Once in a while you may have to block specific third parties from accessing your Internet sites. There are a number of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for example, and produce fake visits and online traffic. There are spammers that leave links to shady websites as comments to site articles. This sort of things can drastically undermine your hard work, as no one likes to visit a website with countless fake comments, also the increased website traffic from both spammers and bots may create high load on the server in which your site is hosted, which could result in the site not working correctly. One of the best solutions in this case is to block the IPs which generate the fake traffic, in order to be sure that the visits to your site are legitimate.

IP Blocking in Web Hosting

If you order a Linux web hosting from our company, you will be able to see comprehensive traffic statistics for all your sites and if you notice that a large amount of the visits to any of them aren't legitimate, you could block the IP addresses which have generated the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is very simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address that you'd like to block and save the change. All of the addresses that you've blacklisted shall appear inside the very same section of the Control Panel, so that you can always remove any of them and allow it to access your Internet site again. You could block entire IP ranges through the tool also - you just have 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

You shall be able to block IP addresses with ease and stop the unwelcome traffic to any site hosted within a semi-dedicated server account with us, since we provide a very easy-to-use tool to do that, that's part of our Hepsia hosting CP. Even if you have not tackled such issues in the past, you shall not have any difficulties, as our tool has a very user-friendly interface. As you visit the IP blocking section of the CP, you'll 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 select the desired domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then input the IP inside the box below. The change will take effect straightaway, so you'll not get any traffic from this address in the future. Taking away an IP from the blocked list is equally simple.