Once in a while you may need to block certain third parties from accessing your websites. There are a lot of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for example, and create fake visits and website traffic. In addition, there are spammers who leave links to questionable Internet sites as comments to site articles. This type of things may considerably undermine your hard work, since nobody likes to visit a site with countless fake comments, also the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots can create high load on the web server on which your website is hosted, which may result in your site not working correctly. Among the most effective solutions in such cases is to block the IP addresses that produce the fake traffic, as a way to be certain that the visits to your website are real.

IP Blocking in Cloud Web Hosting

Our IP Blocking tool is part of the advanced Hepsia hosting CP, offered with all cloud web hosting accounts. It will allow you to block addresses with just a few mouse clicks. No coding abilities are necessary, since you will use an intuitive interface - you need to simply select a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and enter the IP address you want to be blocked. You'll be able to see all the IP addresses you have added in the same section and whitelisting each of them shall take just a mouse click. If you notice that your website is being flooded by various IPs, you'll be able to block a whole IP range also. This could be performed by omitting the last number of the address. For instance, if you need to block all 254 addresses from to, you basically have to input 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts include a very simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that will allow you to prohibit individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your Internet sites with onlyseveral mouse clicks and you will not have any troubles to achieve that even if this is your first web hosting account. Once you visit the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia CP, you will simply have to select the domain or subdomain you want from a drop-down list, then type the IP address in a box which you'll see there and you will be all set. To prohibit the access for an entire network, you must leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you type 123.123. and do not input anything inside the third and fourth positions, our hosting server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and