Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Rickname

Please remove forum search limitations...

Recommended Posts

It's getting frustrating having to wait on the timer before being allowed to proceed the search on the forum for answers for my coding problems. I understand it's a measure against bots/server flooding, but isn't it better options around that doesn't put so strict limitations on us users?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The forum software defaults to 20 seconds between searches. I've reduced it to 5 seconds for forum members, but due to the amount of traffic and large amount of unidentified bots on the site, the time limit will not be reduced for guests.

The forum software is not built by W3Schools, it was created by https://invisioncommunity.com/. They don't have a more user-friendly system, but I don't think such a system is possible. There is not a better solution against server overload attacks than to restrict the amount of heavy operations (like searches) that can be done by anonymous visitors to the site.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

*cough* phpBB. ;)

No heavy arguments, just a personal preference.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I am only a moderator, I did not decide on the forum software. However, from my experience with several different software packages, I find that this Invision is much more robust and has more features than phpBB, unless phpBB has had some major upgrades since I last worked with it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hmm... Get's this error when trying to search:

Quote

ERROR

The request could not be satisfied.


CloudFront attempted to establish a connection with the origin, but either the attempt failed or the origin closed the connection. 

 



Generated by cloudfront (CloudFront)
Request ID: vNsc6oJlMzWNEgFNcW68-rWg-Ewlj37-9_7YUIhGcUPvmt62n3hmRQ==

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...