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Allow or block content settings for certain sites

You can set exceptions to your content settings (like plugins, JavaScript, and notifications) for specific websites. Learn more about changing your content settings.

Without changing your default settings, you can add an exception to the default for a specific website or domain. For example, by default, Chrome allows cookies to save local data from sites. But if you don't trust a site, you can add an exception to block cookies on only that site.

To add an exception to your content settings, follow these steps:

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More More and then Settings.
  3. At the bottom, click Advanced.
  4. Under "Privacy and security," click Content settings.
  5. Click the type of content that you want to update.
  6. Next to "Block" or "Allow," click Add.
  7. Enter the web address.
    • To create exceptions for an entire domain, insert [*.] before the domain name. For example,[*.] will match and
    • You can also specify an IP address, an IPv6 address, or a non-http URL.
  8. Click Add.

You can also remove exceptions you don't want any more. Next to the site or domain, click More More and then Remove.

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