The fastest firewall plugin for WordPress.
What other security plugins do you recommend?
I recently recorded a video tutorial series for Lynda.com on how to secure WordPress sites. That's a good place to learn more about the best techniques and WP plugins for protecting your site against threats.
Do I need to do anything else for BBQ to work?
Nope, just install and relax knowing that BBQ is protecting your site from bad URL requests.
Does BBQ make changes to my .htaccess file?
Absolutely not. Unlike other security/firewall plugins, neither BBQ (free version) nor BBQ Pro make any changes to any .htaccess file.
Does BBQ make any changes to my WP database?
No, the free version of BBQ operates as each page is loaded; it does not make any changes whatsoever to the WP database.
Does BBQ block malicious strings included in arrays?
Yes, BBQ scans any arrays that are included in the URI request. If any matching patterns are found, the request is blocked.
Do I need WordPress to run BBQ?
Nope! BBQ is available in the following flavors:
So you can check out the Standalone PHP Script for sites that are not running WordPress.
Got a question?
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Requires: 4.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.7.1
Last Updated: 2 months ago
Active Installs: 70,000+
2 of 2 support threads in the last two months have been marked resolved.
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