Occasionally you may need to block certain third parties from accessing your sites. There are plenty of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for instance, and create fake visits and website traffic. In addition, there are spammers who leave links to suspicious websites as comments to blog articles. This type of things can considerably undermine your hard work, as no one likes to visit an Internet site with hundreds of fake comments, furthermore the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots can create high load on the web server on which your site is hosted, that can result in your site not working correctly. Among the most effective solutions in such a case is to block the IP addresses which produce the fake traffic, so as to ensure that the visits to your site are real.

IP Blocking in Hosting

If you get a Linux hosting package from us, you will be able to see comprehensive traffic statistics for all your websites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to each of them aren't legitimate, you may block the IP addresses that have generated the most traffic using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is really simple - select the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type in the IP address you want to block and save the change. All the addresses which you have blacklisted shall 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 website again. You can block whole IP ranges using the tool as well - you just need 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 Hosting

You will be able to block IP addresses easily and stop the undesirable traffic to any site hosted within a semi-dedicated server account with us, considering the fact that we provide a rather easy-to-use tool to do that, that is offered with our Hepsia hosting CP. Even if you haven't dealt with this kind of matters in the past, you will not have any difficulties, since our tool provides a very user-friendly interface. As you navigate to the IP blocking section of the Control Panel, you will find a full list of all the domains and subdomains that you've added within the Hosted Domains section. All you have to do to block an IP address is pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and input the IP within the box below. The change will take effect immediately, so you'll not get any traffic from this address in the future. Removing an IP from the blocked list is equally uncomplicated.