From time to time you might need to block particular third parties from accessing your Internet sites. There are a lot of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for instance, and produce fake visits and online traffic. In addition, there are spammers that leave links to suspicious websites as comments to website articles. Such things could significantly undermine your hard work, simply because nobody likes to visit an Internet site with countless fake comments, not to mention that the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots may generate high load on the web server where your Internet site is hosted, which may result in the site not functioning properly. Among the most effective solutions in this case is to block the IPs which create the fake traffic, in order to ensure that the visits to your Internet site are real.

IP Blocking in Website Hosting

If you purchase a Linux website hosting package from us, you shall be able to see detailed traffic stats for all of your Internet sites and if you notice that a large amount of the visits to each of them aren't authentic, you'll be able to block the IP addresses that have generated the most traffic through our IP Blocking tool. The interface is extremely simple - select the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type in the IP address that you would like to block and save the change. All the addresses which you have blacklisted will appear inside the same exact section of the Control Panel, allowing you to always remove any one of them and enable it to access your site again. You can block entire IP ranges through the tool as well - you just need to leave 1 or 2 octets from the address blank. As an example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts include a really simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that will enable you to restrict individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your Internet sites with simplya few clicks and you shall not have any troubles to do that even if that's your first website hosting account. Once you navigate to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you will only have to pick the domain or subdomain in question from a drop-down list, then type the IP address within a box that you'll see there and you will be ready. To prohibit the access for a whole network, you must leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you enter 123.123. and do not enter anything in the third and fourth positions, our web server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and