One of the most efficient methods to limit the access to your website is to block the IP addresses of the individuals that should not be able to open it. There are several good reasons to do this. As an illustration, you may want a particular person not to be able to see your site, or you may restrict the access for an entire state. You can even block IP addresses if you notice that there are lots of browser requests from them, if a huge number of spam comments are left on your websites or if a script login page has been loaded many times. In all of these situations, the traffic is most likely fake and has been generated by an automatic bot, so you may safely block any shady IP address, in order to be on the safe side. Thus, you will also steer clear of the prospect of your hosting server getting overloaded by many fake requests.

IP Blocking in Shared Website Hosting

Our IP Blocking tool is part of the advanced Hepsia hosting CP, which comes with all shared website hosting accounts. It shall enable you to block addresses with a couple of clicks. No coding abilities are necessary, as you'll use an intuitive interface - you just have to select a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and input the IP address that you would like to be blocked. You'll be able to see all the IP addresses that you've added in the exact same section and whitelisting each of them shall take just a click. If you notice your site is being flooded by different IPs, you shall be able to block a whole IP range too. This can be performed by omitting the last number of the address. For instance, if you need to block all 254 addresses from to, you just need to input 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The Hepsia hosting CP, included with our Linux semi-dedicated hosting, will allow you to solve the problem with unwanted traffic very easily and quickly. It incorporates an IP blocking tool in which you can add IP addresses with several mouse clicks. All domains and subdomains you have within the account will be listed in a drop-down menu, so you simply have to select the one you need and then type in the IP address which should be blocked. If you wish to block an entire range, a C-class network for instance, you simply need to input the first three octets of the IP and leave the last one blank. This shall block all 254 addresses, so you'll not need to type in them by hand. Since all the IPs that you add in this section will be listed, you can effortlessly unblock any one of them by clicking the Delete button related to the given IP.