Want to make sure that students or employees are only able to visit a certain website? Research shows that employees in 40% cases use the Internet for non-work related needs. Boost company productivity by leaving them only a few websites to visit. Weballow also can be used as a parental control utility that allows viewing selected websites and blocks every other website. If you are concerned that your teenager instead of doing the homework is browsing the Internet this tool is for you. If your kid is playing online games on a certain site and you a worried that he might click on an inappropriate add and start browsing questionable material, then this software is right for you. You may predefine list of "approved" domains or URLs, load them into this software, activate blocking and you may be sure that Internet Explorer will be able to show data only from sites on the approved list. This is a perfect web content filtering tool for schools, quiz testing classes and computers located at public places such as retail stores, libraries or hotel lobbies.
School district installed WebAllow at all computer classes in 17 schools in the area. Problem: lots of students during computer classes are not actually following the material being presented during the class. They use web browser as a chat tool and visit various web sites. Even though student are logged on computers with a limited privileges account they have to be able to use Internet Explorer, but it is advisable to restrict the usage of the browser only to the classes related materials.
After installing WebAllow high school students cannot visit any website outside the school domain. Note that they also cannot install alternative browser since their computer accounts do not have administrative privileges.
The store has two computers available to the public with a home page set to the companys website. The companies website has a full catalogue of the products available for sale as OEM and as boxed hardware items. Visitors are allowed to browse anywhere. They shop around the WWW for the same item and do not purchase the product in the store.
WebAllow locked Internet Explorer to the companys online product catalogue.
The library has ten computers that have home page set to library catalogue. The main purpose is to allow students to search for the library items and check their availability via web interface. Instead, the students form lines to use the computers to browse the Internet.
WebAllow restricted all but library search URL to be displayed in Internet Explorer
All the above examples show that if an unrestricted Internet access is given to the visitors, students or customers it can be and is misused. Installing WebAllow is the answer to that.
Internet Explorer 5 or greater