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By arunsammit, history, 3 months ago, In English

If anyone knows any method to remove the Recent Actions sidebar in codeforces, may you please tell me how to do it. That sidebar distracts me a lot while I am trying to understand some problem's solution by reading editorials. Thanks for helping me in advance.

EDIT: Found out a way to do it.

  1. Install Adblock extension

  2. Right Click on the extension icon and select Extension options.

  3. Click on the EDIT button next to Manually edit your filters option.

  4. Paste the following to remove the recent actions sidebar permanently: codeforces.com##DIV[class="recent-actions"]

  5. In case you want to again enable it, delete that line by going to filter options using same steps.

 
 
 
 
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I don't think there's a way to get rid of it without using external tools and I don't think anyone has created any kind of extension for that.

You can temporarily remove it by right clicking on the box, clicking "inspect element", going to the highlighted line that comes up, right clicking that, and then clicking "delete element". Unfortunately, the box will return when your refresh the page, but that's the best solution I can think of.

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If you use an ad blocker, you can likely configure it to hide an element.

I've configured mine to hide the "standings" button when viewing a problem from the problemset (for example, from https://codeforces.com/problemset/problem/1388/E, rather than https://codeforces.com/contest/1388/problem/E), because that button goes to a page I literally never want to go to (https://codeforces.com/problemset/standings, rather than https://codeforces.com/contest/1388/standings).

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    Thank you very much for your suggestion, I found out a way to do it using Adblock extension.

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      A more restrictive version of above which removes other useless and distracting features too.

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