I have seen some sites use DDOS protection to prevent bots and scrappers from copying their content. I am struggling to have this set up. Or do I need a higher package? I am currently on Business Plan.
There are some discussions regarding on how to deal with bots:
My site is getting bots traffic (mostly page views, it is 5 6 times the total users). It is coming from 1 of December and it is badly affecting my site ranking since the bot traffic started coming to my site. Maybe some of my competitors doing this. First, there was a total of 2.04k page views and 1.44k users per day because at that time when there was no bots traffic. You can check the current page views on the screenshot I attached. It has a total of 6.02k page views and 1.5k users. You…
We have an ongoing issue with bots that are not attacking, but interacting with our website. It’s not DDOS nor are they trying injections or anything else. Essentially an IP hits the site, loads a page, and then clicks on ads, for a couple of dozen pages on one day, then a hundred the next (sometimes a third day, but no more), and then we never see that IP address again. This will happen from 10 or 15 IPs on a daily basis. The only issue is that it messes up our ad counts. Never really a perform…
Other than putting my wordpress site into “under attack mode”, I’ve pretty much enabled all of the security features possible within Cloudflare.
I’ve added a firewall against XMLRPC attacks with Cloudflare (good), and the Hotlinking blocker.
But otherwise, I had to installed a Proxy/VPN blocker on my wordpress today, and holy sh*t… so much bot traffic still getting through Cloudflare (just in the last 3 hours):
And no way am I doing custom firewalls for every single IPv4 on cloudfla…
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