If you see a big increase in the traffic to your website and in case after you examine the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from locations across the world or from other servers, your website is more than likely being attacked by an automatic bot. These pieces of software 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 type of an option is made available. Unfortunately, that's something relatively common in recent times, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you may block them, so the bots shall not be able to access your Internet site in any way. Of course, you are able to block IPs even if you allow only people from certain countries to access your website.

IP Blocking in Shared Hosting

Our IP Blocking tool comes with the revolutionary Hepsia hosting Control Panel, offered with all shared hosting accounts. It'll allow you to block addresses with a few clicks. No coding skills are required, as you will use an intuitive interface - you simply need to select a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and enter the IP address you want to be blocked. You shall be able to see all the IP addresses that you have added within the exact same section and whitelisting each of them shall take only a mouse click. If you notice that your website is being flooded by different IPs, you will be able to block an entire IP range also. This may be done by omitting the last number of the address. For example, if you want to block all 254 addresses from to, you simply have to input 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The Hepsia hosting CP, provided with our semi-dedicated services, will permit you to solve the challenge with unwanted traffic very efficiently. It includes an IP blocking tool where you could add IP addresses with a few mouse clicks. All domains and subdomains that you have inside the account will be listed in a drop-down menu, so you just have to choose the one you need and then type the IP address that should be blocked. If you would like to block an entire range, a C-class network for instance, you just have to type the first 3 octets of the IP and leave the last one blank. That shall block all 254 addresses, so you will not need to type them by hand. As all the IPs you add in this section shall be listed, you may effortlessly unblock any of them by clicking the Delete button associated with the given IP.