Shut Up: Comment Blocker

Last modified
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
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Description of App

Shut Up spares you from Internet troglodytes by hiding all comment sections when browsing the web in Safari. You can even set your favorite websites to
show comments by default.

That's it. Simple and free. Enjoy!

Uses shutup.css by Steven Frank, with permission.



Free or Paid


Apple Watch Support


iOS Version


Device(s) App Was Tested On


Accessibility Comments

Very VoiceOver accessible and easy to use.

VoiceOver Performance

VoiceOver reads all page elements.

Button Labeling

All buttons are clearly labeled.


The app is fully accessible with VoiceOver and is easy to navigate and use.

Other Comments

At this time of writing there has been a slew of ad blockers to try out for free and paid. At first I had love Purify along with ShutUp and was my go to ad blocker. However, something has recently come along which I love better. So give the Adguard - Adblock and Privacy Protection for the Web a look at. It offers more in terms of what you like to block and plus it is free.

Remember that you will need to turn on Shut Up after you install it for the first time. To activate Shut Up you just need to the following steps:

1. Go to the Apple Settings
2. Go to the Safari button and double tap on that
3. Find the Content Blocker button and double tap on this
4. Now Enable Shut Up

Happy Surfing!

Developer's Twitter Username

@ RickyRomero


2 people have recommended this app

Most recently recommended by Ka Yat Li 6 years 7 months ago



Submitted by Apple Khmer on Monday, October 19, 2015

Is there a similar app for Mac?

Submitted by KE7ZUM on Tuesday, October 20, 2015

It's not in the app store. Never assume that any app will be there. You need to do a search for Adblock Plus safari extension

Submitted by Brooke on Saturday, October 24, 2015

When trying to add a site to the allowed list, I can't find a way to actually submit the site URL. I can type in the edit field, but there's nowhere to go after that to get it to save. Anyone else having this issue?

Submitted by Dominique Stansberry on Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Why not just tr hitting "back" like you'd do in any other app or iOS settings window. Just hit back and then go back in to see if it saved.

Submitted by Brooke on Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Tapping Enter several times did the trick, thanks. No, going Back wasn't working, I'd tried that.