Author archives

test about

Propeller Ads App & Articles

Since we have recently installed the Propeller Ads plugin and have been working with them, we would like to share a few more useful things from them. Introducing the PropellerAds App!https://propellerads.com/blog/pub-publisher-mobile-app-and-other-updates Monitor your payments and earnings in real-time Check your statistics by zone, ad format, country, OS, website, or date Get timely notifications on important …

Propeller Ads Plugin Installed

We have installed the official Propeller Ads plugin. You can find it under the plugins section of your Gemnode dashboard and activate it. Then the propeller ads configuration menu will appear on your dashboard’s sidebar. Now integrating Propeller Ads monetization into your site is even easier as you do not have to mess with any …

Monthly Update 2

The second month has passed since Gemnode has started. Welcome to September! Last month’s focus was all about security and performance. The site was being overwhelmed by bots registering accounts, creating sites and groups, and then spamming them with their links. But the good news is we think we got the handle on the situation. …

Partnering with CloudFlare

Gemnode has partnered with CloudFlare, the web performance and security company. We are using their free plan currently, which is very powerful. As our network grows, we hope to one day upgrade to the Pro plan to get even more performance and protection. By integrating our domain into their global cloud network we have gained …

Weekly Update 4

We had been facing a lot of issues with spam accounts and bots abusing our forms. This week was spent taking the appropriate security actions, installing the popular Wordfence and ReCaptcha plugins. This will benefit the entire network of sites to ensure no malicious code can get on the site. Anyone with a Gemnode site …

Wordfence and Recaptcha Installed

To deal with all of the spam account registrations we have installed Wordfence and ReCaptcha. Wordfence is a popular WordPress security plugin that provides a firewall and tools for scanning for malicious code or malware. ReCaptcha is Google’s solution to stop bots from abusing our registration, login, and contact web forms. Most sites use this …

Spam Accounts – Registration Temporarily Suspended

Due to the amount of spam accounts, new site registrations have been suspended. Sorry for the inconvenience. Current members should not have any issues. The spam accounts are being deleted and a solution to stop them is being implemented. Most likely we will have to enable a captcha, but new registrations will be back soon.

Resolving Login Issues

There have been some reports of people having issues logging into their Gemnode accounts. The solution is to close the tab and clear your browser cache. The site is constantly being updated so you may be using an old code file or session data. To clear cache for one specific site: Open the Website you …

Weekly Update 3

There were no daily news posts or weekly updates for the last two weeks. But that’s okay, it is important that you stick to it. Life can get in the way of projects and it’s also important to take breaks, spend some time on vacation to rejuvenate. Still hard at work making improvements to Gemnode. …

Monthly Update 1

Our first monthly update for the month of July! Even though there was only two weeks in July since we started, a lot was accomplished! To sum it all up, we acquired a shared hosting server with THC Servers. Installed WordPress to power the entire site and all other sites created. Picked out a few …