Every now and then you may have to block specific third parties from accessing your websites. There are a number of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for instance, and generate fake visits and traffic. Additionally, there are spammers that leave links to suspicious sites as comments to site articles. This type of things can drastically undermine your projects, as nobody likes to visit a site with many hundreds of fake comments, also the increased website traffic from both spammers and bots may generate high load on the web server where your site is hosted, which can result in the site not working correctly. Among the most effective solutions in this case is to block the IP addresses that generate the fake traffic, in order to be certain that the visits to your website are real.

IP Blocking in Shared Web Hosting

Our IP Blocking tool comes with the revolutionary Hepsia hosting Control Panel, offered with all shared web hosting accounts. It will permit you to block addresses with only a couple of mouse clicks. No coding abilities are required, as you'll use an intuitive interface - you just need to pick a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and enter the IP address that you would like to be blocked. You will be able to see all the IP addresses that you've added inside the same section and whitelisting each of them shall take simply a click. If you notice that your Internet site is being flooded by different IPs, you will be able to block an entire IP range as well. This may be completed by omitting the last number of the address. For instance, if you need to block all 254 addresses from to, you only need to type in 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The Hepsia hosting Control Panel, offered with our Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages, will allow you to solve the problem with unwanted traffic very efficiently. It features an IP blocking tool in which you can add IP addresses with only a few mouse clicks. All domains and subdomains that you have within the account shall be listed in a drop-down menu, so you just have to choose the one you need and then enter the IP address which should be blocked. If you want to block an entire range, a C-class network for instance, you just need to enter the first three octets of the IP and leave the last one blank. This shall block all 254 addresses, so you'll not have to type in them manually. As all the IPs you include in this section will be listed, you can easily unblock any one of them by clicking the Delete button related to the particular IP.