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#1 Unread post by xsyamahadg » Sat Nov 10, 2018 9:06 am

Just wondering why there are so many bots showing at the bottom of this forum where it shows which members are currently on line ? Are they invited or uninvited ?
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#2 Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:04 am

xsyamahadg wrote:
Sat Nov 10, 2018 9:06 am
Just wondering why there are so many bots showing at the bottom of this forum where it shows which members are currently on line ? Are they invited or uninvited ?
Great question. Bots show up as unique IPs when they scan the forum and assigned a unique name (like, Googlebot), this way they are not counted in traffic numbers and are easily identified as non-human traffic. :)

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