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Commonly Whitelisted Domains

This post is a wiki post. Anybody can edit it to provide useful tips for whitelisting. Editing abuse may result in a ban from the forums! Whitelisting Tips List any tips you’ve discovered on how or what to whitelist in …

53 19 January 2020
How do I add Wildcard sites to the blacklist?

Update: The functionality of this is now baked into Pi-Hole! You can either add wildcarded blacklist domains on the Web Admin UI, or from the command line by running pihole -wild example.com   Note: This works for blac…

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