Once in a while you might need to block certain third parties from accessing your sites. There are plenty of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for example, and produce fake visits and site traffic. There are also spammers that leave links to shady websites as comments to blog articles. This sort of things can greatly undermine your projects, because nobody likes to visit a site with countless fake comments, plus the increased traffic from both spammers and bots could create high load on the web server on which your site is hosted, which may result in your site not functioning properly. Among the most effective solutions in this case is to block the IPs that generate the fake traffic, so as to make sure that the visits to your website are legitimate.

IP Blocking in Shared Website Hosting

If you get a shared website hosting from our company, you'll be able to see in depth traffic statistics for all your sites and if you notice that many of the visits to any of them aren't legitimate, you may block the IP addresses that have produced the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is incredibly simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then input the IP address you want to block and save the change. All of the addresses which you have blacklisted will appear inside the same exact section of the CP, so that you can always remove any one of them and permit it to access your website again. You could block whole IP ranges through the tool as well - you just need to leave one or two octets from the address blank. For instance, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

You'll be able to block IP addresses without difficulty and stop the unwelcome traffic to any website hosted within a semi-dedicated server account with us, because we offer you a very easy-to-use tool to do that, that is included with our Hepsia hosting Control Panel. Even if you have never dealt with this kind of issues in the past, you won't have any difficulties, because our tool features a very user-friendly interface. Once you navigate to the IP blocking section of the CP, you shall find a comprehensive list of all the domains and subdomains that you've added within the Hosted Domains section. All you have to do to block an IP address is pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then type the IP in the box below. The change will take effect right away, so you'll not get any traffic from this address in the future. Taking away an IP from the blocked list is just as quick.