Block Sites From Google Results With uBlacklist

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Chrome: In some cases you simply never wish to see a particular website in your Google results. Possibly you want to obstruct a questionable news source, or you do not desire Pinterest in your image search engine result, or there’s a really gross online forum that keeps appearing in searches. Some websites like Yahoo Responses and Quora have a way of jumbling up lots of searches. You can block a site from future searches with the uBlacklist Chrome extension

Once the extension is set up, uBlacklist adds a “block this website” link to every Google outcome. To eliminate a site from search results page, click the link and struck OK.

The extension is robust and feature-rich. When it obstructs particular outcomes, it consists of a little notice at the top of the page, next to Google’s outcomes count. Click “Program” to briefly reveal the blocked outcomes. This will also reveal a link to unblock the site. Image results appear instead as blanks, and can also be exposed with one click.

In uBlacklist’s extension alternatives, you can sync your blacklist across gadgets using Google Drive, and manually enter URLs to obstruct. Using wildcards, you can obstruct an entire website or just specific subdomains or pages. The extension links to syntax guides for these block guidelines.

Regrettably, there are a few holes in the internet. For instance, if you obstruct foxnews.com, uBlacklist will block Fox News as a source on news searches from the main Google page, however not on searches made at news.google.com And blocking a site does not also obstruct that website’s social networks pages from outcomes (unless you add those to your blacklist too). But these are little flaws that should not ruin most usages of the extension.

Google used to have its own extension for obstructing websites, but that closed down some time prior to2018 That means you have to trust developer iorate to responsibly manage access to your Google history, or take a look at the extension’s source code on GitHub

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Angie Ronson

Angie Ronson is Editor-in-Chief at THRS. She covers the transformative impact of new technology on all sectors.