Find out more on IP blocking, precisely what it means and how and when it’s best to use it.
From time to time you might need to block particular third parties from accessing your Internet sites. There are a lot of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for instance, and produce fake visits and website traffic. In addition, there are spammers that leave links to shady Internet sites as comments to website articles. This type of things may considerably undermine your work, since nobody likes to visit a site with many hundreds of fake comments, plus the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots may create high load on the server on which your site is hosted, that could result in your site not working correctly. Among the most effective solutions in such cases is to block the IP addresses that create the fake traffic, as a way to ensure that the visits to your Internet site are real.
IP Blocking in Shared Website Hosting
Our IP Blocking tool is part of the innovative Hepsia hosting Control Panel, offered with all shared website hosting accounts. It shall permit you to block addresses with a few mouse clicks. No coding abilities are required, as you will use an intuitive interface - you need to simply select a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and enter the IP address that you would like to be blocked. You'll be able to see all the IP addresses which you have added in the very same section and whitelisting each of them shall take just a click. If you notice your website is being flooded by numerous IPs, you'll be able to block a whole IP range also. This can be completed by omitting the last number of the address. For example, if you would like to block all 254 addresses from 18.104.22.168 to 22.214.171.124, you only need to input 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .