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iQ Block Country

Block visitors from countries you don't want on your website. Based on which country an ip address is from.

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1 star
Totally shut down my website
By , for WP 3.9.1

It has been build with good intention to help people out as free.
He spent time to develop this plugin. For that reason I have to thank him.

How ever, even I use my own IP on white list. I couldn't get a access to see my finish work online.

As developer writes, it is not compatible with some cache plugin.
I think this was the for me.

Unfortunately I end up uninstalling it.

1 star
Broke site.
By , for WP 3.8.2

Make sure you know how to...

4. De-activate all the plugins via PHPMyAdmin
Some plugins will alter tables in your WordPress database when you activate them. As a result your blog might keep crashing even after you delete the plugins via FTP.
If that is the case, you will need to log into cPanel, and open the PHPMyAdmin interface. Then select the WordPress database, and browse inside the “wp-options” table. Look for the “active_plugins” column, and edit it. Inside the “options_value” field you will find something like this:
These lines represent the active plugins in your blog (you can read more on this issue here). Delete them all and save. This should automatically de-activate every plugin. Now check if your blog is live again, and if the admin area is working. They should be.

Read this article before you install!

I blocked all countries (-USA) from accessing the backend. Plus I selectively blocked some countries from accessing front end. It was down in a matter of minutes!

Site was BigTenRentals.com


1 star
By , for WP 3.5.1


1 star
Doesn't work
By , for WP 3.5.1

I have installed it on my site running Genesis framework and child themes and am still getting brute force attacks from China, Russia and others that I've blocked. Don't know why but it doesn't work for me.

1 star
Doesn't work
By ,

Doesn't work. Junk.

1 star
Doesn't Block Countries Anymore
By , for WP 3.4.2

Just noticed that this stopped being functional.

1 star
IQ block countries dosn't work !!!
By ,

Dosn't work on any wordpress version

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