One of the most effective approaches to limit the access to your Internet site is to block the IP addresses of individuals that should not be able to open it. There are numerous reasons why you should do this. As an illustration, you may want a certain person not to be able to see your Internet site, or you can limit the access for a whole country. You could also block IP addresses in case you detect that there are too many web browser requests from them, if a huge number of spam comments are left on your websites or if a script login page has been loaded a large number of times. In all of these situations, the traffic is most probably fake and has been generated by an automatic bot, so you could safely block any questionable IP address, in order to be on the safe side. In this way, you shall also steer clear of the prospect of your server getting overloaded by a lot of fake requests.
IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting
If you buy a cloud hosting plan from our company, you will be able to see detailed traffic statistics for all of your Internet sites and if you notice that many of the visits to each of them aren't real, you may block the IP addresses that have created the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is very simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address you want to block and save the change. All of the addresses you have blacklisted will appear in the exact same section of the Control Panel, so you can always remove any of them and permit it to access your Internet site again. You'll be able to block entire IP ranges via the tool also - you just need to leave one or two octets from the address blank. As an example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to