Occasionally you may have to block specific 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 online traffic. There's also spammers that leave links to suspicious sites as comments to site articles. This type of things may considerably undermine your hard work, as no one likes to visit a website with hundreds of fake comments, plus the increased traffic from both spammers and bots can generate high load on the server where your website is hosted, which may result in your site not working properly. One of the best solutions in such cases is to block the IP addresses which produce the fake traffic, as a way to be sure that the visits to your website are authentic.

IP Blocking in Web Hosting

If you get a Linux web hosting package from us, you shall be able to see comprehensive traffic stats for all of your websites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to any of them aren't real, you can block the IP addresses that have produced 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 type in the IP address that you'd like to block and save the change. All the addresses that you've blacklisted shall appear inside the same exact section of the Control Panel, so you're able to always remove any one of them and permit it to access your Internet site again. You could block whole IP ranges using the tool as well - you simply need to leave 1 or 2 octets from the address blank. For instance, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to