Occasionally you may have to block certain third parties from accessing your sites. There are a number of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for example, and produce fake visits and website traffic. There are also spammers who leave links to questionable websites as comments to blog articles. This kind of things could drastically undermine your hard work, because nobody likes to visit a website with tons of fake comments, also the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots could create high load on the web server in which your website is hosted, that could result in your site not working correctly. One of the best solutions in cases like this is to block the IPs that generate the fake traffic, in order to make certain that the visits to your site are real.

IP Blocking in Website Hosting

Our IP Blocking tool is part of the ground breaking Hepsia hosting CP, offered with all website hosting accounts. It will permit you to block addresses with a couple of mouse clicks. No coding skills are necessary, as you'll use an intuitive interface - you need to simply pick a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and type in the IP address that you would like to be blocked. You'll be able to see all the IP addresses you have added in the same section and whitelisting any of them will take only a click. If you notice that your site is being flooded by numerous IPs, you'll be able to block a whole IP range too. This could be performed by omitting the last number of the address. For example, if you wish 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

The Hepsia hosting Control Panel, provided with our semi-dedicated servers, will allow you to solve the challenge with unwanted traffic very quickly and easily. It includes an IP blocking tool in which you could add IP addresses with several clicks. All domains and subdomains that you have inside the account will be listed in a drop-down menu, so you simply have to choose the one you need and then input the IP address which needs to be blocked. If you want to block a whole range, a C-class network for example, you simply need to input the first 3 octets of the IP and leave the last one blank. This will block all 254 addresses, so you shall not have to input them by hand. Because all the IPs you include in this section shall be listed, you may effortlessly unblock any one of them by clicking the Delete button relevant to the particular IP.