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Normally a webmaster, blogger, website owner would want to receive traffic from all over the globe. If you get to know that traffic from certain countries brings 89% of all the revenue that you receive – would you want to restrict your website access to only specific countries to maximize revenue and minimize server load? Stop unwanted traffic, maximize revenue, minimize server load and costs. Block requests from countries that you choose. Easily maintain a whitelist of IP addresses and IP address ranges to exclude from all blocking. Easily maintain a blacklist of IP addresses and IP address ranges to block and more.

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Orkut, FaceBook, YouTube, Twitter, Digg are great sites to waste time on the internet. Well you can spend quality time there to build your network or you can sit all the day long playing FarmVille. You have got to set some limits to protect your kids wasting their time. The good news is, you can block any website for a specific PC at home using hosts file. Here is how to do it.

Open the file “c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts” in notepad or go to Start > Run and type / copy-paste c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts. Choose open with notepad in the option. The contents of the file will be displayed and will be something like this:

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WordPress comments spam is a big problem, but how can we stop, ban, block spam comments before they hit our WordPress blogs. There are many ways you can block, ban spammers from your blog. WordPress has got many plugins for this as well. Spammers hit blog using auto bot softwares and spam comments inwhich they through a lot of spammy URLs, links, irrelevant text. If you are able to block spam, you can significantly save bandwidth and do more instead of deleting all the spam you get accumulated daily in your moderation queue. Here are possible ways to block and combating spam.

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I have been observing that some IP addresses have been hitting some of websites lately and their attempts were consistent. So I have banned those IP to access my websites. This secures your website and saves bandwidth. I will tell you here how you can do this too. If you are a webmaster or site owner then you may have noticed certain IP addresses trying to bring your website down sometimes. The best you can do to block them is to ban them. For website you can use .htaccess file for that and for WordPress you have options of .htaccess file and some plugins. We we study different ways to ban IP, IP range or multiple IP to access your website.

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