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Block a Website on Mac

Block distracting websites to stay focused and get things done. Block YouTube, social media, Netflix, and adult sites for example.

Steps (3 minutes):

  1. Download 1Focus on the Mac App Store.
  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. Click the + button under Blocked Websites. Add a website to block in 1Focus
  4. Enter the website to block and confirm with the Enter key (⏎).
  5. Start blocking.

Done! For help, contact support.


  1. Start blocking.
  2. Grant permission to block websites.
  3. Restart your web browser.
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. Uninstall 1Focus, permanently delete it from the Trash (important) and reinstall it from the Mac App Store. No data is lost.

Grant Permission to Block Websites

1Focus asks for permission to block websites once for each browser. If you’ve denied it access, go to System SettingsPrivacy & SecurityAutomation1Focus and activate all browsers listed there. Tip: You can prevent bypassing blocking by blocking the app System Settings under 1FocusApps.

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