If you see a significant increase in the traffic to your website and if after you examine the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from countries around the world or from other web servers, your site is most likely being attacked by an automatic bot. Those programs go through random sites trying to log in to their admin area using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments below any article where this sort of an option is provided. The fact is that, that is something rather common nowadays, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you could 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 certain countries to access your site.

IP Blocking in Website Hosting

Our IP Blocking tool comes with the innovative Hepsia hosting CP, provided with all website hosting accounts. It shall permit you to block addresses with just several mouse clicks. No coding skills are required, since you'll use an intuitive interface - you simply need to select a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and type in the IP address that you would like to be blocked. You will be able to see all the IP addresses you have added inside the same section and whitelisting each of them shall take just a click. If you notice that your site is being flooded by numerous IPs, you'll be able to block an entire IP range as well. This could be performed by omitting the last number of the address. For instance, if you would like to block all 254 addresses from to, you simply need to type in 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

You shall be able to block IP addresses effortlessly and stop the unwelcome traffic to any website hosted inside a semi-dedicated server account with our company, as we offer a rather easy-to-use tool to do that, that's provided with our Hepsia hosting CP. Even if you haven't tackled this sort of matters in the past, you'll not have any difficulties, because our tool has a very user-friendly interface. When you navigate to the IP blocking section of the CP, you will find a comprehensive list of all the domains and subdomains that you've added in the Hosted Domains section. What you need to do to block an IP address is pick the desired domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then input the IP within the box below. The change will 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 simple.