Every now and then you may have to block particular third parties from accessing your websites. There are a number of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for example, and produce fake visits and website traffic. There are also spammers who leave links to questionable websites as comments to site articles. This kind of things can significantly undermine your projects, since nobody likes to visit a site with hundreds of fake comments, also the increased website traffic from both spammers and bots could generate high load on the server in which your Internet site is hosted, that could result in the site not functioning properly. One of the best solutions in such cases is to block the IP addresses which generate the fake traffic, as a way to make certain that the visits to your site are authentic.
IP Blocking in Shared Website Hosting
If you purchase a Linux shared website hosting from our company, you'll be able to see in depth traffic statistics for all your Internet sites and if you notice that a large amount of the visits to each of them aren't real, you may block the IP addresses that have produced the most traffic using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is extremely simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address that you want to block and save the change. All the addresses which you have blacklisted will appear inside the exact same section of the Control Panel, so that you can always remove any one of them and allow it to access your website again. You are able to block whole 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