Traffic Jammer

Description

WordPress plugin to block IP and bots categorized as harmful, resulting in heavy server loads from frequently crawled pages, or utilized in vulnerability/security breach scans. The plugiin can block:

  • Single IP
  • Range of IP using CIDR format
  • User agents
  • Known bad bots
  • limit login attempts
  • AbuseIPdb Integration
  • Prevent traffic overages

Note: Previous installations less than version 1.0.3 need to be reinstalled for the new features to show up.

WP-CLI commands

  • wp jam block 127.0.0.10
  • wp jam unblock 127.0.0.10

The plugin can be used on sites hosted on Pantheon.io and no additional symlinks required.

Pantheon terminus command

  • terminus wp sitename.env — jam block 127.0.0.1
  • terminus wp sitename.env — jam unblock 127.0.0.1

Installation

  1. Download the plugin via WordPress.org page
  2. Upload the compress archive through the ‘Plugins > Add New > Upload’ screen in your WordPress dashbboard
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

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Contributors & Developers

“Traffic Jammer” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

1.0.7

  • added AbuseIPDB feature to block malicious traffic

1.0.6

  • added feature to automatically block IPs which have failed login
  • option to limit the number of retries of failed login before it would be blocked

1.0.5

  • added blocking for cache busting URL query strings

1.0.4

  • added schedule event for log trimming
  • added setting for log retention

1.0.3

  • added database version log for future updates

1.0.2

  • added reports page

1.0.1

  • tabbed content
  • show current IP
  • simple instructions

1.0.0

  • 2022-10-07
  • Stable release approved by WordPress.org

0.9

  • 2022-09-29
  • replace icon on the menu using dashicons

0.8

  • 2022-09-28
  • renamed the plugin name to comply with WordPress.org

0.7

  • 2022-09-27
  • all options used are not set to autoload
  • added a feature to whitelist an IP in wp-login.php

0.6

  • 2022-09-26
  • activation hook, load known bad bots
  • bug fix blocking of user agents
  • refactor code on checking of IP

0.5

  • 2022-09-19
  • add jam wp-cli command
  • add block IP using wp-cli
  • unblock IP using wp-cli

0.4

  • 2022-09-06
  • fix PHP warning when DEBUG is set to true
  • added ip range blocking using cidr

0.3

  • 2022-09-05
  • added feature to block user agent
  • adhere to WordPress coding standards

0.2

  • 2022-08-13
  • Initial release