Every now and then you may have to block specific third parties from accessing your Internet sites. There are plenty of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for instance, and generate fake visits and website traffic. In addition, there are spammers that leave links to questionable Internet sites as comments to blog articles. Such things can significantly undermine your work, simply because nobody likes to visit an Internet site with many fake comments, not to mention that the increased traffic from both spammers and bots can generate high load on the web server on which your Internet site is hosted, which may result in the site not functioning properly. Among the most effective solutions in cases like this is to block the IP addresses which create the fake traffic, so as to be sure that the visits to your website are authentic.

IP Blocking in Shared Website Hosting

If you get a shared website hosting from us, you shall 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 authentic, you can block the IP addresses that have generated the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is incredibly simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address that you would like to block and save the change. All of the addresses which you have blacklisted will appear in the same exact section of the CP, so that you can always remove any of them and enable it to access your Internet site again. You could block entire IP ranges using the tool also - you just have to leave one or two octets from the address blank. As an example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts include a quite simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that'll permit you to prohibit individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your websites with onlya few mouse clicks and you won't have any difficulties to achieve that even if this is your first web hosting account. Once you visit the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia CP, you will only need to select the domain or subdomain in question from a drop-down list, then input the IP address in a box that you'll see there and you will be good to go. To limit the access for an entire network, you need to leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you enter 123.123. and do not input anything within the third and fourth positions, our hosting server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and