As many of you may have seen (or not) WiiNintendo.net and our forums WiiFuse.com (WiiNintendo.net/forums) have been CRAWLING the past week or so.
I’ve spent countless hours messing around with plugins, running SQL tuner/optimizer scripts, repairing databases, etc.
With the help of my host MediaTemple we systematically went through all SQL queries and slowly but surely discovered a few leaks in the site.
– Our images were being hotlinked from other sites (some were x-rated spam sites). So, I wrote a line of code in our .htaccess file to stop that. I also installed a plugin to wordpress to help with hotlinking.
– We were getting [...]