The auto-playing videos and audio are something that I want to keep at a fair distance especially when I'm browsing web seriously. They tend to distract me a lot. Thankfully, there is a way to perfectly deal with that unsolicited stuff. Muting a website in Chrome on Mac, Windows PC or Linux is pretty simple, and you should take the full advantage of this nifty little feature to browse the web with desired peace.
The best thing about this feature is that it lets you mute a site even if it's not playing any audio. Hence, you can silence the site in the very beginning so that you will continue to navigate through pages unruffled.
How to Mute/Unmute Entire Web Site in Chrome
How to Mute an Entire Web Site in Chrome on Mac or Windows PC
Before going through the process, ensure that you are using the latest version of Google Chrome on your computer.
Step #1. Launch Chrome on your computer.
Step #2. Now, head over to the website which you want to mute.
Step #3. Next, you need to right-click on the window title bar or Tab bar for the site that is playing sound and select Mute Site.
Alternately, click on Windows from the top navigation and click on Mute.
You have muted the entire site. Now, go ahead and read articles without any interruption.
If you ever happened to change your mind, you will be able to easily unmute the site.
How to Unmute a Site in Chrome on Mac and Windows PC
Step #1. Open Chrome on your computer and go to the site which you want to unmute.
Step #2. Now, right-click on the muted site and select Unmute Site to stop silencing audio/video from the website.
Alternately, click on Windows from the top navigation and click on Mute again to unmute the site.
That's pretty much it!
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So, that's how you can make your web browsing a bit more peaceful in Chrome. Though there is no option to silence an entire website in Safari, you can certainly stop the auto-playing videos.