Every now and then you may need to block specific third parties from accessing your sites. There are a lot of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for example, and produce fake visits and site traffic. There are spammers who leave links to questionable sites as comments to website articles. Such things could significantly undermine your projects, since nobody likes to visit a site with tons of fake comments, also the increased website traffic from both spammers and bots can create high load on the server on which your Internet site is hosted, which may result in your site not working properly. One of the best solutions in such cases is to block the IPs which produce the fake traffic, so as to be sure that the visits to your Internet site are real.

IP Blocking in Shared Web Hosting

Our IP Blocking tool is included with the ground breaking Hepsia hosting CP, provided with all shared web hosting accounts. It shall enable you to block addresses with simply several clicks. No coding abilities are required, because you will 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 want to be blocked. You will be able to see all the IP addresses that you have added in the same section and whitelisting any of them will take simply a click. If you notice your Internet site is being flooded by numerous IPs, you'll be able to block an entire IP range as well. This can be performed by omitting the last number of the address. For instance, if you want to block all 254 addresses from to, you simply need to enter 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you host your websites inside a semi-dedicated server account with us and you wish to block one or numerous IP addresses at some point, you are able to take advantage of the easy-to-use blocking tool, which we have included in our in-house built Hepsia hosting Control Panel. With simply several mouse clicks, you shall be able to block particular IPs or entire ranges, if necessary. All you will have to do is select any of your domains or subdomains from a drop-down menu, select if the blocking should be valid for the root folder or for a subfolder which is part of the website, and then type the IP address you want to block. For an IP range, you just need to omit the last octet or the last two octets of the address in accordance with the size of the network that you want to block. Each of the addresses which you have restricted will be listed within the same section and if you want to whitelist any of them, you shall be able to do it with just a mouse click whenever you want.