Occasionally you might need to block specific third parties from accessing your websites. There are plenty of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for example, and create fake visits and site traffic. Additionally, there are spammers who leave links to shady websites as comments to site articles. Such things could drastically undermine your hard work, since no one likes to visit a site with hundreds of fake comments, also the increased website traffic from both spammers and bots may generate high load on the web server in which your website is hosted, which can result in your site not working correctly. Among the most effective solutions in such a case is to block the IP addresses that create the fake traffic, in order to make certain that the visits to your site are real.

IP Blocking in Hosting

If you order a Linux hosting package from us, you'll be able to see comprehensive traffic statistics for all of your websites and if you notice that many of the visits to each of them aren't legit, you could block the IP addresses which have created the most traffic using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is extremely simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type in the IP address that you'd like to block and save the change. All of the addresses which you have blacklisted shall appear inside the very same section of the Control Panel, so you're able to always remove any of them and permit it to access your Internet site again. You are able to block whole IP ranges through the tool as well - you just have to leave 1 or 2 octets from the address blank. For instance, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to