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I'd like to disable Wikipedia's article previews that are shown when hovering over a link:

Wikipedia link preview screenshot

I know I can disable those when being logged in but most of the time I'm using Wikipedia without being logged in. I also delete my cookies regularly.

I hoped that there would be a Greasemonkey script to disable them but I couldn't find anything relevant on OpenUserJS or Greasy Fork.

I'm using Firefox.

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There is no need for a script. Wikipedia gives you the option via a pop-up no matter the browser.
Even not logged in you can turn it off by:

  • Hover over any article link.
  • On the preview, click on the gear icon in the bottom-right corner.

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  • Select "Disable" in the pop-up and then "Save".

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Wikipedia:Tools/Navigation popups

  • Thanks for your answer! This works until I restart Firefox (I delete all the cookies when exiting). – Matthias Braun Dec 2 at 18:17
  • "This works until I restart Firefox (I delete all the cookies when exiting)". That is the whole idea of cookies. Please remember that as per site guidelines when an answer addresses your question, you should accept it and maybe upvote it so others can benefit as well. – marikamitsos Dec 2 at 18:29
  • I appreciate your answer. I was hoping for a solution that doesn't rely on cookies since, as I stated in the question, I clear them regularly for privacy reasons and as far as I know there's no option in Firefox that would exempt cookies of certain sites from deletion. – Matthias Braun 2 days ago
  • "I appreciate your answer. I was hoping for a solution that ..." This is as good as it gets. ¯_(ツ)_/¯ – marikamitsos 2 days ago

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