How to Block an IP Address From Your Website – HostGator Tutorial

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Keeping your website safe and secure from those that would mess with it can be our biggest challenge. The easiest way to do that is to block the IP address they are attempting to access your website from. In this tutorial, Josh walks you through the steps of securing your website by blocking an IP address from accessing your website. This process uses your HostGator cPanel, so make sure to have that open!

In this video you will learn:

00:00 – Introduction
00:20 – How to locate the IP Blocker section in cPanel
00:40 – How to add an IP Address to the IP Blocker
00:54 – How to confirm that the IP Address was successfully added
01:13 – How to locate where the block is located on your website

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  • Faiza Bukhari
    Posted at 07:43h, 23 September

    My client purchase a new domain from you and its not linked with the hosting. Propogation is over. Still not connected.

  • Faiza Bukhari
    Posted at 07:45h, 23 September

    Also my client mistakenly purchase another hosting "WordPress hoshosti now they want to regund that new hosting but there is no option to refund. Your live support system is also very very bad.

  • Carlaís Pyles
    Posted at 15:22h, 25 November

    Is there a way to do this by uploading a CSV list with a range of IPs?