09 Jun Disable Google FLoC for WordPress
Google are at it again. With another predatory tracking method now via your browser called FLoC.
How to disable Google FLoC?
Install this plugin and test your site, be sure you clear any cache before you test this.
More information about FLoC can be found here:
- What is Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC)?
- Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC)
- Google’s FLoC Is a Terrible Idea
- Block FLoC With Duckduckgo
- Am I FLoCed?
The plugin author has kindly set up an online FLoC header checker. Add your website’s homepage URL to see of the header is present and if you have been FloCed.
WordPress are on the fence about auto disabling this, while ClassicPress has already added this as a feature to its backend. I am seeing more advancements in ClassicPress, while WordPress seems to be still trying to get Gutenberg to work almost 2 years later.