If you notice a considerable increase in the online traffic to your Internet site and if after you look into the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from locations all over the world or from other servers, your Internet site is more than likely being attacked by an automatic bot. Such pieces of software go through random Internet sites trying to log in to their administration area by using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments below any sort of article where such an option is offered. Unfortunately, this is something quite popular lately, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you can block them, so the bots will not be able to access your site in any way. Of course, you are able to block IPs even if you allow only people from particular countries to access your website.

IP Blocking in Shared Website Hosting

If you purchase a shared website hosting from us, you will be able to see detailed traffic stats for all of your websites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to any of them are not legit, you'll be able to block the IP addresses which have created the most traffic through our IP Blocking tool. The interface is really simple - select the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then input the IP address that you want to block and save the change. All of the addresses which you have blacklisted shall appear inside the same section of the CP, allowing you to always remove any one of them and permit it to access your website again. You are able to block entire IP ranges through the tool too - you just have to leave 1 or 2 octets from the address blank. As an example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to