Once in a while you may have to block specific third parties from accessing your websites. There are plenty of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for example, and create fake visits and site traffic. There's also spammers who leave links to questionable Internet sites as comments to site articles. This kind of things can significantly undermine your work, since nobody likes to visit a site with tons of fake comments, plus the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots could generate high load on the web server in which your Internet site is hosted, which could result in the site not working correctly. Among the most effective solutions in such a case is to block the IP addresses which create the fake traffic, as a way to ensure that the visits to your Internet site are authentic.

IP Blocking in Website Hosting

If you buy a website hosting plan from our company, you will be able to see in depth traffic stats for all of your websites and if you notice that a considerable amount of the visits to each of them aren't legit, you'll be able to block the IP addresses which have created the most traffic through our IP Blocking tool. The interface is incredibly simple - select 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 shall appear inside the exact same section of the CP, so you can always remove any of them and permit it to access your Internet site again. You can block whole IP ranges using the tool as well - you simply 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

Our semi-dedicated server accounts come with a rather simple-to-use IP blocking tool, which will permit you to restrict individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your sites with onlya few clicks and you won't have any difficulties to accomplish that even if that is your first web hosting account. When you go to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia CP, you'll just need to pick the domain or subdomain you want from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address within a box that you will see there and you will be good to go. To limit the access for a whole network, you must leave one or more octets blank. For example, if you type 123.123. and do not type anything within the third and fourth positions, our hosting server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and