Once in a while you may have to block specific third parties from accessing your sites. There are a number of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for instance, and generate fake visits and site traffic. There are spammers that leave links to shady websites as comments to site articles. This kind of things can significantly undermine your projects, as no one likes to visit a website with many fake comments, also the increased website traffic from both spammers and bots can generate high load on the web server on which your website is hosted, that could result in the site not working properly. One of the best solutions in this case is to block the IP addresses that generate the fake traffic, as a way to ensure that the visits to your website are legitimate.

IP Blocking in Shared Website Hosting

If you have a shared website hosting account with us and you would like to block one or a few IP addresses, you can use the IP Blocking tool, that is integrated into our in-house built Hepsia Control Panel. Through a really simple interface, you can stop any IP from accessing your content even if you have not had a web hosting account before. All it requires to do that is to log inside to your CP, to visit the IP Blocking section, to choose a certain domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then to type in the IP address. You'll not have to do anything challenging if you want to block a whole network - you will simply have to omit the last octet, so entering 1.1.1. with a blank space after the last dot will block the entire range from to All blocked IPs will be listed within the same exact section, so you will be able to remove any of them from the blacklist with a click.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You shall be able to block IP addresses with ease and stop the undesirable traffic to any website hosted within a semi-dedicated server account with our company, because we offer a rather easy-to-use tool to do that, that is provided with our Hepsia hosting CP. Even if you have not dealt with this kind of issues in the past, you shall not have any difficulties, considering that our tool features a very user-friendly interface. Once you navigate to the IP blocking section of the Control Panel, you will find a full list of all the domains and subdomains which you have added inside the Hosted Domains section. All you should do to block an IP address is select the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and enter the IP inside the box below. The change shall take effect instantly, so you will not get any traffic from this address in the future. Removing an IP from the blocked list is just as simple.