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    Joomla and 'BOTS'

    I've only noticed this since I installed a visitor counter on my website, Why does Joomla show up saying that 'so many bots' are viewing my website? what are their purpose what do they do or could cause?

    I don't like Gremlins on my website!


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    Bots used to be used by Search Engines for listings and such, I'm not sure whether they're still a major factor? I doubt it.

    Unless you're bothered by them then I wouldn't worry as they cause no harm from what I understand of them.

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    Ah thats ok then Just got a little worried when over 200 people logged onto the site today. I was like errrr. We only normally get around 9 per day.

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