One of the most reliable ways to limit the access to your Internet site is to block the IP addresses of the individuals which should not be able to open it. There are numerous good reasons to do this. As an illustration, you may want a specific individual not to be able to see your website, or you can limit the access for a whole nation. You can also block IP addresses if you notice that there are lots of Internet browser requests from them, if a large number of spam comments are left within your Internet sites or if a script login page has been loaded numerous times. In each of these scenarios, the traffic is more than likely fake and has been created by an automatic bot, so you can safely block any shady IP address, in order to be on the safe side. Thus, you'll also avoid the prospect of your web server getting overloaded by a lot of fake requests.

IP Blocking in Shared Hosting

If you purchase a Linux shared hosting from us, you will be able to see comprehensive traffic statistics for all your sites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to any of them are not legit, you could block the IP addresses which have generated the most traffic through our IP Blocking tool. The interface is very simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address that you would like to block and save the change. All of the addresses you have blacklisted shall appear in the same exact section of the Control Panel, so you're able to always remove any of them and allow it to access your Internet site again. You can block entire IP ranges through the tool too - 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