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Commonly Whitelisted Domains [FAQs] (17)

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 …

How do I add Wildcard sites to the blacklist? [FAQs] (7)

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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Gravity last updated info Arduino [Community How-to's] (1)
Commonly blacklisted domains ( 2 ) [FAQs] (31)
Display API info using an ESP32 [Community How-to's] (4)
Why won't Pi-hole work with DNS rebind protection enabled? [FAQs] (1)
How do I whitelist or blacklist a domain? [FAQs] (2)
What files does Pi-hole use? [FAQs] (5)
How do I disable long-term stats (but still log daily queries)? [FAQs] (6)
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Auto Update Pi-Hole [Community How-to's] (13)
Enabling HTTPS for your Pi-hole Web Interface ( 2 ) [FAQs] (31)
How can I restore Pi-hole's default ad lists? [FAQs] (3)
Why is FTL offline and showing "Lost Connection To API"? [FAQs] (4)
How do I interperet the DNSSEC column in the query log? [FAQs] (1)
What is setupVars.conf and how do I use it? [FAQs] (7)