From time to time you may have to block specific third parties from accessing your sites. There are a lot of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for instance, and create fake visits and online traffic. There's also spammers who leave links to suspicious Internet sites as comments to site articles. This kind of things can greatly undermine your work, simply because no one likes to visit a site with tons of fake comments, furthermore the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots can create high load on the web server where your site is hosted, that can result in the site not functioning properly. One of the best solutions in such cases is to block the IPs which create the fake traffic, as a way to make certain that the visits to your website are authentic.

IP Blocking in Shared Hosting

Our Linux shared hosting come with an IP blocking tool, so in case you would like to restrict the access to your sites, you'll be able to do so with simply a few clicks. The tool is included with the Hepsia hosting CP, which comes with all accounts and that's very easy to use. When you log in and visit the IP blocking section, you shall just need to select a domain or a subdomain hosted within the account and input the IP address which should be blocked. Our system will enable you to block entire networks also, so if you type in 123.123.123., for example, this'll block all IP addresses between and from accessing your websites. If you would like to whitelist an IP at some point, you can unblock it with a mouse click from the same section.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts include a really simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that will permit you to prohibit individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your websites with justa couple of clicks and you shall not have any problems to accomplish that even if that is your first website hosting account. Once you check out the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you'll simply have to pick the domain or subdomain you need from a drop-down list, then input the IP address in a box that you will see there and you will be ready. To restrict the access for a whole network, you will need to leave one or more octets blank. For example, if you enter 123.123. and don't input anything within the third and fourth positions, our web server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and