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Offline someclevername

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Guests on Private Forum
« on: June 24, 2022, 04:51:40 am »
I made my forum private a bit ago, yet I still see "guest" accounts active from time to time. I have eliminated all "guest" permissions in the member groups & as a board permission. Why am I still seeing them? Are these just bots that frequent the sign in page? Are they counted as if they signed in, and do they count towards my Ad Free Credits?


Also, today in particular, I noticed "Most Online Today:19". Well, my forum only has 25 members in total and only 8 were online today. Why does it say 19?


Thanks for any help!

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Re: Guests on Private Forum
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2022, 04:10:12 pm »
Bots will still visit the forum they can be from ads, search engines.  We do block known bots from using ad free credits but not all of them.

Most online today also includes bots visiting the forum.
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