Every now and then you may need to block specific third parties from accessing your websites. There are a number of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for instance, and create fake visits and website traffic. There are spammers that leave links to shady websites as comments to website articles. This kind of things can greatly undermine your hard work, because no one likes to visit an Internet site with tons of fake comments, plus the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots could create high load on the server where your Internet site is hosted, that can result in your site not working properly. One of the best solutions in cases like this is to block the IP addresses that produce the fake traffic, so as to make sure that the visits to your website are real.

IP Blocking in Shared Hosting

If you get a shared hosting from us, you'll be able to see comprehensive traffic stats for all of your Internet sites and if you notice that a considerable amount of the visits to each of them are not legit, you may block the IP addresses which have generated the most traffic using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is extremely simple - select 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 the addresses that you have blacklisted shall appear in the same section of the Control Panel, so you're able to always remove any of them and enable it to access your website again. You are able to block entire IP ranges through the tool too - you simply 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 Hosting

You will be able to block IP addresses easily and stop the undesirable traffic to any Internet site hosted inside a semi-dedicated server account with our company, as we offer a very easy-to-use tool to do that, that's our Hepsia hosting Control Panel. Even if you have never addressed such matters in the past, you'll not have any difficulties, since our tool features a very user-friendly interface. As you visit the IP blocking section of the CP, you shall find a full list of all the domains and subdomains which you have added in the Hosted Domains section. All you should do to block an IP address is choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and input the IP in the box below. The change will take effect right away, so you will not get any traffic from this address in the future. Removing an IP from the blocked list is just as simple.