I’ve written before of using ModSecurity for reducing bots traffic, especially for those bots that are not important to the success of a site, like almost all of the so-called “marketing bots”. Unfortunately, installing and setting up ModSecurity with the defaults parameter can cause quite a bit of headaches, especially for technically-oriented applications. There are indeed quite a few different drawbacks to the use of that module, in particular related to the Core Rule Set that ships with it; some of the rules are quite taxing to the web server (since it has to parse eventually a lot of data), and others are simply hitting false positives quite easily. For instance, the rule with id 960017 (Host header is a […]
We have recently put inside the ACR svn the support for the GMap view, this means that now you will be able to display both static and dynamic google maps by using ACR. Using MapView is as simple as specifying the location to display and set map as the view of the slice.