Once in a while you might need to block specific third parties from accessing your Internet sites. There are a lot of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for example, and generate fake visits and website traffic. There's also spammers that leave links to suspicious sites as comments to blog articles. Such things can greatly undermine your projects, because no one likes to visit a website with many hundreds of fake comments, not to mention that the increased traffic from both spammers and bots could generate high load on the web server in which your website is hosted, that could result in the site not functioning properly. Among the most effective solutions in cases like this is to block the IPs which generate the fake traffic, so as to make sure that the visits to your website are authentic.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

If you order a cloud hosting from us, you shall be able to see in depth traffic statistics for all your websites and if you notice that a considerable amount of the visits to any of them are not authentic, you can block the IP addresses which have produced the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is incredibly simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then input the IP address that you'd like to block and save the change. All the addresses you have blacklisted will appear in the same section of the Control Panel, so you're able to always remove any one of them and enable it to access your website again. You can block whole IP ranges through the tool too - 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 Servers

You will be able to block IP addresses effortlessly and stop the undesirable traffic to any Internet site hosted in a semi-dedicated server account with us, because we offer you a really easy-to-use tool to do that, that is offered with our Hepsia hosting Control Panel. Even if you haven't tackled this sort of issues in the past, you won't have any difficulties, because our tool includes a very user-friendly interface. As soon as you navigate to the IP blocking section of the Control Panel, you'll find a comprehensive list of all the domains and subdomains you have added inside the Hosted Domains section. All you should do to block an IP address is pick the desired domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and input the IP in the box below. The change shall take effect straightaway, so you will not get any traffic from this address in the future. Removing an IP from the blocked list is just as quick.