Google Chrome is a fast, easy and safe web browser. It automatically blocks pop-ups from showing up automatically, you can choose whether you want to be notified when pop-ups have been blocked for a site. But at this time Chrome does not allow users to block sites manually. However, you can edit the Windows HOSTS file, anything blocked Windows-wide will impact Google Chrome. This article shows how to block pop-up page and website.
To block a website in Google Chrome, the best way is either editing the HOSTS file, or installing firewall software. To editing the HOSTS file, please follow the steps below:
Now, any attempt to visit the site you blocked in Chrome (or any other browser, internet application) will connect failed.
An example HOSTS file from my computer:
# # This file has been automatically generated for use by Microsoft Internet # Connection Sharing. It contains the mappings of IP addresses to host names # for the home network. Please do not make changes to the HOSTS.ICS file. # Any changes may result in a loss of connectivity between machines on the # local network. # 127.0.0.1 wx.uying.com 127.0.0.1 msn.allyes.com 127.0.0.1 play.unionsky.cn 127.0.0.1 www.UnionBig.com 127.0.0.1 www.dudu.com
How to block a website in Google Chrome