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WP Block Semalt

Description

Pretty simple. Just blocks semalt.semalt.com with a 403.

If your web host uses a web server that doesn’t support .htaccess, then this plugin is for you.

If your host supports .htaccess, you should try https://wordpress.org/plugins/block-semalt, as this is the best method.

Installation

  1. Install the WP Block Semalt Plugin
  2. Activate the plugin
  3. Stop seeing Semalt in your analytics stats

FAQ-e

I still see semalt sometimes

This plugin was a way to try and catch the low hanging fruit…I’m relying on the ‘HTTP_REFERER’ which isn’t always reliable. Most of the time it will be, but not always.

If your host supports .htaccess, you can try using https://wordpress.org/plugins/block-semalt as a more complete solution.

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Contributors & Developers

“WP Block Semalt” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

1.1

  • NEW: Added best-seo-offer.com to the URL list
  • NEW: Added filter for the URLS to look for
  • TWEAK: Does not check on logged in or admin sessions

1.0

  • Initial Release