From time to time you might need to block specific third parties from accessing your websites. There are a lot of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for example, and generate fake visits and website traffic. There are also spammers that leave links to shady Internet sites as comments to website articles. This sort of things could greatly undermine your hard work, simply because no one likes to visit a site with countless fake comments, also the increased website traffic from both spammers and bots could create high load on the server on which your website is hosted, which can result in your site not working properly. One of the best solutions in this case is to block the IP addresses which generate the fake traffic, in order to ensure that the visits to your website are legitimate.

IP Blocking in Shared Web Hosting

If you get a Linux shared web hosting from our company, you shall be able to see in depth traffic statistics for all your Internet sites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to any of them are not legit, you could block the IP addresses that have generated the most traffic via our IP Blocking tool. The interface is quite simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address that you'd like to block and save the change. All of the addresses which you have blacklisted will appear inside the same exact section of the Control Panel, so you can always remove any one of them and enable it to access your site again. You could block entire IP ranges via 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 Servers

You shall be able to block IP addresses easily and stop the unwelcome traffic to any Internet site hosted inside a semi-dedicated server account with our company, as we provide a really easy-to-use tool to do that, which is offered with our Hepsia hosting CP. Even if you have never addressed this kind of problems in the past, you won't have any difficulties, as our tool has a very user-friendly interface. When you check out the IP blocking section of the Control Panel, you shall find a comprehensive list of all the domains and subdomains that you have added inside the Hosted Domains section. All you need to do to block an IP address is select the desired domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then type in 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. Removing an IP from the blocked list is just as uncomplicated.