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BBQ: Block Bad Queries
[resolved] If htaccess is available ? (3 posts)

  1. valuser
    Member
    Posted 11 months ago #

    Many thanks for plugin.

    The plugin description notes

    This is a simple yet solid solution that works great for sites where .htaccess is not available.

    Does this mean that the plugin is redundant where htaccess is available ?

    Could this be explained further this please ?

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/block-bad-queries/

  2. Jeff Starr
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 11 months ago #

    Excellent question! I say that because it's optimal to apply security (and other directives) at the server level rather than via PHP or plugin. If you have access to .htaccess (or the Apache config file), I recommend my 5G Blacklist instead of BBQ.

  3. Jeff Starr
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 9 months ago #

    Posting to close the thread.

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