Once in a while you may have to block particular third parties from accessing your Internet sites. There are a lot of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for instance, and create fake visits and online traffic. There's also spammers that leave links to suspicious Internet sites as comments to blog articles. Such things could greatly undermine your hard work, simply because no one likes to visit a site with countless fake comments, furthermore the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots may create high load on the web server where your Internet site is hosted, that could result in your site not functioning properly. Among the most effective solutions in such a case is to block the IP addresses that generate the fake traffic, as a way to make sure that the visits to your website are real.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

If you have a cloud hosting account with us and you would like to block one or a number of IP addresses, you may use the IP Blocking tool, that's integrated into our in-house built Hepsia CP. Using a very simple interface, you could restrict any IP from accessing your content even if you have never had a web hosting account before. All it takes to do this is to log in to your Control Panel, to navigate to the IP Blocking section, to choose a particular domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then to type in the IP address. You'll not have to do anything difficult if you wish to block an entire network - you'll simply have to omit the last octet, so entering 1.1.1. with a blank space after the last dot shall block the full range from to All blocked IPs will be listed inside the same section, so you'll be able to remove any of them from the blacklist with a mouse click.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you host your Internet sites within a semi-dedicated server account with us and you need to block one or a number of IP addresses eventually, you may take advantage of the easy-to-use blocking tool, which we have supplied with our in-house built Hepsia hosting CP. With only several clicks, you shall be able to block individual IPs or whole ranges, if required. All you shall have to do is pick any one 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 which is part of the website, and then type in the IP address that you would like to block. For an IP range, you simply have to omit the last octet or the last two octets of the address depending on the size of the network that you want to block. All the addresses which you have restricted shall be listed within the exact same section and if you would like to whitelist any of them, you'll be able to do it with only a click at any time.