One of the most effective methods to limit the access to your site is to block the IP addresses of individuals which should not be able to open it. There are several good reasons to do that. For instance, you may want a specific individual not to be able to see your site, or you could limit the access for a whole nation. You can even block IP addresses in case you detect that there are lots of browser requests from them, if a large number of spam comments are left in your sites or if a script login page has been loaded many times. In all of these situations, the traffic is more than likely fake and has been produced by an automatic bot, so you can safely block any suspicious IP address, in order to be on the safe side. Thus, you will also steer clear of the chance of your server getting overloaded by many fake requests.
IP Blocking in Shared Web Hosting
If you purchase a shared web hosting from our company, you'll be able to see detailed traffic statistics for all of your Internet sites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to any of them are not authentic, you are able to block the IP addresses which have produced the most traffic via our IP Blocking tool. The interface is extremely simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address that you'd like to block and save the change. All the addresses you have blacklisted shall appear in the exact same section of the CP, so you can always remove any one of them and enable it to access your website again. You'll be able to block entire 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