How To Use Proxies to Open Blocked Websites

Is one of your favorite site is blocked in your school or office? Do you want to access any website even if it is blocked? Then you should use proxies to access those sites.

What is a Proxy?

A proxy server. or a proxy in short, is a server which services the requests of its clients by forwarding requests to other servers.

It works like this, you connect to the proxy server, requesting it to open a web page, which is obviously available from a different server. The proxy server connects to the specified server and requests the web page on behalf of the client.

This is all you need to know about proxies to start using them. To learn more about proxies, check the wikipedia page on proxies.

And technical details apart, you just have to visit any of the following proxy sites, enter the URL you want to visit in the text box, and press enter. That’s it.

List of Working Proxy Servers


If you find any of the proxies in the above list to be down, or if you know about any good proxy servers, then do let us know and we will update the list above.

6 thoughts on “How To Use Proxies to Open Blocked Websites”

  1. I’ll definitely post a tutorial on configuring opera for proxy. And yes, you can download while using a proxy.

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