Can I block specific websites in Firefox? I want to stop other users of my computer from accessing certain websites but I can't find any settings to do this- from support.mozilla.org
There are all sorts of reasons for us to block websites on Firefox, especially you notice the websites are offensive or you need set up Firefox parental controls. Plus, when using Firefox on Mac in office, you might also intend to block special websites on Firefox to avoid being peeped, like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.
As far as I know, Firefox doesn’t provide a built-in function to block Mac websites. So what will you do to fulfill the purpose? In this article, we offer three ways to you on how to block websites on Firefox.
Firefox contains a large number of add-ons that you are able to apply for blocking certain websites. To be precise, these add-ons actually are extensions which can be added to Firefox and perform their given functions. If you are interested in this kind of method, please read the steps below to learn how to block websites on Firefox using add-ons.
The Hosts file is a system file that is mainly used to transfer domain names to IP address. It is small in your Mac, but it plays an important role on mapping hostsnames to stipulated IP address. Using Hosts file to block websites on Firefox on Mac is also simple, now let’s pay attention to the steps.
Cisdem AppCrypt for Mac is a quite supernatural and full-featured app locker. It can block any websites (except Firefox) on Mac with one password. So you can feel free to block websites on Safari, Chrome, etc. with it. In addition, it’s able to password protect any significant apps on Mac like Skype, Contacts, Note, YouTube, Email as well.
Note: Cisdem AppCrypt doesn't support blocking websites on Firefox now. Hope the developer can improve its function in future.
Key features of the program:
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