From time to time you might need to block particular third parties from accessing your websites. There are a number of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for instance, and generate fake visits and site traffic. Additionally, there are spammers that leave links to shady websites as comments to website articles. This type of things could drastically undermine your projects, because nobody likes to visit a website with hundreds of fake comments, plus the increased website traffic from both spammers and bots may generate high load on the web server on which your website is hosted, which could result in the site not working properly. Among the most effective solutions in such cases is to block the IP addresses which generate the fake traffic, as a way to be sure that the visits to your Internet site are legitimate.

IP Blocking in Web Hosting

If you purchase a web hosting plan from us, you'll be able to see detailed traffic stats for all of your websites and if you notice that a considerable amount of the visits to any of them aren't authentic, you'll be able to 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 want to block and save the change. All of the addresses which you have blacklisted will show up inside the exact same section of the Control Panel, so you're able to always remove any one of them and enable it to access your Internet site again. You are able to block whole IP ranges using the tool too - you simply need to leave 1 or 2 octets from the address blank. For example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

You shall be able to block IP addresses without difficulty and stop the undesirable traffic to any site hosted in a semi-dedicated server account with our company, because we provide a really easy-to-use tool to do that, that's our Hepsia hosting CP. Even if you have not tackled this kind of matters in the past, you won't have any difficulties, as our tool features a very user-friendly interface. When you check out the IP blocking section of the Control Panel, you will find a complete list of all the domains and subdomains that you've added in the Hosted Domains section. All you need to do to block an IP address is pick the desired domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then enter the IP in the box below. The change shall take effect immediately, so you'll not get any traffic from this address in the future. Removing an IP from the blocked list is equally simple.