Occasionally you might need to block certain third parties from accessing your websites. There are a number of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for instance, and produce fake visits and site traffic. There's also spammers who leave links to shady websites as comments to website articles. This sort of things can considerably undermine your projects, as no one likes to visit an Internet site with hundreds of fake comments, plus the increased traffic from both spammers and bots could generate high load on the web server where your Internet site is hosted, which may result in your site not working correctly. One of the best solutions in such a case is to block the IP addresses which produce the fake traffic, so as to be certain that the visits to your Internet site are legitimate.

IP Blocking in Shared Website Hosting

If you purchase a shared website hosting from us, you'll be able to see in depth traffic statistics for all your websites and if you notice that a large amount of the visits to each of them aren't authentic, you can block the IP addresses that have created the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is very simple - choose 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 show up inside the same section of the Control Panel, so that you can always remove any one of them and permit it to access your website again. You could block entire IP ranges via the tool too - you just have to leave one or two octets from the address blank. As an example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to