From time to time you may have to block certain third parties from accessing your websites. There are a lot of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for example, and produce fake visits and website traffic. There's also spammers who leave links to shady Internet sites as comments to website articles. This kind of things can significantly undermine your projects, as no one likes to visit a website with tons of fake comments, also the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots can generate high load on the server in which your Internet site is hosted, that could result in the site not working properly. One of the best solutions in this case is to block the IP addresses which produce the fake traffic, in order to make sure that the visits to your Internet site are real.

IP Blocking in Shared Hosting

If you order a shared hosting from us, you shall be able to see comprehensive traffic stats for all of your websites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to each of them are not legitimate, you can block the IP addresses that have created the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is very simple - select the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address you want to block and save the change. All of the addresses you have blacklisted will appear in the very same section of the CP, so you're able to always remove any of them and allow it to access your website again. You'll be able to block whole IP ranges through the tool too - 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 Hosting

The Hepsia hosting Control Panel, included with our Linux semi-dedicated packages, will permit you to solve the matter with unwanted traffic very easily and quickly. It incorporates an IP blocking tool where you may add IP addresses with several mouse clicks. All domains and subdomains which you have within the account shall be listed in a drop-down menu, so you only have to choose the one you need and then enter the IP address that should be blocked. If you wish to block a whole range, a C-class network for instance, you simply need to type in the first 3 octets of the IP and leave the last one blank. That shall block all 254 addresses, so you'll not have to type in them by hand. Since all the IPs which you add in this section will be listed, you can effortlessly unblock any one of them by clicking the Delete button associated with the particular IP.