From time to time you may have to block certain third parties from accessing your Internet sites. There are a number of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for instance, and produce fake visits and online traffic. There's also spammers who leave links to suspicious websites as comments to site articles. This sort of things could greatly undermine your hard work, since no one 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 on which your Internet site is hosted, which could result in your site not functioning properly. One of the best solutions in this case is to block the IPs which generate the fake traffic, so as to be certain that the visits to your website are legitimate.

IP Blocking in Website Hosting

If you order a website hosting from us, you'll be able to see detailed traffic stats for all of your Internet sites and if you notice that many of the visits to any of them aren't authentic, you may block the IP addresses that have generated the most traffic using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is very 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 you have blacklisted will appear in the very same section of the CP, so that you can always remove any of them and enable it to access your website again. You'll be able to block entire IP ranges using the tool as well - you simply need to leave 1 or 2 octets from the address blank. For example, 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 without difficulty and stop the unwelcome traffic to any site hosted in a semi-dedicated server account with us, because we offer a rather easy-to-use tool to do that, which is part of our Hepsia hosting Control Panel. Even if you have not addressed this type of issues in the past, you'll not have any difficulties, since our tool provides a very user-friendly interface. As you check out the IP blocking section of the Control Panel, you'll find a complete list of all the domains and subdomains that you have added in the Hosted Domains section. What you need to do to block an IP address is pick the desired domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and type the IP inside the box below. The change shall take effect right away, so you will not get any traffic from this address in the future. Removing an IP from the blocked list is equally quick.