Once in a while you may need to block certain 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 site traffic. There are spammers who leave links to questionable Internet sites as comments to site articles. This kind of things could greatly undermine your hard work, as nobody likes to visit a website with countless fake comments, not to mention that the increased traffic from both spammers and bots can generate high load on the server in which your site is hosted, which may result in the site not functioning properly. One of the best solutions in such cases is to block the IP addresses that generate the fake traffic, in order to make certain that the visits to your website are legitimate.

IP Blocking in Shared Website Hosting

If you purchase a shared website hosting from us, you'll be able to see comprehensive traffic statistics for all your sites and if you notice that a large amount of the visits to each of them aren't legit, you may block the IP addresses that have produced the most traffic using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is incredibly simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address that you would like to block and save the change. All the addresses which you have blacklisted will appear inside the very same section of the CP, allowing you to always remove any of them and permit it to access your site again. You could block whole IP ranges through the tool as well - you just need to leave one or two octets from the address blank. For instance, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

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