[wp-hackers] Future Posting Fix Request
Brian at TheCodeCave.com
Sun Jul 23 21:20:51 GMT 2006
> Its not the blog owner that has to wait, though. It is an unsuspecting
> end user, who can be hit with 20-60 second wait times. Just search the
> WP support forums for problems with posting taking a long time.
Heh - Intercept the robots.txt calls via .htaccess sending the bot over
to a page that triggers the croned activities while still returning the
robots.txt info*. Then no human admin or otherwise has to suffer the
time lag. The referrer could even be used to ensure that prefered search
engines (say Alexa which has a speed check) never triggers it.
Eh... Propably wouldn't be practical but it would put bots into actual
*now either incorporated into WP or read via IE from robots.txt that
could still exist in the root web directory.
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