From time to time 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 example, and generate fake visits and traffic. There are spammers that leave links to questionable websites as comments to website articles. This sort of things may drastically undermine your hard work, because nobody likes to visit a website with hundreds of fake comments, also the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots could create high load on the web server where your site is hosted, that could result in the site not functioning properly. Among the most effective solutions in such cases is to block the IPs which produce the fake traffic, so as to make certain that the visits to your site are real.

IP Blocking in Shared Hosting

If you have a shared hosting account with us and you would like to block one or several IP addresses, you can use the IP Blocking tool, that's included in our in-house built Hepsia CP. By 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 requires to perform this is to log inside to your CP, to navigate to the IP Blocking section, to pick a specific domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then to enter the IP address. You won't have to do anything challenging if you'd like to block a whole 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 shall be listed in the same section, so you shall be able to remove any of them from the blacklist with just a mouse click.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts feature a very simple-to-use IP blocking tool, which will allow you to prohibit individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your Internet sites with onlya couple of clicks and you shall not have any issues to accomplish that even if that's your first website hosting account. As soon as you visit the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia CP, you'll just have to pick the domain or subdomain you want from a drop-down list, then type in the IP address inside a box which you'll see there and you will be ready. To restrict the access for a whole network, you need to leave one or more octets blank. For example, if you type in 123.123. and don't type in anything inside the third and fourth positions, our hosting server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and