Learn more about IP blocking, why it can be so helpful and when to employ it.
Occasionally you might need to block particular third parties from accessing your websites. There are plenty of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for example, and generate fake visits and website traffic. There are spammers who leave links to questionable websites as comments to website articles. This sort of things can drastically undermine your projects, simply because nobody likes to visit a website with countless fake comments, furthermore the increased traffic from both spammers and bots may create high load on the server on which your site is hosted, that could result in your site not working properly. Among the most effective solutions in this case is to block the IP addresses which produce the fake traffic, so as to make certain that the visits to your Internet site are real.
IP Blocking in Shared Hosting
Our IP Blocking tool is included with the ground breaking Hepsia hosting CP, provided with all shared hosting accounts. It shall allow you to block addresses with just a few clicks. No coding abilities are required, due to the fact that you will use an intuitive interface - you need to simply choose a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and type the IP address you want to be blocked. You will be able to see all the IP addresses which you have added inside the same section and whitelisting any of them will take only a click. If you notice your website is being flooded by numerous IPs, you will be able to block a whole IP range too. This can be done by omitting the last number of the address. For example, if you would like to block all 254 addresses from 18.104.22.168 to 22.214.171.124, you only have to enter 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .