Search engines bots, crawlers and spiders helps your site getting discovered by users. However, some search engines are very aggressive and consume a lot of server bandwidth. And sometimes, bots and spiders can be malicious and try to extract sensitive data. In this article I will give you a step by step guide on How to block malicious bots and spiders in web.config
1. Open the web.config file of your site or ASP application
2. Look for the <security> tag: Learn More
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Most Website users expect easy to read website URLs which help a great deal with Search Engine Optimisation so this ‘How To’ deals with how to set up the Short URLs when using ocPortal. Short URLs are easier to remember and follow than having code numbers for pages. There are two options for short URL’s built in to ocPortal. Whichever option you want to use requires the same initial process. Learn More
Some community users report that the urls in the manufacturers’ box are not friendly even though the SEO service is enabled in the system.
The current url now is www.site.com/index.php?manufacturers=id.
The friendly url should be www.site.com/id_manufacturer_name.
I have improved the manufacturers’ box to make it support the friendly url feature. It works perfectly as the seo friendly url is enabled or disabled. Learn More