Once in a while you may have to block particular third parties from accessing your sites. There are a number of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for example, and create fake visits and site traffic. There are spammers that leave links to suspicious Internet sites as comments to blog articles. Such things can significantly undermine your hard work, as nobody likes to visit an Internet site with tons of fake comments, not to mention that the increased website traffic from both spammers and bots can generate high load on the web server on which your site is hosted, which can result in your site not working correctly. Among the most effective solutions in such a case is to block the IP addresses that produce the fake traffic, in order to be sure that the visits to your website are real.

IP Blocking in Hosting

If you order a hosting plan from us, you shall be able to see detailed traffic statistics for all of your sites and if you notice that a considerable amount of the visits to any of them are not legitimate, you could block the IP addresses which have produced the most traffic using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is really simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address that you'd like to block and save the change. All of the addresses you have blacklisted shall appear inside the same section of the Control Panel, so that you can always remove any of them and allow it to access your Internet site again. You are able to block entire IP ranges using the tool too - you simply need to leave one or two 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 will be able to block IP addresses effortlessly and stop the unwelcome traffic to any site hosted in a semi-dedicated server account with us, as we offer you a really easy-to-use tool to do that, which is offered with our Hepsia hosting Control Panel. Even if you haven't tackled this type of problems in the past, you shall not have any difficulties, since our tool provides a very user-friendly interface. As you go to the IP blocking section of the CP, you'll find a comprehensive 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 choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and enter the IP within the box below. The change will take effect straightaway, so you'll not get any traffic from this address in the future. Taking away an IP from the blocked list is just as simple.