From time to time you may need to block certain third parties from accessing your sites. There are a lot of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for example, and create fake visits and website traffic. There are spammers that leave links to questionable Internet sites as comments to website articles. This kind of things can greatly undermine your hard work, as nobody likes to visit a website with many fake comments, not to mention that the increased traffic from both spammers and bots may create high load on the server in which your site is hosted, which can result in your site not functioning properly. One of the best solutions in cases like this is to block the IPs that create the fake traffic, as a way to be sure that the visits to your Internet site are authentic.

IP Blocking in Shared Website Hosting

Our shared website hosting feature an IP blocking tool, so if you want to restrict the access to your Internet sites, it shall be able to do so with simply several clicks. The tool is included with the Hepsia hosting CP, which comes with all accounts and which is a breeze to use. When you log in and navigate to the IP blocking section, you will just have to pick a domain or a subdomain hosted inside the account and input the IP address which needs to be blocked. Our system will enable you to block whole networks too, so if you input 123.123.123., for instance, this'll block all IP addresses between and from accessing your sites. If you wish to whitelist an IP at some point, you could unblock it with simply a mouse click from the same section.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts include a quite simple-to-use IP blocking tool, which will enable you to prohibit individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your sites with onlya few mouse clicks and you will not have any issues to achieve that even if this is your first web hosting account. Once you go to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia CP, you'll only need to pick the domain or subdomain you need from a drop-down list, then input the IP address inside a box that you'll see there and you will be good to go. To restrict the access for an entire network, you will need to leave one or more octets blank. For example, if you enter 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