One of the most productive ways to restrict the access to your Internet site is to block the IP addresses of those which shouldn't be able to open it. There are several good reasons to do that. As an example, you may want a certain person not to be able to see your website, or you could limit the access for a whole state. You could also block IP addresses if you discover that there are too many browser requests from them, if a large number of spam comments are left on your sites or if a script login page has been loaded a large number of times. In any of these situations, the traffic is most probably fake and has been produced by an automatic bot, so you may safely block any suspicious IP address, to be on the safe side. This way, you will also prevent the chance of your hosting server getting overloaded by too many fake requests.

IP Blocking in Website Hosting

If you buy a Linux website hosting from our company, you will be able to see comprehensive traffic stats for all your Internet sites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to any of them are not legitimate, you could block the IP addresses which have generated the most traffic through our IP Blocking tool. The interface is quite simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type in the IP address you want to block and save the change. All the addresses which you have blacklisted will appear inside the same exact section of the Control Panel, so you're able to always remove any one of them and enable it to access your website again. You could block whole IP ranges through the tool also - you just have to leave one or two octets from the address blank. As an example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to