Once in a while you might need to block specific third parties from accessing your sites. There are a lot of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for instance, and generate fake visits and online traffic. There are also spammers that leave links to shady sites as comments to site articles. This kind of things can considerably undermine your projects, simply because nobody likes to visit a website with many hundreds of fake comments, furthermore the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots may generate high load on the server where your Internet site is hosted, which may result in the site not working correctly. Among the most effective solutions in such cases is to block the IPs which generate the fake traffic, as a way to be sure that the visits to your Internet site are real.

IP Blocking in Website Hosting

If you have a website hosting account with us and you wish to block one or a number of IP addresses, you can use the IP Blocking tool, that is integrated into our in-house built Hepsia Control Panel. Through a really simple interface, you can restrict any IP from accessing your content even if you have not had a web hosting account before. All it takes to perform that is to log within to your CP, to go to the IP Blocking section, to pick a particular domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then to enter the IP address. You shall not have to do anything difficult if you want to block a whole network - you'll just need to omit the last octet, so entering 1.1.1. with a blank space after the last dot will block the entire range from to All blocked IPs shall be listed inside the exact same section, so you'll be able to remove any of them from the blacklist with just a click.