From time to time you might need to block specific third parties from accessing your websites. There are plenty of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for example, and produce fake visits and website traffic. There are spammers that leave links to suspicious websites as comments to website articles. Such things can drastically undermine your hard work, since no one likes to visit a site with many fake comments, also the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots can generate high load on the server on which your website is hosted, which can result in your site not working properly. One of the best solutions in this case is to block the IPs which generate the fake traffic, as a way to make sure that the visits to your website are real.

IP Blocking in Hosting

Our IP Blocking tool comes with the innovative Hepsia hosting CP, offered with all hosting accounts. It shall enable you to block addresses with a couple of mouse clicks. No coding skills are necessary, as you'll use an intuitive interface - you need to simply choose a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and type in the IP address you want to be blocked. You'll be able to see all the IP addresses you have added in the exact same section and whitelisting any of them will take only a click. If you notice your website is being flooded by numerous IPs, you shall be able to block a whole IP range as well. This can be performed by omitting the last number of the address. For example, if you want to block all 254 addresses from to, you basically need to input 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts feature a very simple-to-use IP blocking tool, which will permit you to prohibit individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your Internet sites with onlya couple of clicks and you won't have any problems to accomplish that even if this is your first hosting account. When you navigate to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia CP, you'll just need to pick the domain or subdomain in question from a drop-down list, then type the IP address inside a box which you'll see there and you will be ready. To limit the access for an entire network, you'll have to leave one or more octets blank. For example, if you input 123.123. and don't type in anything within the third and fourth positions, our web server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and