Ask to login when displaying page with slideshow (7 posts)

  1. PhilTheBass
    Posted 2 years ago #

    For some time I've added password protection my wp-admin because of brute-force attacks. I don't know when this started to happen but I now get asked to log when I look at pages containing slideshows. It doesn't happen on any other page of the website.

    I'll do some further tests and feedback later...


  2. PhilTheBass
    Posted 2 years ago #

  3. PhilTheBass
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Ok, it only seems to happen once in a specific browser session. So I start up Firefox and go to one of the pages. I get the login request box, but I just close it. Look at the page again - or the other page - don't get asked. Ok until I start a new Firefox session!

  4. PhilTheBass
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Just to be sure I switched your plugin off. Didn't get the problem. Activated it again and the problem returned.

  5. Stefan Boonstra
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    The extra protection on your website causes the slideshow's request for its stylesheet to require authorization. You'll need to adapt the extra protection measure so that the following URL can be reached without requiring authorizaton: http://www.dibdenchurches.org/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php?action=slideshow_jquery_image_gallery_load_stylesheet&style=style-light&ver=2.2.19

  6. PhilTheBass
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Ok, found some information at http://codex.wordpress.org/Brute_Force_Attacks which explains what to do. Thanks

  7. dvascheta
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Stefan, please add this solution to your FAQ. I've met this problem also!

    And thanks for the plugin! :)

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