From time to time you may need to block particular third parties from accessing your Internet sites. There are a number of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for instance, and produce fake visits and site traffic. There are spammers who leave links to shady sites as comments to blog articles. This type of things may greatly undermine your hard work, as no one likes to visit a site with many fake comments, plus the increased traffic from both spammers and bots could create high load on the web server on which your website is hosted, that could result in the site not functioning properly. One of the best solutions in such a case is to block the IP addresses that create the fake traffic, in order to ensure that the visits to your website are real.

IP Blocking in Website Hosting

If you buy a Linux website hosting package from our company, you shall be able to see in depth traffic stats for all of your websites and if you notice that a considerable amount of the visits to each of them aren't real, you are able to block the IP addresses that have produced the most traffic through our IP Blocking tool. The interface is very simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address that you'd like to block and save the change. All the addresses you have blacklisted will appear inside the very same section of the CP, so that you can always remove any one of them and allow it to access your site again. You'll be able to block entire IP ranges using the tool also - you just need to leave one or two octets from the address blank. For example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to