Spider Blocker

Description

Spider Blocker will block most common bots that consume bandwidth and slow down your server. It will accomplish this by
using Apache .htaccess file to minimize impact on your website. It will also hide itself from external scanner. Only works
with Apache server and mod_rewrite enabled.

Plugin Features

  • Block Unlimited bots from viewing your site
  • Easy Export/Import rules (comes with most common list of bots)
  • Zero Footprint

FAQ

Installation Instructions
  1. Upload ‘spider-blocker’ directory to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go to Tools menu and then **SpiderBlocker* to configure
  4. If you use any other plugin to edit .htaacess file, make sure that content of file is valid

Reviews

Almost working

This plugin doesn’t work on any of my installations out of the box.
You need to change

$_ENV["SERVER_SOFTWARE"]

to

$_SERVER["SERVER_SOFTWARE"]

Maybe this should be adjusted ?
Once changed it does its job though!

Gtreat Plugin

This plugin does exactly what you think it does if this is the type of plugin you are already looking for. It is very simple and effective.

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Contributors & Developers

“Spider Blocker” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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