Once in a while you may have to block particular third parties from accessing your sites. There are plenty of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for example, and produce fake visits and site traffic. There's also spammers that leave links to suspicious sites as comments to website articles. This kind of things could significantly undermine your hard work, since no one likes to visit a website with hundreds of fake comments, plus the increased website traffic from both spammers and bots can generate high load on the server where your site is hosted, which can result in the site not working properly. Among the most effective solutions in cases like this is to block the IP addresses which produce the fake traffic, so as to make sure that the visits to your website are real.

IP Blocking in Hosting

Our Linux hosting come with an IP blocking tool, so in case you would like to restrict the access to your Internet sites, you will be able to do so with just a few clicks. The tool is part of the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which comes with all accounts and that is very simple to use. As soon as you log in and visit the IP blocking section, you'll just need to pick a domain or a subdomain hosted within the account and enter the IP address that should be blocked. Our system allows you to block entire networks also, so if you input 123.123.123., for example, this shall 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 a mouse click from the same section.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts feature a very simple-to-use IP blocking tool, which will enable you to restrict individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your sites with simplya few mouse clicks and you will not have any difficulties to do that even if this is your first website hosting account. Once you check out the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you will just have to choose the domain or subdomain you want from a drop-down list, then input the IP address within a box which you'll see there and you will be good to go. To restrict the access for a whole network, you must leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you type 123.123. and don't type anything in the third and fourth positions, our web server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and