If you notice a significant increase in the online traffic to your website and if after you check the visitor statistics it turns out that it comes from countries all over the world or from other servers, your website is more than likely being attacked by an automatic bot. Such programs go through random websites attempting to log in to their administrator area using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments below any sort of article where such an option is offered. Regrettably, that's something rather common in recent times, but if you know the IP addresses through which the attacks come, you can block them, so the bots shall not be able to access your Internet site in any way. Naturally, you are able to block IPs even if you allow only people from particular countries to access your website.

IP Blocking in Shared Hosting

If you order a Linux shared hosting from us, you shall be able to see in depth traffic stats for all your Internet sites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to each of them aren't legit, you may block the IP addresses that have created the most traffic via our IP Blocking tool. The interface is really simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then input the IP address that you'd like to block and save the change. All of the addresses you have blacklisted will appear inside the very same section of the CP, so you're able to always remove any one of them and enable it to access your Internet site again. You are able to block whole IP ranges through 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