Occasionally you may need to block particular third parties from accessing your websites. There are a lot of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for example, and produce fake visits and website traffic. There are spammers that leave links to suspicious websites as comments to site articles. This sort of things could drastically undermine your projects, simply because no one likes to visit an Internet site with tons of fake comments, also the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots could generate high load on the web server in which your site is hosted, that could result in your site not working properly. Among the most effective solutions in cases like this is to block the IPs which create the fake traffic, so as to be sure that the visits to your Internet site are real.

IP Blocking in Cloud Website Hosting

If you get a cloud website hosting plan from our company, you will be able to see in depth traffic stats for all of your websites and if you notice that a considerable amount of the visits to each of them aren't legitimate, you could block the IP addresses that have created the most traffic through our IP Blocking tool. The interface is extremely simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address that you would like to block and save the change. All of the addresses which you have blacklisted will show up inside the very same section of the CP, so that you can always remove any of them and enable it to access your site again. You are able to block whole IP ranges using the tool too - you just need 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

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