Are you a concern parents or a corporate CEO? You may have many desperate reasons to block a website. Stop children from browsing adult websites naturally a big issue for every conscious parent.
Some visionary people to increase the creativity as well productivity of their employees in the workplace want to block social media sites strictly.
The reason can go on. To keep your home & kids safe from Naughty websites or to be more focused on your work you need to block some URL that often distracts you.
Block a Website in 30 Seconds in Windows 7, 8 &10
In Windows 7, 8, 10 on all browsers there are some easy ways to block any unwanted website. Step-by-step below we have clearly explained it. Welcome to follow the friendly guide.
Discover in Windows 10, 8, 7 to block unwanted website Step-by-Step easy Guide
on every browser to block a website, just slightly modified to the Hosts file. Location? at C: Windows –>System32–>drivers–>etc
PS: Installation position of OS depends. Naturally C drive: can be E: or D. In the above directory if you feel unable to find the specified hosts file don’t panic.
As an administrator open the hosts’ file in Notepad. Just add two lines shown in the image below at the end of the file contents.
Now just with the desired website name replace facebook.com
Finished the above task? Now close it after saving the hosts file. From now on “this site can’t be reached“type message will show whenever anyone tries to access the website.
Across all browsers just apply this simple trick and easily you can block any unwanted website.
If you are a Chrome Browser user, to block a website there is a simple way. Interested? Just follow the below section.
Using an extension on Chrome How to block a website
Unfamiliar with editing hosts files? No problem. You can easily block on Chrome any unwanted website. Chrome means with extensions all time works. What you will need is just to properly install a Chrome extension known as Block Sites.
Go to Chrome Web store. Search for Block Sites or simply follow this link to install Block Sites.
Just you need a click on Add to Chrome. To your desired Chrome browser it will add the extension.
Open the extension. Choose an unwanted website you want to block. Place it in the text field. Finally, click on Add page. That’s it. The website will be simply blocked on Chrome now onwards.
Interestingly each time whenever someone tries to enter the blocked sites this extension displays different messages.
Feeling concern any clever person can easily bypass this? A skilled person can overcome it removing the rule added previously and easily bypass this by going to the extension. Don’t worry. Just put a critical password on and use it on authentication field. Instantly it will ask for the password whenever anybody tries to remove the barrier and enter the blocked listed site. Cool news. Isn’t it?