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HTTPBL – Project Honeypot Blocklists

August 31st, 2011

HTTPBL - Project Honeypot BlocklistsThis plugin was made to help webmasters block various types of robots (mail harvesters, comment spammers, dictionnary attackers…) before they even have a chance to browse your site

It works by checking the user IP against a list of well known robots maintained at http://www.ProjectHoneyPot.org/

In order to use it, you will need and API Key.
You can obtain one for free by registering at Project HoneyPot

Usage

* Register and get a Project HoneyPot API Key
* Enter the API key in the API Key field
* Make sure the plugin is loaded first (position 0)
* Activate the plugin.