Every now and then you may need to block particular third parties from accessing your sites. There are plenty of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for example, and produce fake visits and traffic. In addition, there are spammers that leave links to questionable sites as comments to site articles. This kind of things can considerably undermine your work, since no one likes to visit a site with countless fake comments, not to mention that the increased website traffic from both spammers and bots may create high load on the server in which your website is hosted, which could result in your site not working properly. One of the best solutions in cases like this is to block the IP addresses that generate the fake traffic, so as to be certain that the visits to your site are authentic.

IP Blocking in Shared Web Hosting

If you have a shared web hosting account with our company and you would like to block one or several IP addresses, you could use the IP Blocking tool, that is incorporated into our in-house built Hepsia CP. By using a rather simple interface, you could prevent any IP from accessing your content even if you have never had a web hosting account before. All it takes to do that is to log within to your CP, to check out the IP Blocking section, to select a particular domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then to enter the IP address. You won't have to do anything complicated if you wish to block a whole network - you will just have to omit the last octet, so entering 1.1.1. with a blank space after the last dot shall block the whole range from to All blocked IPs shall be listed within the very same section, so you shall be able to remove any one of them from the blacklist with just a click.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts include a really simple-to-use IP blocking tool, which will permit you to prohibit individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your websites with justa few mouse clicks and you will not have any issues to accomplish 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 only have to choose the domain or subdomain in question from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address inside a box that you'll see there and you will be good to go. To limit the access for a whole network, you will need to leave one or more octets blank. For example, if you type 123.123. and do not type anything in the third and fourth positions, our web server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and