Find out more about IP blocking, just what it means and how and when it’s best to use it.
Occasionally you might need to block particular third parties from accessing your Internet sites. There are a number of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for example, and create fake visits and online traffic. There are also spammers who leave links to questionable websites as comments to site articles. This type of things could drastically undermine your hard work, simply because nobody likes to visit a site with countless fake comments, plus the increased traffic from both spammers and bots may generate high load on the server on which your website is hosted, which can result in your site not working properly. Among the most effective solutions in this case is to block the IPs that produce the fake traffic, so as to be certain that the visits to your Internet site are authentic.
IP Blocking in Shared Web Hosting
Our IP Blocking tool comes with the ground breaking Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which comes with all shared web hosting
accounts. It'll permit you to block addresses with simply a couple of clicks. No coding skills are necessary, because you will use an intuitive interface - you simply need to pick a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and type the IP address that you would like to be blocked. You will be able to see all the IP addresses which you have added within the exact same section and whitelisting any of them shall take just a mouse click. If you notice your site is being flooded by various IPs, you'll be able to block a whole IP range too. This could be completed by omitting the last number of the address. For example, if you need to block all 254 addresses from 184.108.40.206 to 220.127.116.11, you only have to input 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .
IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you host your sites in a semi-dedicated server
account with our company and you would like to block one or several IP addresses at some point, you are able to take advantage of the easy-to-use blocking tool, that we have supplied with our in-house built Hepsia hosting Control Panel. With only a few mouse clicks, you shall be able to block individual IPs or whole ranges, if needed. All you will need to do is choose any one of your domains or subdomains from a drop-down menu, choose if the blocking should be valid for the root folder or for a subfolder that is part of the website, and then input the IP address that you'd like to block. For an IP range, you only have to omit the last octet or the last 2 octets of the address based on the size of the network that you want to block. Each of the addresses that you've restricted shall be listed inside the exact same section and if you would like to whitelist any one of them, you will be able to do it with simply a click at any time.