What's in this article:
- How to disable your browser's pop-up blocker if your PDFs aren't downloading properly.
Instructions for disabling pop-up blockers by browser:
Have you ever found the perfect article on JSTOR only to click "Download PDF" and watch helplessly as nothing happens?
Your browser may be the cause of this trouble. Web browsers generally have a default setting that blocks all pop-ups. While this is mostly good for the health of your computer pop-up blockers sometimes can’t differentiate between ads and PDFs of scholarly articles. This is something that users have to manually change within their browser settings.
Each browser has a slightly different way of disabling the pop-up blocker for specific websites. If you are not sure which browser and version you're using right now, this website will tell you.