How To Block Websites On Google Chrome

You can block particular websites on your PC using different methods.Today we are going to cover, how you can block websites on  Google chrome as well as on PC.

Why Blocking Websites On Your PC

Many reasons for this question, for example if a website contain any virus or worms and accidently your children visited this website, means your PC got infected.Thankfully Google Chrome automatically blocks thousands of those websites that found to be dangerous for your PC.Unfortunately this method doesn’t have an option to automatically disable or block any website by content wise.

There are many countries where adult content on the internet is not banned.If you are a proud father and you want to block all the adult related websites on your children PC, then this tutorial will definitely help you to do it.

Block Websites On Google Chrome using traditional way we call it the IE way !

Step 1. Open Google chrome.

Step 2. Click on the setting symbol in the upper right corner.

Step 3. Now go to setting tab and click on Show advanced settings.


Step 4. Here you will find network  —then Change proxy settings.


Step 5. Now the internet properties page will open up.

Step 6. Go to security tab and click on Restricted sites.


Step 7. Type in the website address that you want to block on Google chrome.

There are some disadvantages of using this method, Because this method is not applicable to other web browsers installed on your computer.So make sure you are the admin of your PC and you are the only person who can install apps on your PC.

Now let us check the simple and best option using Google chrome extension.

As you know,Google chrome got backed with thousands of extensions and apps to choose.To block websites on chrome we can use some best  extensions such as Blocksite.

Block Websites On Google Chrome Using Blocksite

Step 1 : Get Blocksite extension from Google chrome Extension Gallery and install it by clicking Add To Chrome button.


Step 2 : Once installed you can configure Blocksite the way you want.You can permanently block the website on chrome or you can provide a password authentication to some websites.Works great if you want to  authorize  some websites specially for you!

Blocksite extension on Google chrome : Features

Password protection – You can protect settings by setting the password. This is great when parents want to block some website for their children to protect them.

Blacklist – Websites that are on Blacklist are forbidden and the extension won’t allow any access to them.

Whitelist – Allow only certain websites and the other ones will be blocked.

Funny quotes – Even when the website is blocked you will get a funny quote from their mascot Mr.Wips.

Block Websites Completely On PC Using Hosts File

Step 1 : Go to windows explorer and look for the “etc” folder. Normally you will find it in C:/ if your windows installation is on C drive. The exact path will be C:/windows/system32/drivers/etc

Step 2: Here you will find the “hosts” file.

Step 3 : Right-click the “hosts” file, and choose “Open”with Notepad

Step 4: Now add the numbers “”, followed by at least one space, followed by the URL of the website that you are looking to block. For example, if you wanted to block “” you would enter “”. Keep in your mind “http://” is not required in front of the website address.


Step 5: Once you edited the hosts file just save it and restart the computer to see the changes.

I hope we covered, how to block websites on chrome as well as on PC in detail here.Let me know which method looks easy for you.

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