[Plugin: NextGEN Gallery Voting] Bots are voting on my images
my issuse of today is because i found out that a lot of votes on my images are from bots, crawlers and spiders.
When star-voting is active, then it is possible to block bots with the robots.txt using
#blocks all URL with a "?" #(the ngg-Voting-Links contain a "?") Disallow: /*?
But only the good bots do what i tell them in the robots.txt. The evil bots will ignore the robots.txt and ceep voting. And some of the good bots dont understand the
When using drop-down voting i get less votes from bots (between 5 and 10 a day). How can i get rid of them completely?
force_login = 1 might solve the problem with the bots but then i have the new problem that the visitors of my page cant vote either and i doubt that many will register in order to be able to vote.
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