Every now and then you may have to block certain third parties from accessing your sites. There are a number of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for example, and generate fake visits and website traffic. Additionally, there are spammers who leave links to questionable websites as comments to site articles. Such things may significantly undermine your projects, simply because nobody likes to visit a site with hundreds of fake comments, not to mention that the increased traffic from both spammers and bots could generate high load on the web server in which your website is hosted, that can result in your site not working properly. Among the most effective solutions in this case is to block the IP addresses that produce the fake traffic, in order to make certain that the visits to your website are real.

IP Blocking in Shared Website Hosting

If you get a Linux shared website hosting package from our company, you will be able to see comprehensive traffic statistics for all your websites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to any of them aren't legitimate, you are able to block the IP addresses which have generated the most traffic through our IP Blocking tool. The interface is quite simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address that you want to block and save the change. All of the addresses you have blacklisted shall appear inside the very same section of the CP, so you're able to always remove any of them and enable it to access your site again. You could block entire IP ranges through the tool too - you just need to leave one or two octets from the address blank. For example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you host your Internet sites within a semi-dedicated server account with our company and you want to block one or numerous IP addresses sooner or later, you are able to leverage the easy-to-use blocking tool, that we've supplied with our in-house built Hepsia hosting CP. With a few mouse clicks, you shall be able to block specific IPs or whole ranges, if necessary. All you'll need to do is pick out any one of your domains or subdomains from a drop-down menu, choose if the blocking must be valid for the root folder or for a subfolder which is part of the site, and then type the IP address that you want to block. For an IP range, you simply have to omit the last octet or the last 2 octets of the address based on the size of the network that you want to block. Each of the addresses that you've restricted shall be listed inside the exact same section and if you wish to whitelist any one of them, you will be able to do it with simply a click anytime.