How to stop unwanted Crawlers, Bots and Spiders!

Do you know the feelign when sometimes there are more bots than visitors crawling over your site? You look at their websites and realize they are just some crapbots doing stuff that will not benefit you or your site at all. Instead they are just choking up your bandwidth. sometimes when this little server gets overwhelmed by requests the last requests in the log came from bots, especially baidu spider.

I decided that this has to stop!

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Firefox, custom Webfonts and CDN issues

This one took me a while to figure out. On my main site I am using a Content Delivery Network (CDN) to deliver files from different domains and speed up page loading times.

With the new design I am using a custom font and it displayed properly up till I activated said CDN. All Browsers but Firefox continued to properly display the Font and ofc I thought at first that it was my own fault.

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WordPress updated Permalink Structure, rewrite htaccess

After 5 years of writing and getting tired of linking urls that look like I thought it would be nice to get rid of the date part and shorten urls for irrelevant information. The whole purpose of the standard „year/month/day“ structure is to make it easier for wordpress to recognize an url as belonging to a post.
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