IP2Location Country Blocker

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Description: IP2Location Country Blocker allows user to easily block visitors from accessing your frontend (the blog pages) or backend (the admin area

Author:IP2Location (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:2.0
WordPress version tested:5.8.2
Plugin version:2.26.3
Added to WordPress repository:26-11-2013
Last updated:03-12-2021
Rating, %:86
Rated by:86
Plugin URI:https://ip2location.com/resources/wordpress-i...
Total downloads:406 334
Active installs:10 000+
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This plugin enables user to block unwanted traffic from accesing your frontend (blog pages) or backend (admin area) by countries or proxy servers. It helps to reduce spam and unwanted sign ups easily by preventing unwanted visitors from browsing a particular page or entire website.

Key Features

  • Allow you to block the access from multiple countries.
  • Allow you to block the access by country grouping, such as EU, APAC, and so on.
  • Allow you to block the access from anonymous proxies.
  • Allow you to block the access by IP ranges.
  • Allow you to whitelist the crawler, for example, Google, Bing, Yandex, and so on, to index your pages (SEO friendly).
  • Supports IPv4 and IPv6
  • Default to 403 error (Permission Denied) display
  • Allow you to customize your own 403 page.
  • Send you an email notification if some one is trying to access your admin area.
  • Provide you statistical report of traffics blocked.

This plugin supports both IP2Location BIN data and web service for IP geolocation lookup. If you would like to use the IP2Location geolocation BIN data, you can easily download and update the BIN data via the plugin settings page. Alternatively, you can also download and update the BIN data file manually using the below links:

IP Geolocation file download:
IP2Location & IP2Proxy LITE database (Free)
IP2Location & IP2Proxy Commercial database (Comprehensive)

If you would like to use the IP geolocation web service, please visit IP2Location Web Service or IP2Proxy Web Service for details.

More Information

Please visit us at https://www.ip2location.com