One of the most effective ways to restrict the access to your website is to block the IP addresses of those that mustn't be able to open it. There are various reasons why you should do that. For instance, you may want a particular person not to be able to see your Internet site, or you can limit the access for an entire state. You can even block IP addresses if you discover that there are lots of browser requests from them, if a huge number of spam comments are left on your Internet sites or if a script login page has been loaded numerous times. In any of these scenarios, the traffic is almost certainly fake and has been produced by an automatic bot, so you can safely block any shady IP address, in order to be on the safe side. That way, you'll also stay away from the prospect of your hosting server getting overloaded by many fake requests.

IP Blocking in Hosting

If you order a Linux hosting package from our company, you will be able to see comprehensive traffic stats for all of your sites and if you notice that many of the visits to any of them aren't real, you are able to block the IP addresses which have generated the most traffic via our IP Blocking tool. The interface is really 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 of the addresses which you have blacklisted will show up in the exact same section of the CP, so that you can always remove any of them and permit it to access your site again. You'll be able to block whole IP ranges via the tool also - you simply need to leave one or two octets from the address blank. For instance, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to