From time to time you may need to block certain third parties from accessing your sites. There are a lot of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for example, and produce fake visits and traffic. There's also spammers who leave links to questionable sites as comments to site articles. This type of things may drastically undermine your projects, because nobody likes to visit a site with tons of fake comments, also the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots could create high load on the web server in which your site is hosted, that can result in your site not working properly. Among the most effective solutions in this case is to block the IP addresses that generate the fake traffic, as a way to make certain that the visits to your site are legitimate.

IP Blocking in Web Hosting

If you purchase a web hosting from us, you'll be able to see detailed traffic stats for all of your sites and if you notice that a considerable amount of the visits to each of them are not legit, you may block the IP addresses that have generated the most traffic through our IP Blocking tool. The interface is incredibly simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address that you would like to block and save the change. All of the addresses that you've blacklisted will appear inside the same exact section of the CP, so that you can always remove any of them and permit it to access your site again. You'll be able to block entire IP ranges through the tool as well - you just need to leave 1 or 2 octets from the address blank. For instance, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to