If you notice a considerable increase in the online traffic to your site and in case after you check the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from locations all over the world or from other web servers, your site is more than likely being attacked by an automatic bot. Such pieces of software go through random sites seeking to log in to their administrator area through a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments below every article where this sort of an option is made available. However, that's something rather popular nowadays, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you may block them, so the bots will be unable to access your site in any way. Certainly, you can block IPs even if you allow only people from specific countries to access your website.

IP Blocking in Shared Website Hosting

If you order a shared website hosting package from our company, you will be able to see comprehensive traffic stats for all your sites and if you notice that many of the visits to each of them are not legit, you can block the IP addresses that have produced the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is extremely simple - select the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then input the IP address that you would like to block and save the change. All of the addresses which you have blacklisted shall appear in the same exact section of the CP, allowing you to always remove any of them and permit it to access your site again. You could block whole IP ranges via the tool as well - you just need to leave one or two octets from the address blank. For example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You will be able to block IP addresses with ease and stop the undesirable traffic to any Internet site hosted inside a semi-dedicated server account with us, because we offer you a really easy-to-use tool to do that, that's provided with our Hepsia hosting Control Panel. Even if you have not tackled this sort of matters in the past, you'll not have any difficulties, because our tool provides a very user-friendly interface. As you go to the IP blocking section of the CP, you will find a full list of all the domains and subdomains that you have added within the Hosted Domains section. What you need to do to block an IP address is select the desired domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and enter the IP in the box below. The change shall take effect instantly, so you will not get any traffic from this address in the future. Taking away an IP from the blocked list is just as easy.