Content Filters


Content Filters

Shift has a variety of content filters to help control what type of content is available to users.

The filters are broken up into the following:

All blocks the following categories:

  • Adult Material
  • Adult Themes
  • Lingerie Bikini
  • Nudity
  • Pornography
  • Sexuality
  • Adult Sex Education
  • K 12 Sex Education
  • Drugs
  • Gambling
  • Illegal or Questionable
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Computer Hacking
  • Questionable
  • Profanity
  • Mature Humor
  • Anonymizer
  • Militancy Hate and Extremism
  • Tasteless
  • Violence
  • Weapons Bombs
  • Social Adult
  • Unknown
  • Business and Economy
  • Corporate Marketing
  • Finance
  • Professional Services
  • Classifieds
  • Education
  • Continuing Education Colleges
  • History
  • K 12
  • Reference Sites
  • Science Tech
  • Entertainment Recreation
  • Entertainment
  • Television Movies
  • Music
  • Streaming Media
  • Radio Stations
  • Games
  • Government and Politics
  • Government
  • Politics
  • Health
  • Information Technology
  • Translators
  • Image Host
  • File Host
  • Shareware Download
  • Web Banners
  • Web Host
  • Web Search
  • Portals
  • Safe Search Engine
  • Internet Communication
  • Internet Services
  • Discussion Forums
  • Online Chat
  • Email Host
  • Blogs
  • Job Employment Search
  • Miscellaneous 
  • New and Media
  • Religion
  • Traditional Religion
  • Cult
  • Alt New Age
  • Advanced Security
  • Peer to Peer
  • Social and Family Issues
  • Social Issues
  • Family Issues
  • Society and Lifestyle
  • Art Culture
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Hobbies Leisure
  • Dining Restaurant
  • Alcohol Tobacco
  • Social Networking
  • Shopping and Auctions
  • Specialized Shopping
  • Real Estate
  • Online Auctions
  • Special Interests Social Organizations
  • Sports
  • Travel 
  • Vehicles
  • User Defined
  • Peer to Peer Site
  • Miscellaneous or Unknown
  • Social Games
  • Remote Access Tools

Screenshot of the Shift Admin Portal showing the content filter with the All filter selected

Strict blocks the following categories:

  • Adult Material
  • Adult Themes
  • Lingerie Bikini
  • Nudity
  • Pornography
  • Sexuality
  • Adult Sex Education
  • K 12 Sex Education
  • Drugs
  • Gambling
  • Illegal or Questionable
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Computer Hacking
  • Questionable
  • Profanity
  • Mature Humor
  • Anonymizer
  • Militancy Hate and Extremism
  • Tasteless
  • Violence
  • Weapons Bombs
  • Social Adult

Screenshot of the policies page with the Strict filter selected

Moderate blocks the following categories:

  • Adult Material
  • Adult Themes
  • Lingerie Bikini
  • Nudity
  • Pornography
  • Sexuality
  • Adult Sex Education
  • K 12 Sex Education
  • Social Adult

Screenshot of the create policies page with the moderate filter selected

Minimal blocks the following categories:

  • Pornography

Screenshot of the create policies page with the Minimal filter selected

None does not filter any categories.

Screenshot of the create policies page with the None filter selected

Custom allows admins to define a custom set of filters. In this example, the nudity, pornography, gambling, and job employment search categories are filtered out.

Screenshot of the create policies page with a custom filter in use