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Maintenance page stuck after Update

Maintenance page stuck after Update

Stuck in WordPress Maintenance Mode? I had a strange thing happen the other day with WordPress – as per usual I did updates on my plugins and BOOM – suddenly I was locked out of my WordPress. Basically nothing I did worked – Refreshing the browser still showed the ” Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance. […]

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Block XML-RPC Attacks using CSF Firewall

Block XML-RPC Attacks using CSF Firewall

Block XML-RPC Attacks Important: this method seems to be no longer working on latest CSF and CentOS versions. If you decide to proceed it’s not guarantteed that this may stop XML-RCP attacks on your server. There is another server-side method (found at ConfigServer Forums) to block XML-RPC attacks using your server firewall. In this case, we will […]

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How to Disable XML-RPC in WordPress 3.5

How to Disable XML-RPC in WordPress 3.5

Disable XML-RPC in WordPress 3.5 All you have to do is paste the following code in a site-specific plugin or your theme functions file: 1 add_filter(‘xmlrpc_enabled’, ‘__return_false’); Alternatively, you can just install the plugin called Disable XML-RPC. All you have to do is activate it. It does the exact same thing as the code above.

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WordPress 4.7.5 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 4.7.5 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 4.7.5 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. WordPress versions 4.7.4 and earlier are affected by six security issues: Insufficient redirect validation in the HTTP class. Reported by Ronni Skansing. Improper handling of post meta data values in the XML-RPC API. Reported […]

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