Using Category Search in School Manager

This article is intended for IT support.

You can use School Manager’s Category Search to help manage your filtering policies and check the category that a website belongs in. Enter a website into the tool, which will show you its Theme, Category and Signature.

Using Category Search

You can use the Category Search results and the Test Policy Tool to prevent conflicts, improve existing Policies or create new Policies.

  1. Go to Filtering > Content Filtering.
  2. Select Category Search.


    Do not include the site’s protocol (examples, https:// or http://) in your query.

  3. Type a web address, domain or subdomain.
  4. Select Search.
  5. You will see the Theme, Category and Signature. You will also see any matching policies.
  6. Note your results and close the window.
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