Banhammer

Monitor traffic and ban unwanted visitors.

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Banhammer: Protect your site against enemy hordes! Brand new plugin with all-new shiny code fresh from the WP API! Banhammer gives you full control over who and what may access your site. Visit the Armory to monitor traffic and review suspicious visitors. If you find some user or bot that is causing problems, you can ban them with a click. Or, if you just want to keep an eye on someone, you can flag them with a warning. Any banned users will be denied access to your site, until you restore access via the Tower. Check out the video and screenshots to get a better idea of how it works. Important: Not yet compatible with WP Multisite! Core Features Ban or Warn any WP user or IP address Restore access to any banned targets Monitor site traffic in the Armory Manage banned targets in the Tower Complete Ajax-powered navigation Useful tools like jump, sort, search Complete documentation via Help tab Automatically clear logged data Sound effects for Ban, Warn, et al NEW: manually block any IP address Options Galore Optionally ignore logged-in users Optionally protect Login Page and Admin Area Customize the banned response and status code Display banned message or redirect the request Choose the interval to clear logged data One-click restore plugin default options All collected data may...

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  • Minimal impact on memory usage The memory usage of this plugin is less than the average memory usage of other plugins on WordPress.org + 200KB. Check FAQ for more.
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  • Minimal impact on pagespeed The impact of this plugin on PageSpeed is less than the average impact of other plugins on WordPress.org + 1000 milliseconds
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  • No PHP errors, warning, notices WP Hive automated test found no PHP error while activating this plugin on our server
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  • No Javascript issues WP Hive automated test found no JavaScrip error while activating this plugin on our server
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  • Latest PHP 7.4.8 compatible The latest version of the plugin is compatible with the latest PHP version
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  • Latest WordPress 5.9.3 compatible The latest version of the plugin is compatible with the latest PHP version
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  • Optimized database footprint The plugin creates less than 50 database tables
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  • No activation errors WP Hive automated test found no activation error while activating this plugin on our server
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  • No resource errors WP Hive automated test found no resource error/s while trying this plugin on our server
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  • Frequently updated The plugin was updated at least once in the last 90 days
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  • No problems were detected during tests.
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    • The test sites are hosted on Google Cloud VM instances, one site/plugin per instance. The machine type is n1-standard-1. The server is a 8 core CPU with 8GB of RAM.
    • The test sites are hosted on Apache/2 server and they are tested on PHP 7.4.8 & WordPress 5.9.3.
    • The database server is MySQL 8.0.21 and the default PHP memory limit is 256M.
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    About Banhammer

    Description

    Banhammer: Protect your site against enemy hordes! Brand new plugin with all-new shiny code fresh from the WP API! Banhammer gives you full control over who and what may access your site. Visit the Armory to monitor traffic and review suspicious visitors. If you find some user or bot that is causing problems, you can ban them with a click.....

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    Performance

    Memory Usage

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    Page Speed

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    + 0.02s
    /(front page)
    - 0.07s
    /wp-admin/edit-comments.php
    + 0.03s
    /wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
    - 0s
    /wp-admin/edit.php
    + 0.05s
    /wp-admin/index.php
    - 0.06s
    /wp-admin/media-new.php
    - 0.07s
    /wp-admin/options-discussion.php
    + 0.14s
    /wp-admin/options-writing.php
    - 0.09s
    /wp-admin/post-new.php
    + 0.15s
    /wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
    + 0.15s
    /wp-admin/upload.php
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    + 50.32KB
    / (front page)
    - 2.73KB
    /wp-admin/edit-comments.php
    + 14.08KB
    /wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
    + 6.21KB
    /wp-admin/edit.php
    + 6.22KB
    /wp-admin/index.php
    + 6.21KB
    /wp-admin/media-new.php
    + 7.09KB
    /wp-admin/options-discussion.php
    + 7.13KB
    /wp-admin/options-writing.php
    + 5.05KB
    /wp-admin/post-new.php
    + 6.71KB
    /wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
    + 6.15KB
    /wp-admin/upload.php
    + 7.07KB
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    Value for Money
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