From time to time you may need to block certain third parties from accessing your Internet sites. There are a lot of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for instance, and generate fake visits and website traffic. There are spammers that leave links to shady Internet sites as comments to site articles. Such things can significantly undermine your projects, simply because nobody likes to visit a site with many hundreds of fake comments, plus the increased traffic from both spammers and bots could create high load on the server where your site is hosted, that could result in your site not functioning properly. Among the most effective solutions in such cases is to block the IPs that produce the fake traffic, as a way to ensure that the visits to your site are authentic.

IP Blocking in Shared Hosting

Our shared hosting include an IP blocking tool, so if you would like to limit the access to your Internet sites, it shall be able to do this with simply a couple of mouse clicks. The tool is part of the Hepsia hosting CP, which comes with all accounts and which is quite simple to use. As you log in and navigate to the IP blocking section, you'll just have to choose a domain or a subdomain hosted inside the account and type the IP address that needs to be blocked. Our system will permit you to block entire networks also, so if you input 123.123.123., for instance, this will block all IP addresses between and from accessing your websites. If you wish to whitelist an IP at some point, you can unblock it with just a mouse click from the same section.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

The Hepsia hosting CP, which comes with our semi-dedicated servers, will enable you to solve the challenge with unwanted traffic very easily and quickly. It includes an IP blocking tool where you could add IP addresses with several mouse clicks. All domains and subdomains that you have within the account shall be listed in a drop-down menu, so you just have to pick the one you need and then input the IP address that has to be blocked. If you would like to block a whole range, a C-class network for example, you simply need to enter the first three octets of the IP and leave the last one blank. That shall block all 254 addresses, so you'll not have to type in them manually. Because all the IPs that you add in this section will be listed, you may effortlessly unblock any one of them by clicking the Delete button related to the given IP.