// May 1st, 2011 // Comments Off on Detecting Search Engines Bot & Web Spiders // PHP
Many websites implement their own visitors log database and some data in it are junk because of the web spiders and bots that are checking on the site.
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WordPress 3.1 uses SimplePie for its Feed fetcher and by default set the cache lifetime to 12 hours. The issue is that regardless of cache lifetime span I would like to be able to force refresh the cache. This journal shows you on how to do that.
I know there are lots of WordPress plugin to fetch tweets & Google Reader entries, but for this one I decided to implement it directly on the Wordpress framework for this website.