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Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 24 Aug 2019, 13:50
Replies: 819
Miscellaneous Hacks Ban Spiders by User Agent
Views: 97,116
Posted By Simon Lloyd
I havent seen this before and it doesn't use the...

I havent seen this before and it doesn't use the bootstrap, This loads at every page call which prevents the spiders actually loading a page, so it could be a third party hack that doesn't like it...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 27 Oct 2018, 12:29
Replies: 100
New Posting Features [DBTech] Post Templates v1 (vB4)
Views: 26,427
Posted By Simon Lloyd
When using the post templates on vb4.2.5 the html...

When using the post templates on vb4.2.5 the html from the wysiwyg is passed through unparsed, any way around this? It doesn't matter whether its used in quick reply or advanced reply to thread.
Forum: vB4 Programming Discussions 25 Oct 2018, 19:26
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By Simon Lloyd
Hi Mark, i looked at that and it doesn't have the...

Hi Mark, i looked at that and it doesn't have the attachment, if you add attach in the plugin it shows the paperclip but it doesnt operate.
Forum: vB4 Programming Discussions 24 Oct 2018, 14:28
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By Simon Lloyd
How to add a functioning attachment button to quick reply?

Hi all, i cant work out how to add a functioning attachment button to quick reply, i have created a plug in where i have added the PHP and CODE bbcode tags, when i add ATTACH i get the paperclip icon...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 26 Nov 2017, 07:22
Replies: 3,778
Show Thread Enhancements [AJAX] Post Thank You Hack
Views: 826,370
Posted By Simon Lloyd
All of those files need uploading via ftp, its...

All of those files need uploading via ftp, its the contents of the of the upload folder that need Ftp'ing to your forum directory so up to public_html\forum or to www.\forum where forum will be the...
Forum: vB3 General Discussions 18 Nov 2017, 10:28
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By Simon Lloyd
The way I described is exactly as you'd move...

The way I described is exactly as you'd move threads from forum to forum, however if you mean moving from one domain to another that's different, download a back up of myqsl and then import it in to...
Forum: vB3 General Discussions 05 Nov 2017, 22:47
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By Simon Lloyd
Why do you need sql? Admin CP > Threads & Posts...

Why do you need sql?
Admin CP > Threads & Posts > Move, Move all the threads from the one forum to the other.
Forum: vB3 Programming Discussions 04 Nov 2017, 20:23
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By Simon Lloyd
You could add an if condition to the bbcode_quote...

You could add an if condition to the bbcode_quote template but modifying this might prove easier https://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=230466&highlight=ignore
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 07 Sep 2017, 19:00
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By Simon Lloyd
Hi Dave, it wont ban just that version of Chrome,...

Hi Dave, it wont ban just that version of Chrome, it will only ban any user with that entire user agent string, so no worries if there are some dinosaurs still using that version of Chrome :)
...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 01 Sep 2017, 01:52
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By Simon Lloyd
Try thisSELECT FROM_UNIXTIME(dateline),...

Try thisSELECT FROM_UNIXTIME(dateline), thread.postusername, thread.title AS threadtitle, forum.title AS forumtitle, forum.forumid
FROM vb_thread AS thread
INNER JOIN vb_forum AS forum on...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 30 Aug 2017, 18:56
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By Simon Lloyd
Yes exactly that, you have to remember that...

Yes exactly that, you have to remember that Amazonaws isn't actually amazon but just rented space to others by them.

This part ec2-52-89-87-158.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.com is just what the IP...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 29 Aug 2017, 08:29
Replies: 17
Views: 808
Posted By Simon Lloyd
In the ban spiders mod you need to shorten the...

In the ban spiders mod you need to shorten the useragent string to catch more, if you are using my mod then it looks for the entire string that you entered in the list, if you shorten it to say...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 29 Aug 2017, 08:25
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By Simon Lloyd
The bot blocker does do the Amazonaws but you...

The bot blocker does do the Amazonaws but you need to find the correct useragent, so you'd need to block amazonaws.com, ia_archiver, alexa.com (unless you use Alexa for your web analysis),...
Forum: Modification Requests/Questions (Unpaid) 28 Aug 2017, 14:35
Replies: 34
Views: 11,074
Posted By Simon Lloyd
This works well...

This works well https://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=268208 without the issues of this script
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 28 Aug 2017, 12:50
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By Simon Lloyd
You could ban their useragent string using this...

You could ban their useragent string using this https://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=268208 or Ban IPs using this https://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=268147 no rules needed :)
Forum: vB3 Programming Discussions 30 Jul 2017, 06:56
Replies: 5
Views: 1,006
Posted By Simon Lloyd
If that one is annoying and not much control use...

If that one is annoying and not much control use this one https://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=264932
Forum: vBulletin.org Site Feedback 08 Jul 2017, 18:59
Replies: 88
Misc/Other vBulletin.Org Staff
Views: 12,859
Posted By Simon Lloyd
I'm not one to bicker or comment on the "He said,...

I'm not one to bicker or comment on the "He said, she said" debacle but having just read this thread in it's entirety I feel that IB have just ripped the guts out of what was their only real asset,...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 08 Jan 2017, 16:25
Replies: 819
Miscellaneous Hacks Ban Spiders by User Agent
Views: 97,116
Posted By Simon Lloyd
I suspect that you have some other process issues...

I suspect that you have some other process issues that are affecting load times but I'm glad this has helped.

Do take a look at your images that your site has, try to use a CDN to deliver them or...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 03 Jan 2017, 20:56
Replies: 3,778
Show Thread Enhancements [AJAX] Post Thank You Hack
Views: 826,370
Posted By Simon Lloyd
Have you recently upgraded your forum software?,...

Have you recently upgraded your forum software?, that looks like you've had a corrupt upload.
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 03 Jan 2017, 20:53
Replies: 819
Miscellaneous Hacks Ban Spiders by User Agent
Views: 97,116
Posted By Simon Lloyd
Which bots are showing as increasing in numbers?...

Which bots are showing as increasing in numbers? it's more than likely the same bot that keeps changing IP address, don't worry it will settle down.
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 01 Nov 2016, 16:26
Replies: 819
Miscellaneous Hacks Ban Spiders by User Agent
Views: 97,116
Posted By Simon Lloyd
That isn't an issue with this modification as it...

That isn't an issue with this modification as it doesn't use glowhostspamomatic. You also have a blank in your list, this could effectively ban everyone and everything!!
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 08 Jun 2016, 14:25
Replies: 819
Miscellaneous Hacks Ban Spiders by User Agent
Views: 97,116
Posted By Simon Lloyd
You can enter the entire string, that way you...

You can enter the entire string, that way you will only ban users with that exact useragent
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 06 Jun 2016, 02:43
Replies: 819
Miscellaneous Hacks Ban Spiders by User Agent
Views: 97,116
Posted By Simon Lloyd
No problem, just thought you two now did it as a...

No problem, just thought you two now did it as a business, I haven't been on here in such a long while I'm out of touch :(
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 06 Jun 2016, 02:30
Replies: 819
Miscellaneous Hacks Ban Spiders by User Agent
Views: 97,116
Posted By Simon Lloyd
Its not normal to have high CPU usage because of...

Its not normal to have high CPU usage because of this mod, it hardly uses any resources at all, it redirects right at page call so doesn't even allow your site to load for the banned list, however,...
Forum: vB3 Programming Discussions 11 Mar 2016, 05:01
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By Simon Lloyd
Have you tried changing the execution order?

Have you tried changing the execution order?
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