Once in a while you may need to block specific third parties from accessing your sites. There are plenty of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for instance, and produce fake visits and site traffic. There are spammers who leave links to questionable sites as comments to site articles. This kind of things may significantly undermine your projects, simply because no one likes to visit an Internet site with tons of fake comments, also the increased website traffic from both spammers and bots may create high load on the web server on which your site is hosted, that could result in your site not functioning properly. One of the best solutions in cases like this is to block the IP addresses which generate the fake traffic, in order to make sure that the visits to your site are legitimate.

IP Blocking in Shared Hosting

If you get a shared package from our company, you will be able to see comprehensive traffic stats for all of your Internet sites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to each of them aren't authentic, you can block the IP addresses which have produced the most traffic through our IP Blocking tool. The interface is extremely simple - pick 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 that you have blacklisted will appear inside the same exact section of the Control Panel, so that you can always remove any of them and allow it to access your Internet site again. You could block whole IP ranges via the tool as well - you simply need to leave one or two octets from the address blank. For example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You shall be able to block IP addresses effortlessly and stop the unwanted traffic to any site hosted in a semi-dedicated server account with our company, since we provide a very easy-to-use tool to do that, that's provided with our Hepsia hosting Control Panel. Even if you haven't tackled this sort of matters in the past, you will not have any difficulties, because our tool has a very user-friendly interface. When you navigate to the IP blocking section of the Control Panel, you'll find a comprehensive list of all the domains and subdomains you have added in the Hosted Domains section. All you should do to block an IP address is choose the desired domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then type the IP within the box below. The change shall take effect straightaway, so you will not get any traffic from this address in the future. Taking away an IP from the blocked list is equally simple.