Blocking Features - HT Work Focus FAQ

1. How do I block specific websites or keywords?

2. How do I block all websites except those whitelisted?

3. How do I block/limit an application?

4. How do I limit time on websites?




How Do I Block Specific Websites or Keywords?

With HT Work Focus, you can block certain websites, keywords, and website categories.

  1. Click Website Blocking.
  2. Click the Add button near the Banned Websites list and enter the URL or keyword you want to block.
  3. Add all the websites you want to block and click Apply.

How to block websites/keywords HT Work Focus

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How do I block all websites except a whitelist?

HT Work Focus lets you block all websites and allow only the sites from your trusted list.

  1. Go to Website Blocking.
  2. Click the Add button near the Allowed Websites list and enter the URL or keyword you want to allow.
  3. Make your list of allowed websites.
  4. Select the Only see the website on the allowed list checkbox and click Apply.

How to block all websites except whitelisted HT Work Focus

Important! Addresses on your list must be equal to their real addresses on the Internet. Do not include additional characters in your list. Avoid slashes, www, and other characters that the actual URL could not contain. The most reliable way is to open a website in your browser and copy-paste its URL to the program.

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How do I block/limit an application?

One of the HT Work Focus unique features is its ability to block or limit certain applications.

  1. Go to Application Blocking.
  2. Add applications you want to block. Select an installed app on the list that appears or add an app name for not installed.
    Note! Click Browse to find and add an exe file of the program which you cannot find on the list.
  3. Choose Block or Limit.
  4. Specify Maximum Allowed Time and Schedule for the Limited apps if needed.

How to block/limit apps HT Work Focus

One more way that allows you to block applications even more easily by selecting them from logs:

  1. Run the app you want to block.
  2. Go to HT Work Focus > Applications logs.
  3. Select the application on the list and click the Block app button.

How to block app from the logs HT Work Focus

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How Do I Limit Time on Certain Websites?

Limiting the amount of time that users can spend on time-wasting sites that are not related to work is an excellent idea to your productivity.

  1. Go to the Website Limiting.
  2. Add a website to the list.
  3. Choose Limit.
  4. Specify the maximum amount of time a user can spend on the limited sites.
  5. Set Schedule for your list if needed.

How to limit time on certain websites HT Work Focus

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