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Block a Website Category

In this guide, you will learn how to use 1Focus to block specific website categories on your Mac, helping you minimize distractions and enhance productivity.

Steps (2 minutes):

  1. Subscribe to 1Focus Pro.
  2. Open 1Focus. You can reopen the 1Focus window by clicking its arrow icon in the top right of your screen. 1Focus menu bar item
  3. Under WebsitesBlocked Categories, enable the checkmark next to a website category. Enable checkmark
  4. Optionally, you can make exceptions for specific websites.
  5. Start blocking.

Available Categories

Here is the list of website categories that you can block using 1Focus:

The All Websites category allows you to block access to every single website. After enabling this, you can selectively make exceptions for specific sites, creating your custom Allowlist.

Extend Categories

The website categories contain popular websites and user suggestions. We expand them over time. However, it is very difficult to maintain complete lists of websites because there are billions of websites and hundreds of thousands of new ones appear every day.

To extend the website categories:

For improved pornography blocking:

  1. Set up OpenDNS Family Shield (2 minutes).
  2. Optionally, block the System Settings to prevent changes.

Troubleshooting

For help, contact support.

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