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I am easily distracted and want to only go to Stack Overflow and other Stack Exchange sites to solve a specific problem, however my eyes constantly go to "Linked" or "Related" or "Hot Meta Posts". Is there a way to only show the search bar, questions and answers and nothing else?

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    @John: This is not an answer to my question. Oct 14 at 15:46
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    Some ad blockers can remove entire sections of any page. I used to do similar on SE, but current Safari will not allow that type of extension any more.
    – Tetsujin
    Oct 14 at 15:51
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    This is a decent question. But a meta question. In my mind Stack Exchange could setup a “hide sidebar” option. But this is the main Super User site so there is no value in asking this here. Oct 14 at 16:32

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  • In your browser, install uBlock Origin add-on.
  • Right-click on a page element and select Block element.
  • Click Preview to see how the page looks with that element blocked.
  • Click Create to create a rule to block that in the future.

You may need to block multiple elements, as some may be hidden under others, as containers.

This tool is particularly useful for sites with annoying overlays, such as YouTube.

uBlock Origin - blocking an element

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