How to Block Adult Sites on Chrome, Firefox & Internet Explorer

Adult websites can be blocked on your computer without any special software.

If your tech-savvy kids are spending a fair amount of their computer time surfing the Internet, there’s a chance that they may sometimes accidentally stumble upon adult sites that you would definitely not like them to see.

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With the help of these simple ways, you can easily keep a check on your kid’s web surfing activities when you are not around by blocking the adult websites on your computer.

HOW TO BLOCK AN ADULT WEBSITE IN INTERNET EXPLORER?

  1. Adjust browser settings to block adult websites. On Internet Explorer click “Tools,” then “Internet Options.” Next, click on the “Content” tab.
  2. Enable the “Content Advisor.” Select desired settings from the “Ratings” tab. Decide on ratings for language, sex, violence, and nudity.
  3. Use the “Approved Sites” tab to name sites that children are always able to view. Include favorite sites that are frequently visited.
  4. Type in a password that children using the computer do not know. The password keeps settings from being changed by children.
  5. Install an Internet filter. Download a free filter online.

HOW TO BLOCK ADULT WEBSITES IN GOOGLE CHROME?

  1. Launch Google Chrome.
  2. Click the Wrench symbol in the upper right corner.
  3. Select Settings.
  4. Click Show advanced settings at the bottom.
  5. Choose the Change Proxy Settings button.
  6. On the Security tab, click Restricted Sites and then click on Site.
  7. Enter a URL of the unwanted website, for example, www.youtube.com, and click the Add button.
  8. Close the window.

HOW TO BLOCK ADULT WEBSITES IN FIREFOX?

  1. Start Firefox on your computer.
  2. Click the Menu button (☰) and select “Add-ons.”
  3. Click the “Get Add-ons” tab on the left side of the screen.
  4. Click “See more add-ons” at the bottom of the page.
  5. Search for “BlockSite.”
  6. Click the “Add to Firefox” button and then “Install.”
  7. Restart Firefox.
  8. Click “I don’t want to help” in the new tab.
  9. Open the settings for BlockSite.
  10. Set up a password.
  11. Select between “Blacklist” and “Whitelist.”
  12. Add sites to the list.

SOFTWARES AVAILABLE FOR BLOCKING ADULT WEBSITES

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This software is available for free.It has a special feature i.e. it creates different settings for each child.

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It was rated by PC magazine as #1 in 2003.

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This software disallows certain types of e-mails from getting through. It allows age specific settings.

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It restricts the instant messages, e-mail, and sites.

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