WordCamp Bham

WordCamp Bham

This weekend was WordCamp Birmingham, the event was a resounding success and attended by around 150 WordPress developers and enthusiasts. I gave a lightening talk based on the blog post I wrote a couple of weeks ago – cutting spam with CloudFlare. Here are some of the plugins I picked up on from various talks: Menu Humility – this…

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Before and After CloudFlare

I moved one of our sites DNS to CloudFlare in the middle of September 2014, the spam comments dropped from around 630,000 per month to just over 10,000. The drop is mainly down to the way that CloudFlare blocks known spammers at the DNS level so that they don’t reach the site. I primarily moved…

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