Once in a while you might need to block specific third parties from accessing your sites. There are plenty of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for example, and create fake visits and site traffic. Additionally, there are spammers that leave links to questionable websites as comments to blog articles. This type of things could significantly undermine your projects, as no one likes to visit an Internet site with many hundreds of fake comments, also the increased traffic from both spammers and bots could create high load on the web server on which your website is hosted, that could result in your site not working correctly. One of the best solutions in cases like this is to block the IP addresses which create the fake traffic, so as to make sure that the visits to your website are legitimate.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

Our cloud service provide an IP blocking tool, so if you want to limit the access to your websites, you will be able to do so with a couple of mouse clicks. The tool is provided with the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which comes with all accounts and that's quite simple to use. Once you log in and check out the IP blocking section, you'll just need to pick a domain or a subdomain hosted inside the account and input the IP address which needs to be blocked. Our system will allow you to block entire networks also, so if you type 123.123.123., for instance, this will block all IP addresses between and from accessing your Internet sites. If you would like to whitelist an IP at some point, you can unblock it with a mouse click from the same section.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you host your websites within a semi-dedicated server account with our company and you want to block one or a few IP addresses at some point, you could take advantage of the easy-to-use blocking tool, that we have supplied with our in-house built Hepsia hosting Control Panel. With simply several clicks, you shall be able to block certain IPs or entire ranges, if necessary. All you will need to do is pick out any one of your domains or subdomains from a drop-down menu, select if the blocking must be valid for the root folder or for a subfolder that's part of the site, and then enter the IP address that you want to block. For an IP range, you only have to omit the last octet or the last two octets of the address depending on the size of the network you want to block. All of the addresses that you've restricted will be listed within the exact same section and if you wish to whitelist any one of them, you'll be able to do it with simply a mouse click anytime.