From time to time you may need to block certain third parties from accessing your Internet sites. There are plenty of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for instance, and generate fake visits and online traffic. Additionally, there are spammers that leave links to questionable sites as comments to site articles. Such things could significantly undermine your projects, as no one likes to visit a website with countless fake comments, not to mention that the increased website traffic from both spammers and bots may generate high load on the server where your website is hosted, which could result in your site not working correctly. One of the best solutions in this case is to block the IP addresses that produce the fake traffic, as a way to be certain that the visits to your website are legitimate.

IP Blocking in Web Hosting

If you order a web hosting plan from us, you will be able to see detailed traffic statistics for all of your websites and if you notice that many of the visits to any of them are not legitimate, you can block the IP addresses which have created the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is incredibly simple - pick 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 that you've blacklisted will appear in the same exact section of the CP, so you can always remove any one of them and enable it to access your website again. You'll be able to block whole IP ranges using the tool too - you simply need to leave one or two octets from the address blank. As an example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to