New Breed of Referrer Spam

There’s a new spambot which seems to be targeting WordPress blogs. It passes along a forged referrer which appears to come from a legitimate source, invariably another WordPress blog, and always from a permalink to an older post on said blog (rather than just the main site URL). How I’ve dealt with referrer spam in… Continue reading New Breed of Referrer Spam

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Fun With Server Logs

In addition to being a vital part of management and maintenance of a website, examining server activity logs provides me with oodles of geeky entertainment. It appeals to the inner statistician I try so hard to suppress. I like finding clues and tracking someone’s path through the site, and sometimes trying to sort out who… Continue reading Fun With Server Logs