From time to time you might need to block particular third parties from accessing your websites. There are plenty of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for instance, and produce fake visits and site traffic. There are spammers who leave links to questionable websites as comments to blog articles. This sort of things could significantly undermine your hard work, since nobody likes to visit an Internet site with many fake comments, not to mention that the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots can generate high load on the web server where your website is hosted, that could result in the site not functioning properly. One of the best solutions in such a case is to block the IPs that produce the fake traffic, so as to be certain that the visits to your site are authentic.

IP Blocking in Shared Hosting

If you purchase a Linux shared hosting package from our company, you will be able to see comprehensive traffic stats for all of your websites and if you notice that a large amount of the visits to each of them aren't legitimate, you'll be able to 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 the IP address that you'd like to block and save the change. All of the addresses that you've blacklisted will appear 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'll be able to block whole IP ranges using the tool also - you just need to leave 1 or 2 octets from the address blank. For instance, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts include a rather simple-to-use IP blocking tool, which will allow you to restrict individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your websites with no more thanseveral clicks and you will not have any problems to accomplish that even if that is your first hosting account. As soon as you navigate to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you will just need to pick the domain or subdomain in question from a drop-down list, then type in the IP address within a box that you'll see there and you will be good to go. To prohibit the access for an entire network, you need to leave one or more octets blank. For example, if you type in 123.123. and do not enter anything inside the third and fourth positions, our hosting server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and