Occasionally you might need to block certain third parties from accessing your websites. There are a number of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for example, and create fake visits and traffic. There's also spammers who leave links to questionable sites as comments to blog articles. Such things could significantly undermine your hard work, because nobody likes to visit an Internet site with many fake comments, not to mention that the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots may create high load on the server in which your website is hosted, that could result in your site not working properly. One of the best solutions in such cases is to block the IPs which produce the fake traffic, in order to make sure that the visits to your website are real.

IP Blocking in Shared Hosting

If you order a Linux shared hosting from us, you'll be able to see in depth traffic statistics for all of your sites and if you notice that a considerable amount of the visits to each of them aren't real, you are able to block the IP addresses that have generated the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is extremely simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address that you want to block and save the change. All the addresses you have blacklisted will appear in the same exact section of the Control Panel, so you can always remove any of them and allow it to access your site again. You are able to block entire IP ranges through the tool as well - you just have 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 website hosted in a semi-dedicated server account with us, since we provide a really easy-to-use tool to do that, which is included with our Hepsia hosting CP. Even if you have never dealt with this kind of problems in the past, you'll not have any difficulties, because our tool provides a very user-friendly interface. As soon as you check out the IP blocking section of the CP, you will find a comprehensive list of all the domains and subdomains that you've added in the Hosted Domains section. All you have to do to block an IP address is pick the desired domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and type the IP in the box below. The change shall take effect instantly, so you will not get any traffic from this address in the future. Removing an IP from the blocked list is just as quick.