Every now and then you may have to block particular third parties from accessing your sites. There are plenty of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for instance, and generate fake visits and traffic. There are also spammers who leave links to questionable websites as comments to blog articles. Such things may significantly undermine your projects, since nobody likes to visit a site with hundreds of fake comments, not to mention that the increased website traffic from both spammers and bots could create high load on the server on which your Internet site is hosted, that can result in your site not working correctly. Among the most effective solutions in such a case is to block the IPs that create the fake traffic, in order to be sure that the visits to your site are real.

IP Blocking in Shared Web Hosting

If you buy a shared web hosting from us, you shall be able to see comprehensive traffic statistics for all of your websites and if you notice that a considerable amount of the visits to each of them are not legitimate, you'll be able to block the IP addresses that have produced 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 in the IP address that you'd like to block and save the change. All of the addresses that you've blacklisted will show up in the very same section of the Control Panel, so that you can always remove any of them and permit it to access your website again. You can block whole IP ranges through the tool too - you simply need to leave one or two octets from the address blank. For instance, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

The Hepsia hosting CP, included with our Linux semi-dedicated servers, will allow you to solve the problem with unwanted traffic very quickly and easily. It comes with an IP blocking tool in which you may add IP addresses with several clicks. All domains and subdomains which you have in the account will be listed in a drop-down menu, so you only have to select the one you need and then type in the IP address which has to be blocked. If you wish to block an entire range, a C-class network for example, you simply need to input the first three octets of the IP and leave the last one blank. That shall block all 254 addresses, so you will not need to type in them by hand. Considering that all the IPs you add in this section will be listed, you may quickly unblock any one of them by clicking the Delete button relevant to the given IP.