Every now and then you may have to block certain third parties from accessing your websites. There are a lot of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for example, and produce fake visits and site traffic. There are also spammers that leave links to suspicious Internet sites as comments to website articles. This kind of things can considerably undermine your projects, simply because nobody likes to visit a website with hundreds of fake comments, also the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots may generate high load on the server in which your website is hosted, which may result in your site not working properly. One of the best solutions in cases like this is to block the IPs that create the fake traffic, so as to be certain that the visits to your website are authentic.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

If you order a cloud hosting from us, you'll be able to see in depth traffic stats for all of your websites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to any of them aren't legitimate, you may block the IP addresses that have generated the most traffic using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is quite simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address that you would like to block and save the change. All the addresses which you have blacklisted will appear in the very same section of the Control Panel, so that you can always remove any of them and enable it to access your website again. You could block entire IP ranges through the tool as well - you just need to leave one or two octets from the address blank. For example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts feature a rather simple-to-use IP blocking tool, which will allow you to prohibit individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your sites with onlya few mouse clicks and you won't have any troubles to do that even if that is your first hosting account. Once you go to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia CP, you will just need to select the domain or subdomain you need from a drop-down list, then type the IP address inside a box that you'll see there and you will be good to go. To prohibit the access for an entire network, you have to leave one or more octets blank. For example, if you type in 123.123. and don't type in anything within the third and fourth positions, our hosting server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and