If you notice a large increase in the online traffic to your Internet site and in case after you examine the visitor statistics it turns out that it comes from places all over the world or from other web servers, your website is most likely being attacked by an automatic bot. Such programs go through random websites looking to log in to their administration area by using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments under any sort of article where this kind of an option is available. Unfortunately, that's something quite popular lately, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you may block them, so the bots shall not be able to access your website in any way. Naturally, you can block IPs even if you allow only people from particular countries to access your website.

IP Blocking in Shared Website Hosting

If you have a shared website hosting account with us and you want to block one or several IP addresses, you can use the IP Blocking tool, that is included in our in-house built Hepsia CP. Through a very simple interface, you'll be able to restrict any IP from accessing your content even if you have never had a web hosting account before. All it takes to perform this is to log within to your Control Panel, to visit the IP Blocking section, to pick a particular domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then to input the IP address. You will not have to do anything challenging if you want to block a whole network - you will simply have to omit the last octet, so entering 1.1.1. with a blank space after the last dot shall block the entire range from to All blocked IPs will be listed inside the very same section, so you shall be able to remove any one of them from the blacklist with only a click.