Exclusion from various websites is usually very annoying. It is often done for security reasons, but in any case the user is not allowed to access the content he is looking for, causing him discomfort. Next, we'll look at 14 ways to access blocked sites.
- Use VPN.
The VPN is a software that does not allow the user's real IP address to be displayed. Using VPN is probably the best way to access banned sites.
- Use Proxy Websites.
Too often, in the workplace, employers restrict access to specific sites such as social media, streaming sites and personal emails. In this case, the proxy websites can be very useful. Of course, this option is not the safest.
- Use an IP instead of the URL.
Each website's URL has an IP address. It is possible that a particular one has been excluded URL, but not the corresponding IP. So you can use it to access restricted sites.
- In Windows, type tracert websitename.com at the command prompt to get the IP address.
- On Macs, open Network Utility, click Traceroute at the top, and enter the address to find the IP address.
- On iPhone and Android, find apps called Traceroute in the App Store and on Play Store.
- In Linux, type dig sitename.com in the Terminal to get the IP address.
- Change the network proxy in the browser.
Sometimes, on networks with blocked sites, there may be more than one network proxy. So, at one time you are banned, at another you are not. You need to find the connections / network option in the browser settings. There, select either no proxy or a different proxy.
- Use Google Translate.
Many organizations do not prohibit it Google Translate, as it is an educational tool. So, with this tool, you can bypass the restriction by turning banned sites into another language you may know.
- Avoid blocking via extensions.
Hola and ProxMate are a few extensions, which you can use to access blocked sites in Chrome and other browsers. Plus, UltraSurf lets you navigate freely using the encrypted proxy network and is powerful enough to guard against firewalls.
- URL redirect method.
In some cases you can go to the browser's address bar and type: https://www.url.com. Then, if you receive the security alert, click Proceed Anyway.
- Replace the DNS server.
In essence this method involves its use Google DNS or OpenDNS for internet access. At the same time, changing the DNS ensures the privacy of the user.
- Go to the Machine Wayback.
This is an interesting service that stores a copy of most of a website. It actually stores many versions of the site and you can use it to access previous versions. It is also used for browsing banned internet content.
- Use the RSS feed.
RSS readers can help you access and read the content of a website. So, just get the RSS feed and add it to the RSS reader. In case now the site has no feed, there are some useful services online courses for its creation.
- Use TOR.
The TOR browser could act as a bypass tool on blocked sites. It is also used for accessing the dark web and generally sites that are usually blocked.
- Change the internet network.
You can access blocked sites by restarting it Wi-Fi router, to force the computer to assign another IP address.
- Use HTML to PDF converter.
SodaPDF, for example, provides a free online service that can help you download a site directly to your computer without even having access to it. Just go to this link and enter the desired URL.
- Use Firefox from a USB drive.
If you know you will be in a site that blocks websites, install a Firefox browser in one USB.