One of the most effective approaches to restrict the access to your site is to block the IP addresses of the individuals that shouldn't be able to open it. There are many reasons why you should do this. For example, you may want a particular person not to be able to see your website, or you can restrict the access for an entire nation. You can even block IP addresses if you detect that there are lots of browser requests from them, if a lot of spam comments are left in your websites or if a script login page has been loaded many times. In each of these situations, the traffic is almost certainly fake and has been produced by an automatic bot, so you may safely block any shady IP address, in order to be on the safe side. Thus, you shall also stay away from the prospect of your web server getting overloaded by a lot of fake requests.

IP Blocking in Shared Web Hosting

If you have a shared web hosting account with our company and you wish to block one or a number of IP addresses, you may use the IP Blocking tool, which is integrated into our in-house built Hepsia CP. Using a pretty simple interface, you'll be able to stop any IP from accessing your content even if you have never had a web hosting account before. All it takes to complete this is to log within to your Control Panel, to visit the IP Blocking section, to select a certain domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then to enter the IP address. You simply won't need to do anything difficult if you wish to block a whole network - you will simply have to omit the last octet, so entering 1.1.1. with a blank space after the last dot shall block the full range from to All blocked IPs will be listed within the very same section, so you will be able to remove any one of them from the blacklist with a mouse click.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The Hepsia hosting Control Panel, provided with our semi-dedicated hosting services, will enable you to solve the challenge with unwanted traffic very easily. It incorporates an IP blocking tool in which you can add IP addresses with just a few clicks. All domains and subdomains that you have within the account shall be listed in a drop-down menu, so you just need to select the one you need and then enter the IP address which needs to be blocked. If you wish to block a whole 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. That shall block all 254 addresses, so you shall not have to enter them by hand. Because all the IPs which you include in this section shall be listed, you could easily unblock any of them by clicking the Delete button relevant to the particular IP.