Every now and then you may have to block certain third parties from accessing your Internet sites. There are plenty of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for instance, and create fake visits and traffic. There are also spammers who leave links to shady Internet sites as comments to blog articles. This type of things could greatly undermine your hard work, because no one likes to visit a site with hundreds of fake comments, plus the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots can create high load on the server on which your website is hosted, which can result in the site not functioning properly. One of the best solutions in such a case is to block the IP addresses which generate the fake traffic, as a way to be sure that the visits to your Internet site are authentic.
IP Blocking in Shared Hosting
If you have a shared hosting
account with our company and you want to block one or several IP addresses, you could use the IP Blocking tool, that's integrated into our in-house built Hepsia CP. Through a very simple interface, you could prevent any IP from accessing your content even if you have not had a web hosting account before. All it takes to do this is to log in to your CP, to navigate to the IP Blocking section, to pick a specific domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then to type in the IP address. You won't need to do anything complicated if you'd like to block a whole network - you'll simply have to omit the last octet, so entering 1.1.1. with a blank space after the last dot shall block the entire range from 126.96.36.199 to 188.8.131.52. All blocked IPs will be listed in the same exact section, so you'll be able to remove any of them from the blacklist with a mouse click.
IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers
You will be able to block IP addresses without difficulty and stop the unwelcome traffic to any website hosted in a semi-dedicated server
account with our company, since we provide a rather easy-to-use tool to do that, that's offered with our Hepsia hosting CP. Even if you have not addressed this kind of problems in the past, you will not have any difficulties, considering that our tool provides a very user-friendly interface. When you navigate to the IP blocking section of the Control Panel, you'll find a full list of all the domains and subdomains which you have added inside the Hosted Domains section. All you have to do to block an IP address is pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then type in the IP inside the box below. The change will take effect instantly, so you'll not get any traffic from this address in the future. Removing an IP from the blocked list is just as easy.