Once in a while you may need to block particular third parties from accessing your websites. There are a lot of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for instance, and produce fake visits and site traffic. Additionally, there are spammers that leave links to suspicious sites as comments to blog articles. This kind of things could considerably undermine your projects, since no one likes to visit an Internet site with tons of fake comments, furthermore the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots could generate high load on the server on which your website is hosted, which could result in your site not functioning properly. One of the best solutions in such a case is to block the IP addresses which generate the fake traffic, so as to ensure that the visits to your website are real.

IP Blocking in Shared Web Hosting

If you order a Linux shared web hosting from our company, you shall be able to see comprehensive traffic statistics for all of your websites and if you notice that many of the visits to each of them are not legit, you could block the IP addresses that have produced the most traffic using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is extremely simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then input the IP address that you'd like 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'll be able to block whole IP ranges using the tool also - 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

You shall be able to block IP addresses easily and stop the undesirable traffic to any website hosted inside a semi-dedicated server account with our company, since we provide a very easy-to-use tool to do that, that's offered with our Hepsia hosting CP. Even if you have never tackled this type of issues in the past, you'll not have any difficulties, considering that our tool features a very user-friendly interface. Once you check out the IP blocking section of the CP, you will find a comprehensive list of all the domains and subdomains that you've added inside the Hosted Domains section. All you should do to block an IP address is select the desired domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then enter the IP inside the box below. The change will take effect at once, so you'll not get any traffic from this address in the future. Taking away an IP from the blocked list is equally uncomplicated.