Once in a while you may have to block particular third parties from accessing your sites. There are a number of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for instance, and generate fake visits and website traffic. Additionally, there are spammers that leave links to shady sites as comments to site articles. This type of things could considerably undermine your work, since nobody likes to visit a website with many fake comments, also the increased traffic from both spammers and bots could generate high load on the web server where your site is hosted, that can result in your site not functioning properly. One of the best solutions in such cases is to block the IPs which generate the fake traffic, so as to ensure that the visits to your Internet site are legitimate.

IP Blocking in Hosting

If you get a Linux hosting package from our company, you shall be able to see in depth traffic stats for all your Internet sites and if you notice that a lot 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 extremely simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address that you'd like to block and save the change. All the addresses you have blacklisted will show up in the same section of the Control Panel, so that you can always remove any one of them and allow it to access your site again. You could block entire IP ranges through the tool as well - you just 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 CP, included with our semi-dedicated hosting packages, will enable you to solve the issue with unwanted traffic very easily and quickly. It incorporates an IP blocking tool in which you may add IP addresses with just several clicks. All domains and subdomains that you have within the account will be listed in a drop-down menu, so you only need to select the one you need and then input the IP address that needs to be blocked. If you want to block a whole range, a C-class network for instance, you simply need to enter 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 them manually. Considering that all the IPs you include in this section shall be listed, you can quickly unblock any one of them by clicking the Delete button associated with the particular IP.