Bad Behavior
Do not understand logis of blocking Digg (2 posts)

  1. ssiddiqi1
    Posted 4 years ago #

    I do not understand logic of blocking Digg. Digg is used by a lot of users. After installing this plugin, my users cannot Digg my site any more.
    After Google'ing, I came across many links , e.g. http://nancyradlingerjustmyopinion.com/2012/03/bad-behavior-what-is-it-and-how-frustrating-it-can-be.html, frustrated by Bad Behavior to block Digg.
    Perhaps you should mention that upfront in "Installation" or "Description" page. It could save users frustration and time. I am deleting this plugin, after wasting 24 hours on trying to troubleshoot, why my visitors cannot any more Digg my site.


  2. frikafrax
    Posted 4 years ago #

    The reason Digg is blocked by default is due to Digg's use of a doctored and suspicious user agent for its bot rather than a user agent which clearly identifies the bot as being from Digg.

    This was explained in the user comments of the article you linked to.

    Additionally, Bad Behavior has a whitelist feature. Just enter the IP or IP range used by Digg and problem solved.

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