Screenshot / Code Snippet


Personalize your Stack Exchange experience. Inspired from this question.

It provides you the ability to toggle the visibility of certain elements on the page, including:

  • The "Find a Job" category on the left sidebar.

  • The Teams advertisement on the left sidebar.

  • The Overflow Blog + Featured on Meta + Hot Meta Posts side widget.

  • The Linked Posts sidewidget.

  • The Related Posts sidewidget.

  • The Hot Network Questions.

Settings modal can be toggled with the Ctrl + Q shortcut.

All settings are set to "Show" by default.


MIT License



Status: Stable - no bugs reported.

Un-minified: https://github.com/SpectricSO/stack-scripts/blob/main/scripts/focus-mode/v2.2/script.js

Minified: https://github.com/SpectricSO/stack-scripts/blob/main/scripts/focus-mode/v2.2/script.min.js


Browser Support

IE Chrome Firefox Safari Edge Opera
~ 10-11 ~ 4-20, ✔️ 21+ ~ 2-27, ✔️ 28+ ~3.1-6, ✔️ 6.1 + ✔️ 12+ ✔️ 12.1+

Support not guaranteed. This graph should only give you an idea. Please consider editing to ensure this table is up to date

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Change Log


Added a Roboto font for browsers which did not have Roboto font automatically installed.


Fixed a reported bug reported by Kevin M. Mansour probably attributed to low height incompatibilities.


Written fully with JavaScript. Uses HTML5 Web Storage API to preserve preferences.

  • Where can I find settings page :) – Kevin M. Mansour May 6 at 13:46
  • 2
    @KevinM.Mansour Use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Q – Spectric May 6 at 13:47

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