Occasionally you may have to block particular third parties from accessing your sites. There are a lot of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for example, and generate fake visits and traffic. In addition, there are spammers that leave links to suspicious sites as comments to blog articles. This type of things can considerably undermine your hard work, since no one likes to visit a website with countless fake comments, furthermore the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots could generate high load on the server on which your site is hosted, that can result in your 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 be certain that the visits to your site are authentic.

IP Blocking in Shared Website Hosting

Our IP Blocking tool is part of the revolutionary Hepsia hosting CP, which comes with all shared website hosting accounts. It'll allow you to block addresses with just a couple of clicks. No coding skills are necessary, as you shall use an intuitive interface - you need to simply choose a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and type the IP address you want to be blocked. You'll be able to see all the IP addresses that you have added within the exact same section and whitelisting any of them shall take only a mouse click. If you notice that your website is being flooded by different IPs, you shall be able to block a whole IP range also. This can be performed by omitting the last number of the address. For example, if you wish to block all 254 addresses from to, you basically have to input 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you host your sites in a semi-dedicated server account with our company and you wish to block one or a number of IP addresses at some point, you can take advantage of the easy-to-use blocking tool, which we've supplied with our in-house built Hepsia hosting Control Panel. With simply a couple of mouse clicks, you shall be able to block individual IPs or whole ranges, if needed. All you will need to do is select any of your domains or subdomains from a drop-down menu, choose if the blocking must be valid for the root folder or for a subfolder that is part of the Internet site, and then type in the IP address that you'd like to block. For an IP range, you only need to omit the last octet or the last 2 octets of the address with regards to the size of the network that you want to block. Each of the addresses which you have restricted will be listed inside the exact same section and if you wish to whitelist any of them, you'll be able to do it with a mouse click at any time.