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  • Member Since: October 30th, 2013
  • @mountainguy2 on WordPress.org
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  • Posted a reply to Wordfence conflict with other plugins, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    If you don't have too complex a plugin stack, I'd just disable them all first,…

    6 hours ago

  • Created a topic, Feature Request = Now Begging for Custom Block Messages, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Please please give us an admin option to use custom bl…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence updated without permission!!, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I have something really strange going on, perhaps having to do with something my host…

    2 days ago

  • Created a topic, Wordfence updated without permission!!, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    In WF Options, I have "Update Wordfence automatically …

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to Blocked IPs list not showing hits, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Ok, thanks, I'll try some different values. Always trying to eek a tiny bit of…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence conflict with other plugins, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Interesting question. Considering that probably 99 out of a 100 WordPress vulnerabilities are in plugins…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to Blocked IPs list not showing hits, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Ok, that makes total sense, thanks! I have "Amount of Live Traffic data to store"…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence seems to block google pagespeed insights., on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I just checked, worked fine for me. That said, Gtmetrix.com is perhaps much better, perhaps…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence conflict with other plugins, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    P.S., for efficient testing I'd recommend two things, use a VPN service so you can…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence conflict with other plugins, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I don't have any magic bullet for IQ Block Country. If it doesn't work, you…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence conflict with other plugins, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    For what it's worth, I use IQ Block Country with a couple of my non…

    3 days ago

  • Created a topic, Blocked IPs list not showing hits, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi, in the "Blocked IPs list" I used to always be able…

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to Cool plugin, I would donate for current version…, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Apologies, but I'm having a bit of trouble remembering what happened half a year ago,…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence Live Activity: Notice: Trying to get property of non-object, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    A plugin "working fine" can still produce plenty of errors. As Wfasa says, check error…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Hosting account suspended because of Wordfence performance, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Barry, indeed, you do somewhat get what you pay for with hosting. Shared servers can…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Hosting account suspended because of Wordfence performance, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    So, Bluehost set you up with IP addresses that are blacklisted? Nice.

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Update Blocked Toolbar?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Same thing happened to me, seemed to have been caused by a WordPress update along…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Is it wise to use Live-Traffic to block suspicous IPs, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    If you have limited numbers of people logging in, and everyone is careful with entering…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Hosting account suspended because of Wordfence performance, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Years ago I was on Bluehost shared hosting. Was an entirely bad experience due to…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Hosting account suspended because of Wordfence performance, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    The Wordfence scan is an over-rated feature in my opinion. Just use Wordfence with minimal…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Is it wise to use Live-Traffic to block suspicous IPs, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Around 50% of the bandwidth on a typical website, that's not protected, is taken by…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Can I block IPs by country code?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    It's indeed advisable to block Ukraine unless you need traffic from that specific country, in…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Critical Problems: Malicious File – What to do?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Sure, do what your webmaster says. MTN

    1 month ago

  • Created a topic, Thank Heavens for Wordfence, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Just wanted to give a thumbs up to the Wordfence devel…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Live Traffic attacks, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Not sure exactly what you mean, but the IP blocking done by Wordfence indeed does…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Google Speed Test error, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    You might consider using gtmetrix.com instead of Google Page Speed. My understanding is that Google…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Live Traffic attacks, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hello, we really need to keep these threads at least somewhat specific to Wordfence. If…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to SuperCache WPtouch don't work anymore together, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've given up on all WordPress cache plugins for my high traffic website, I can't…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to How Can There Be Login Failures with .htaccess?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've had good results with using plugin "Disable XML-RPC" as well as deleting the xml-rpc…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Live Traffic attacks, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    If you click a link on your website to login, you have a login link…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Hundreds of attempts to access non-existent files, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Clearly, the easy test is just disable WF scanning for a while. It's over rated,…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Live Traffic attacks, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    First, install plugin WP Hide Login, and set up a secret login URL. Next, get…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Hundreds of attempts to access non-existent files, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Friend, somewhere around 50% of internet bandwidth is used for these attacks and probes (and,…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Does WordFence stop attacks that try to open non-existent pages?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Just got another attack from a bot appending /%7C to all my site URLs. Above…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to WordFence breaks .htaccess file, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    It must be said, if nothing else, backup your .htaccess file, multiple backups! Easy to…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Keeping Falcon Engine For Caching, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    None of the Wordfence caching ever worked for me. Glad to hear it worked for…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Attacks from bots, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    P.S., I've had good results in terms of reducing bandwidth by pretty much disabling all…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Google Robots Requesting Access To WP Admin, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Just out of habit I always place admin folders in robots.txt as disallowed, just in…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Server crash after large number of POST requests to the wp-login.php, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I'm just a participant here, with a bit of experience in the battle. I'd do…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Attacks from bots, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Welcome to the war. If only 400 visitors is crashing your site, you clearly need…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Why Falcon cache engine is going to be removed?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I spent literally days trying to use Wordfence caching, it never worked for me, too…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Country blocking and/or manual IP blocking, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    You got me curious, so I set up a test using my VPN service. Country…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Cache not clearing when posts updated, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Just a word, recently I spent literally days attempting to implement specific WordPress plugin server-side…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to amazon servers hitting my wp-login.php, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Criminals use the Amazon servers. Wonderful thing about Wordfence is it shows the world just…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Please include missing flag icons, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Or even better, how about an option to turn the flag icons OFF? I find…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to 127.0.0.1 hits, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks Bluebearmedia for the savvy take. Northumbrian, let us know what you figure out. MTN

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to 127.0.0.1 hits, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Why not just block 127.0.0.1 in .htaccess if it's causing you so much trouble? Curious.…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to 127.0.0.1 hits, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    That IP does not look good at all! http://www.tcpiputils.com/browse/ip-address/127.0.0.1

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Unresponsive, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    In my experience (pro blogger), sometimes a chosen mix of plugins simply does not work…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Custom blocked pages, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks for voting on that as a feature request, I've been asking for a while,…

    3 months ago