From time to time you may have to block specific third parties from accessing your websites. There are plenty of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for instance, and generate fake visits and site traffic. Additionally, there are spammers who leave links to suspicious Internet sites as comments to website articles. This kind of things may greatly undermine your work, as nobody likes to visit an Internet site with tons of fake comments, furthermore the increased traffic from both spammers and bots may create high load on the web server on which your Internet site is hosted, which may result in your site not functioning properly. Among the most effective solutions in cases like this is to block the IP addresses which generate the fake traffic, in order to ensure that the visits to your website are authentic.

IP Blocking in Shared Website Hosting

Our IP Blocking tool is part of the revolutionary Hepsia hosting CP, offered with all shared website hosting accounts. It shall enable you to block addresses with just a couple of clicks. No coding abilities are necessary, because you will use an intuitive interface - you need to simply pick a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and type in the IP address that you would like to be blocked. You'll be able to see all the IP addresses that you've added inside the same section and whitelisting each of them shall take only a click. If you notice that your Internet site is being flooded by numerous IPs, you will be able to block a whole IP range as well. This could be done by omitting the last number of the address. For instance, if you need to block all 254 addresses from to, you basically need to type in 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

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