Please disable auto-play videos and stop adding them to EVERY page

Long-time user of the site and I'm finding this increasingly distracting, frustrating, and unnecessary. Thank you!

  • Posted by: Sarah
  • May 5, 2021


Cynthia R. June 30, 2022
I used to use Food52 a lot, but the popup ads are now rendering the site unusable. So sad. Is there any way around this?
miamineymo October 28, 2021
Totally agree!
Sherri S. July 24, 2021
I noticed recently an alarming increased number of pop up adds and videos. It is starting to feel like pinterest and food network. It is very distracting - I am here to find recipes in the community recipe bank and have thoroughly enjoyed food52 since 2013!! Please provide a way to opt out of ads.
Emily K. July 26, 2021
Hi Sherri! While there's not a way to opt out of ads at this time, we really appreciate your thoughts and will be sure to keep them in mind—we're sorry to hear that you're finding them distracting!
Emily K. May 6, 2021
Hi Sarah, thanks so much for sharing this feedback with us. We're sorry to hear that some of the recipe videos haven't been more helpful to you or your cooking process! Lots of recipes on our site don't have them, but otherwise might be helpful to make sure to mute as you browse. We'll keep your thoughts in mind as we continue to grow, and appreciate you sharing them.
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