This article is about to help you unblock access to restricted websites at universities, school and workplaces to reduce distractions, conserve bandwidth, or censor content. In some countries, social bookmarking sites like Digg, New York times and Reddit are also blocked.Even many countries which includes China, Iran, pakistan ,Saudi Arabia’s government blocked many undesirable websites to access to extend greater censorship over the net than any other country in the world
Social sites that are often blocked include Twitter,Google News, Typepad, ebay, Blogger blogs, YouTube,gmail, Facebook, Bebo, Myspace, Orkut, MySpace, Pandora, Bebo, Photobucket, Yahoo! Messenger, AOL AIM, Flickr, last.fmyahoo, goolgle talk, etc.
If you want to circumvent such limitations–and you’re willing to assume any attendant risks- here is the tools to remove those restrictions.
A proxy website is seen in the google search,acts as an intermediate source between the user and server the site setup using their IP Address and Port Numbers. Users send requests to proxy websites which conveys them to the site’s server like “twitter proxy server”. The reply received by the proxy website is then forwarded to the user’s computer. This gives an impression to IP’s and blocking software that the user is visiting proxy website but it was really blocked.. if you need the additional security , there are many paid version of proxy too.
To access blocked website, type the IP number to visit into the address bar of your browser and you should be able to access it. However, if your blocking software maps the IP address to the web server (reverse DNS lookup), the website will still remain blocked.
Another option would be to go to websites like http://www.tinyurl.com or http://www.snipurl.com (which offer URL redirection services) and type in the URL of the website you with to visit and create a brand-new shortened URL for the website that you wish to go to.
How to Setup Proxy Servers using their IP Address
If you do not want to search, here are 4 popular free proxy websites you can use:-
if you want to open your blocked website using a web proxy, you do not need any setup. However, if you want to open a proxy server that can only be accessed by using its IP address and port number, you must configure your browser to use it. Follow the instructions given below to setup this type of proxy in your browser
Google Chrome and Internet Explorer Users
- Start Internet Explorer.
- tab on Tools, Internet Options.
- press the Connections Tab, select your Network Connection and click on Settings.
- Check on Use a Proxy Server for this Connection.
- In the Address field, type the IP Address of your Proxy server. In the Port field, enter the Port Number.
- Click on OK and OK again.
Mozilla Firefox Users
Mozilla Firefox users can configure their browser to use a proxy by following the instructions given below:-
- Start Mozilla Firefox.
- then tab on Tools, Options.
- Click on Advanced Tab.
- press the Network tab.
- Click on Settings.
- Encircle Manual Proxy Configuration.
- type the IP Address and Port Number at the appropriate place. many place it will act as HTTP server.