Occasionally you may have to block specific third parties from accessing your Internet sites. There are plenty of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for instance, and create fake visits and online traffic. In addition, there are spammers who leave links to questionable sites as comments to blog articles. This type of things can drastically undermine your work, because no one likes to visit an Internet site with many fake comments, furthermore the increased traffic from both spammers and bots can create high load on the server where your Internet site is hosted, that can result in the site not working correctly. Among the most effective solutions in such a case is to block the IPs which create the fake traffic, as a way to make sure that the visits to your site are real.

IP Blocking in Cloud Website Hosting

Our cloud website hosting feature an IP blocking tool, so in case you would like to restrict the access to your websites, you'll be able to do so with simply a couple of mouse clicks. The tool is provided with the Hepsia hosting CP, which comes with all accounts and that's super easy to use. As you log in and visit the IP blocking section, you'll just need to pick a domain or a subdomain hosted inside the account and type in the IP address which needs to be blocked. Our system will enable you to block whole networks too, so if you type in 123.123.123., for example, this shall block all IP addresses between and from accessing your Internet sites. If you would like to whitelist an IP at some point, you'll be able to unblock it with simply a click from the same section.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts feature a rather simple-to-use IP blocking tool, which will permit you to restrict individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your websites with simplyseveral clicks and you will not have any issues to achieve that even if this is your first website hosting account. Once you visit the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you'll just need to choose the domain or subdomain you need from a drop-down list, then type the IP address within a box that you'll see there and you will be ready. To limit the access for a whole network, you will need to leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you input 123.123. and don't input anything in the third and fourth positions, our hosting server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and