Published December 7, 2007
PHP , Software , Software Releases , Technology , wordpress
Tags: add-on, addon, blog, blogging, digg, digg effect, digg protector, effect, extension, PHP, php5, plugin, protector, Software, wordpress
I’ve heard various complaints from blog-owners that when their posts are Digged, their servers’ load increases for the worse. After a bit of study, I’ve found that most of this load is caused by the extreme amount of images that are loaded. The Digg Protector will determine if a visitor is from Digg, and if the visitor is indeed from Digg, the plugin will serve them a remotely-hosted version of the image. Otherwise, the plugin will serve the locally-hosted (on that server) image.
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