One of the most effective ways to limit the access to your site is to block the IP addresses of the individuals that mustn't be able to open it. There are several reasons to do that. For instance, you may want a certain person not to be able to see your site, or you could limit the access for a whole country. You could also block IP addresses in case you detect that there are too many web browser requests from them, if many spam comments are left in your websites or if a script login page has been loaded a lot of times. In each of these situations, the traffic is most likely fake and has been generated by an automatic bot, so you could safely block any shady IP address, so as to be on the safe side. Thus, you shall also prevent the chance of your hosting server getting overloaded by many fake requests.

IP Blocking in Hosting

If you purchase a Linux hosting from us, you'll be able to see detailed traffic stats for all of your sites and if you notice that a considerable amount of the visits to any of them aren't legit, you are able to block the IP addresses that have produced the most traffic via our IP Blocking tool. The interface is quite simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address that you want to block and save the change. All of the addresses which you have blacklisted shall appear inside the exact same section of the Control Panel, so you're able to always remove any one of them and allow it to access your site again. You could block whole IP ranges using the tool too - you just need to leave one or two octets from the address blank. For example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The Hepsia hosting CP, offered with our semi-dedicated hosting, will allow you to solve the challenge with unwanted traffic very quickly and easily. It includes an IP blocking tool where you may add IP addresses with only several mouse clicks. All domains and subdomains that you have in the account will be listed in a drop-down menu, so you only have to select the one you need and then input the IP address that has to be blocked. If you would like to block an entire range, a C-class network for example, you simply need to type in the first 3 octets of the IP and leave the last one blank. This will block all 254 addresses, so you'll not need to input them manually. Considering that all the IPs which you add in this section will be listed, you could very easily unblock any one of them by clicking the Delete button associated with the particular IP.