From time to time you may have to block certain third parties from accessing your Internet sites. There are a number of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for example, and create fake visits and website traffic. Additionally, there are spammers who leave links to suspicious sites as comments to website articles. Such things can considerably undermine your hard work, as no one likes to visit a site with countless fake comments, also the increased website traffic from both spammers and bots could create high load on the web server on which your site is hosted, which could result in your site not functioning properly. One of the best solutions in this case is to block the IPs that create the fake traffic, as a way to be certain that the visits to your Internet site are legitimate.

IP Blocking in Shared Hosting

Our IP Blocking tool comes with the innovative Hepsia hosting Control Panel, offered with all shared hosting accounts. It will allow you to block addresses with several clicks. No coding skills are required, since you will use an intuitive interface - you just need to pick a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and type the IP address you want to be blocked. You shall be able to see all the IP addresses you have added within the exact same section and whitelisting each of them will take only a mouse click. If you notice your website is being flooded by different IPs, you shall be able to block a whole IP range as well. This may be completed by omitting the last number of the address. For instance, if you wish to block all 254 addresses from to, you basically need to type in 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts come with a quite simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that'll allow you to restrict individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your websites with justa couple of mouse clicks and you will not have any problems to achieve that even if that's your first web hosting account. Once you check out the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you'll only need to select the domain or subdomain in question from a drop-down list, then type in the IP address in a box which 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 instance, if you type in 123.123. and do not type anything inside the third and fourth positions, our server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and