Occasionally you may need to block certain third parties from accessing your sites. There are a number of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for example, and generate fake visits and website traffic. In addition, there are spammers who leave links to questionable sites as comments to site articles. Such things can drastically undermine your work, 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 can generate high load on the server where your site is hosted, that could result in the site not working properly. One of the best solutions in this case is to block the IPs which create the fake traffic, in order to make sure that the visits to your site are legitimate.

IP Blocking in Website Hosting

Our IP Blocking tool is included with the ground breaking Hepsia hosting Control Panel, offered with all website hosting accounts. It'll enable you to block addresses with simply a few mouse clicks. No coding skills are necessary, because you'll use an intuitive interface - you just have to select a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and type in the IP address that you would like to be blocked. You shall be able to see all the IP addresses that you have added inside the very same section and whitelisting each of them shall take only a mouse click. If you notice your Internet site is being flooded by different IPs, you'll be able to block an entire IP range as well. This could be completed by omitting the last number of the address. For instance, if you wish to block all 254 addresses from to, you basically have to enter 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts feature a quite simple-to-use IP blocking tool, which will allow you to restrict individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your sites with no more thanseveral clicks and you shall not have any difficulties to achieve that even if that is your first website hosting account. As soon as you visit the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia CP, you'll just need to pick the domain or subdomain you need from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address inside a box which you'll see there and you will be good to go. To limit the access for a whole network, you need to leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you type in 123.123. and don't type anything in the third and fourth positions, our web server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and