Every now and then you may need to block particular third parties from accessing your sites. There are a lot of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for instance, and create fake visits and online traffic. There are spammers that leave links to suspicious sites as comments to blog articles. This sort of things may greatly undermine your hard work, since nobody likes to visit an Internet site with many fake comments, furthermore the increased traffic from both spammers and bots may generate high load on the web server on which your site is hosted, that could result in your site not functioning properly. Among the most effective solutions in cases like this is to block the IPs which produce the fake traffic, in order to make certain that the visits to your website are legitimate.

IP Blocking in Website Hosting

Our IP Blocking tool comes with the innovative Hepsia hosting CP, offered with all website hosting accounts. It will enable you to block addresses with only a couple of clicks. No coding abilities are required, since you will use an intuitive interface - you need to simply choose a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and input the IP address that you want to be blocked. You'll be able to see all the IP addresses that you've added in the very same section and whitelisting any of them will take just a click. If you notice that your Internet site is being flooded by various IPs, you'll be able to block an entire IP range too. This could be completed by omitting the last number of the address. For example, if you want to block all 254 addresses from to, you basically need to enter 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts include a quite simple-to-use IP blocking tool, which will allow you to restrict individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your sites with no more thana few clicks and you shall not have any difficulties to achieve that even if that is your first web hosting account. As soon as you go to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia CP, you'll only need to pick the domain or subdomain you want from a drop-down list, then input the IP address inside a box that you'll see there and you will be good to go. To restrict the access for a whole network, you'll have to leave one or more octets blank. For example, if you type in 123.123. and don't input anything within the third and fourth positions, our server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and