Blackhole Pro helps keep your WordPress site safe and secure by trapping bad bots and blocking them from your site. This helps to keep spammers, scrapers, scanners, and other malicious nonsense away from your site, so you can save precious server resources for your good visitors. Blackhole Pro is built to be secure, fast, and flexible. To get started with Blackhole Pro, follow this quick-start guide.
First, install the plugin and activate the license. Here is a step-by-step guide to installing Blackhole Pro.
Note that Blackhole Pro includes complete inline documentation; click the “Help” tab in the upper-right corner of any Blackhole settings screen for more information. Also, here is the installing plugins guide at the WP Codex.
Here is an overview of how to use the plugin:
- Visit the License screen to enter your license and enable the plugin
- Visit the “Robots Rules” setting and add the provided rules to your robots.txt file
- Customize any settings as desired
- Visit the Bad Bots screen to view and manage all blocked bots
Reminder: Blackhole Pro includes complete inline documentation; click the “Help” tab in the upper-right corner of any Blackhole settings screen for more information.
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