Occasionally you might need to block specific third parties from accessing your sites. There are a lot of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for example, and generate fake visits and online traffic. In addition, there are spammers who leave links to questionable Internet sites as comments to website articles. Such things could drastically undermine your hard work, as no one likes to visit a website with many fake comments, plus the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots could generate high load on the server in which your website is hosted, that could result in your site not working properly. One of the best solutions in this case is to block the IP addresses which generate the fake traffic, so as to ensure that the visits to your site are real.

IP Blocking in Cloud Website Hosting

If you order a cloud website hosting from our company, you shall be able to see in depth traffic stats for all your Internet sites and if you notice that a large amount of the visits to each of them are not legit, you can block the IP addresses that have produced the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is quite simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address you want to block and save the change. All the addresses you have blacklisted will appear in the same exact section of the Control Panel, so you can always remove any of them and permit it to access your site again. You can block whole IP ranges through the tool also - you simply need to leave 1 or 2 octets from the address blank. As an example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts include a really simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that'll permit you to restrict individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your Internet sites with no more thana couple of mouse clicks and you won't have any troubles to achieve that even if that is your first web hosting account. When you go to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you will only need to pick the domain or subdomain you want from a drop-down list, then type the IP address within a box which you'll see there and you will be ready. To restrict the access for a whole network, you need to leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you type 123.123. and don't input anything within the third and fourth positions, our web server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and