From time to time you may need to block specific third parties from accessing your Internet sites. There are a lot of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for instance, and generate fake visits and online traffic. Additionally, there are spammers who leave links to questionable sites as comments to site articles. This sort of things can considerably undermine your projects, as nobody likes to visit a website with hundreds of fake comments, furthermore the increased traffic from both spammers and bots can generate high load on the server on which your site is hosted, that can result in the site not working correctly. One of the best solutions in this case is to block the IP addresses that produce the fake traffic, as a way to make certain that the visits to your website are authentic.

IP Blocking in Shared Website Hosting

If you purchase a Linux shared website hosting from our company, you'll be able to see in depth traffic statistics for all of your Internet sites and if you notice that a large amount of the visits to each of them aren't legit, you may block the IP addresses which have created the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is incredibly simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address that you would like to block and save the change. All of the addresses which you have blacklisted shall appear in the exact same section of the Control Panel, so that you can always remove any of them and allow it to access your Internet site again. You'll be able to block entire IP ranges through the tool also - you just need to leave 1 or 2 octets from the address blank. For instance, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you host your websites inside a semi-dedicated server account with us and you want to block one or numerous IP addresses at some point, you are able to take advantage of the easy-to-use blocking tool, which we have included in our in-house built Hepsia hosting Control Panel. With a few clicks, you shall be able to block certain IPs or whole ranges, if needed. All you will need to do is pick out any one of your domains or subdomains from a drop-down menu, decide if the blocking must be valid for the root folder or for a subfolder that's part of the website, and then enter the IP address that you'd like to block. For an IP range, you just have to omit the last octet or the last two octets of the address with regards to the size of the network you want to block. All the addresses that you've restricted will be listed inside the very same section and if you wish to whitelist any one of them, you'll be able to do it with only a click at any time.