[Zen Cart] Blocking china crawler

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trupit
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[Zen Cart] Blocking china crawler

Postby trupit » Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:48 am

Hi J,

I wants block some crawler from China to reduce the bandwith usage? Could I edit the .htaccess and add som "Deny from xxx.xxx.xxx" IP address or there's a beter ways?

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Re: [Zen Cart] Blocking china crawler

Postby inveo » Fri Mar 29, 2013 12:29 pm

Yes you can add any content to your .htaccess file. However such crawler probably uses multiple IPs so it would be better to blog him by UA string.