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  • Member Since: October 30th, 2013
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  • Posted a reply to Settings for blocking login attempts, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I don't know, probably something wrong with your server configuration, or perhaps some kind of…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to Settings for blocking login attempts, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    arsenalemusica, if your site was "under construction," unless you have it walled off in some…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to Settings for blocking login attempts, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Oh! If your site was compromised, sure, there are a million explanations. Sometimes only an…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Settings for blocking login attempts, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    You would have to block the IP address at "server level" and even then the…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence .tmp files, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I'd just back them up and delete, see what happens, but I could be wrong.…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Settings for blocking login attempts, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Isn't the log you guys are looking at just showing how many blocked login attempts,…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to When will Wordfence be tested with with WP 4.9?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Good example of a dysfunctional aspect of Repository. Sigh.

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Plugin_has_been_removed_from_wordpress.org, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Heavy WF user here. I've tried for years to get some deeper understanding of the…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to PHP error from Wordfence re $HTTP_RAW_POST_DATA ?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks, upgraded all my sites to PHP 7, in my "unmanaged WordPress" environment. I was…

    4 weeks ago

  • Created a topic, PHP error from Wordfence re $HTTP_RAW_POST_DATA ?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I'm getting this in my PHP error log: PHP Deprecated…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Q about a specific WF Blocking Feature, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Two things that help with learning and testing how Wordfence behaves. If you have a…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Hide WordPress Login, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Perhaps we should call it "efficiency through obscurity" so we get away from your forbidden…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Is a plugin such as WPS Hide Login recommended as an additional security step?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Couldn't resist the excuse to slack on my work (smile). MTN

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Is a plugin such as WPS Hide Login recommended as an additional security step?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've been hiding my WordPress login for what seems like years now. WPS Hide Login…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to WP-SpamShield” removed from wordpress.org?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Generally, if a plugin has been removed from WordPress.org and isn't available on a reputable…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Blocked for SQL Injection in query string, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Also, it should be said, recurring stuff is sometimes worth blocking at higher server level…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Prevent discovery of usernames through ‘/?author=N’ scans,, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi, pro blogger and heavy Wordfence user here. While I use the "Prevent discovery" security…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Live traffic info for marketing, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Doesn't the website directly market to a visitor to the website? Or are you thinking…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to WordFence is Preventing Access to My Site, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Have you guys deleted Wordfence plugin using SFTP, and restored .htaccess file from backup? At…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Blocked for SQL Injection in query string, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Attacks such as that are normal. Enjoy paying your ISP for the necessary bandwidth. It's…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to CSS in Frontpage, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I'm always attempting to delete bloat, I checked my _not_ logged in WordPress site and…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Problems after WF update to 6.3.21?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Every time I have an issue like that, it's caused by Chrome's aggressive caching and…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Hide WordPress Login, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I'd add one other thing, there is a social contract (or so we hope). An…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Security, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    If you don't need xmlrpc simply delete xmlrpc.php from your site root. Problem solved. Can…

    1 month ago

  • Created a topic, Possible security issue with this plugin, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Not updated in 2 years, source code appears to includi…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Hide WordPress Login, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks for the clarifications, in our case we only have a couple of admins for…

    1 month ago

  • Created a topic, Hide WordPress Login, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Interesting, Wordfence has come out against hiding Wor…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to WF Pairing Cache in htaccess, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hey Wfalla, please delete my post since I got it wrong. MTN

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to WF Pairing Cache in htaccess, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    That's just your gzip section in .htaccess, far as I know has nothing to do…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Gmail thinks your emails are SPAM, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've got some experience with trying to keep emails out of Gmail spam, it's not…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Gmail thinks your emails are SPAM, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    P.S., for the mega settings, click on gear icon in Gmail, then "Settings." Lots of…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Gmail thinks your emails are SPAM, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Gmail has robust settings, in Gmail, click on "More" and add a filter that whitelists…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence issue, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Easy to test. First see if you can access those folders/files as public. First fix…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Gmail thinks your emails are SPAM, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Not happening to me and I use Gmail and am strict about spam. Perhaps just…

    2 months ago

  • Created a topic, WPS Hide Login Plugin, new ver, feature req, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    PSA, For everyone using the WPS Hide Login plugin to d…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence issue, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    It means anyone can access critical files on your server, files that should be inacessable.…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Sucuri Detects SEO Spam but Wordfence Detects Nothing, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Just a user here, be sure you're not getting a false positive. Try googling the…

    2 months ago

  • Created a topic, Testing Wordfence Time Overhead, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I’ve got a fresh new website with a stripped dow…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Bot scans for things like website-url/wp/v2/posts/?per_page=100, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks, appreciate you chiming in! Leading to feature request: What you guys perhaps need is…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to The number of block counts and failed login attempts increased drastically, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    That's just the usual cycle of the bots, they come and go, mostly the traffic…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to GoDaddy SEO Breaks Wordfence IP Filtering, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Weird. Just. Weird. As a former SEO worker, I highly doubt Godaddy "search engine visibility…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to wp-login, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Rather than repeat this subject over again, perhaps try a forum search using keywords "change…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Blocked from my own website, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    A number of ways around that I can quickly think of: 1. Use VPN so…

    2 months ago

  • Created a topic, Bot scans for things like website-url/wp/v2/posts/?per_page=100, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Just a PSA for everyone, perhaps will help. I'm not s…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Deleted Akismet, still getting false positives, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I tested my Comment Blacklist, it does not place comments in Spam box, but places…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Deleted Akismet, still getting false positives, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
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    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Strange “attacks” from US sites, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Indeed, spend your time configuring and learning about Wordfence, time well spent. Research and learn…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to A new admin user registered in my blog, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    You probably are hacked, could have happened 3,000 different ways. Suggest Wordfence site cleaning service.…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to dashboard widget, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Proof that that Options page needs a redesign, not sure how it would be done...…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Deleted Akismet, still getting false positives, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks Christopher, it's acting like I have something in Comment Blacklist, while I do not…

    2 months ago