How to Block Websites on Mac OS X

Over the years you may have struggled to keep yourself away from distracting (yet lovely) websites like Facebook, Twitter, Digg, Reddit, Youtube and others. Most of the work places block websites on OS X, hoping it would increase productivity of their employees. But, what about blocking websites on OS X at home? Well, we have put together some of the best tools to keep you away from them partially depending upon which browser you are using.

Chrome Nanny – Chrome Nanny is an extension for Google Chrome which can be used to block websites on OS X Chrome. You can set up white-lists, black-lists and the extent to which the black-listed web sites are blocked. It provides all the flexibility you would need to effectively use your time online and can also be disabled or uninstalled with a click

LeechBlock – LeechBox is like Chrome Nanny for Mozilla Firefox. It is highly customizable and lets you configure specific times to block individual time-wasting web sites. You can create six sets of websites to block, with each set having multiple sites and time restrictions. Make sure you go through all the available options to properly make use of the extension.

Notice: You can always disable or uninstall the above tools and no one works with Safari or the whole Mac system.

Aobo Filter for Mac – A better choice for you is Aobo Internet Filter for Mac. If you want to be on the internet but want to block certain websites off or want to block whole programs from being usable, Aobo Filter for Mac can do this.

Aobo Filter for Mac blocks every website out of every browser as well as applications on your Mac. It helps parents to block websites on OS X and filter unwanted applications at home. With password protecting feature, it effectively save your kids from unhealthy websites and keep them secure online.

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