Occasionally you may have to block certain third parties from accessing your Internet sites. There are plenty of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for instance, and produce fake visits and traffic. In addition, there are spammers who leave links to questionable websites as comments to site articles. Such things could drastically undermine your hard work, as no one likes to visit an Internet site with countless fake comments, not to mention that the increased traffic from both spammers and bots could create high load on the web server on which your website is hosted, which may result in your site not working correctly. Among the most effective solutions in such cases is to block the IP addresses that create the fake traffic, in order to ensure that the visits to your site are authentic.

IP Blocking in Website Hosting

If you purchase a Linux website hosting from us, you will be able to see comprehensive traffic statistics for all of your sites and if you notice that a considerable amount of the visits to each of them are not legit, you'll be able to block the IP addresses that have produced the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is very simple - select the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address you want to block and save the change. All the addresses that you've blacklisted will show up in the same exact section of the CP, so that you can always remove any one of them and permit it to access your Internet site again. You could block entire IP ranges through the tool as well - 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 unwelcome traffic to any site hosted inside a semi-dedicated server account with our company, as we offer a really easy-to-use tool to do that, that is part of our Hepsia hosting CP. Even if you have not tackled this sort of issues in the past, you shall not have any difficulties, because our tool has a very user-friendly interface. As soon as you check out the IP blocking section of the Control Panel, you shall find a full list of all the domains and subdomains that you have added within the Hosted Domains section. What you need to do to block an IP address is choose the desired domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and input the IP in the box below. The change will take effect straightaway, so you'll not get any traffic from this address in the future. Taking away an IP from the blocked list is just as uncomplicated.