There are numerous websites available in the internet but you can choose to restrict a specific website or a group of websites from being accessible on your Google chrome browser, ensure this distractions are not slowing down your productive career, these can also be carried out by parents who tends to restrict their kids from accessing certain websites containg adult contents. Here are guidelines on how to block websites on chrome.
How to block websites on Google Chrome/Desktop
Open a block site page this is where the block site is being installed from. A block site enables you block individual pages or entire websites. Once you set your password other computer users won’t be able to access your block site.
Then click on add to chrome
The next thing to do is to click on add extension, you will see this option at the top corner of the page. Clicking on this automatically installs the Block site.
By clicking on the block site icon at the right side of your google chrome page. A drop down menu pops out.
The next step is to edit block sites list this is normally seen at the drop down menu, this action opens the block site page.
Then add a website: There is a text box at the top of the page where you add the address of the website you want to block.
How do I block a website on chrome?
Here are the required steps on how to block websites on chrome
Click +: This is seen as the right side of the website top field, once this is done your website will automatically add to the list of blocked websites on the block site. You can also remove your website from the list of block’s site blacklist by clicking the red circle iron located at the website’s url found in the list of block sites.
Then click on settings located at the left side of the block site page.
Head to the “require a password section of the page to get access to the block site menu” section.
This will automatically create a password text box right at the bottom of the page.
Enter your preferred password which should be a minimum of 5 characters.
By clicking on the “click set password” icon your password will be created automatically and applied to the block site.
This block site restrictions can also be used in incognito mode.
How to block websites on chrome mobile
Here are the required steps on how to block websites on chrome mobile
Open the Google playstore and download the block site app.
Open the block site app by clicking on the shield-shaped block site app icon.
Tap the enable button at the lower part of the screen.
How do I block a website on my android?
Open the block settings on your android mobile phone.
Tap the + icon located at the bottom-right corner of your screen, this will direct you to a platform where you will be able to block websites.
At the top of the screen there is a text field where you are required to input the address of the website.
Click the good sign located at the top-right corner on your mobile screen.This will automatically include the website to the block Site’s list of blocked sites. This won’t enable you to access the websites on your Google Chrome as well as other browsers.
How to block websites on chrome iPhone
The app store only have few apps that enables you restrict the access to certain websites on iOS devices.
Click the greyish settings icon from the home screen of your iPhone
Proceed to general and then click on restrictions.
Once the restriction is on, you have to input your restriction password before changes can be made on this section. This password is entirely different from your iOS device password.
Once you are through with this part, head to the websites listed below the allowed content headings. .
click on the Limit Adult Content icon and then click on the Add a website action.
A text field appears where you input the address of the website you wish to restrict its access.
Click on the fine icon to finish the whole process.
How to block websites on Chrome’s Mac
Making use of the selfcontrol app
The self control app enables you restrict the access of a certain website for 24hrs. Once the site is restricted it won’t be accessed until after 24hrs. Click here to download the self-control app.
After you must have downloaded the SelfControl app
The next step is the installation of the SelfControl app.
Then open the SelfControl app.
Tap the Edit blacklist icon located at the bottom right corner in the SelfControl window.
Tap the + icon located in the lower left corner of the window.
Fill in the address of your website, always make sure it appear in “www” format.
Clicking on the “return” icon will automatically add your chosen website to the block list.
The next step is specify the time you want the block list to be functional.
Then finally click on the start icon.
How to block certain websites on chrome using the personal blocklist by Google on chrome.
First you have to upgrade your Google chrome to the latest version.
Open the personal blocklist page which will enable you install the personal blocklist.
Tap on the”add yo chrome” icon located the upper-right side of the window.
Then click on add extension which appears as a notification.This option is usually seen at the top of the page.
Enter the address of the website you want to restrict from being accessible on your Google Chrome.
Tap on the personal block list icon, this will prompt the appearnce of a drop-down menu.
When the drop-down menu appears, there is a link close to the top of the menu containing the website’s URL. Clicking this URL automatically add the website’s address to the Personal Blocklist.
Click on the back button located at the top-left corner, this confirms the addition of the website to the app.
With this guidelines on how to block websites on chrome you can prevent your kids from gaining access to malicious or adult contents related websites.