Posts tagged with 'wordpress'


Why I won’t use WordPress, in one image

From a site I’m the webmaster for, a list of requests that caused a 404 not found error: PHP attack! In essence, this was an automated attack, as it happened all within a couple of minutes (the list goes on for a second and third page). Some script kiddie running a script that was trying to get some response from the assumed PHP that’s running the site. Requesting a whole bunch of PHP files, one after the other. In fact it’s probably four kiddies (unless it’s the same kiddie trying four times, because...

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Fishing expeditions and 404s

Kind of scary, but I’ve been using GraffitiCMS from the very early days when Telligent had it in beta, to the point when I plonked down $99 to buy it, through to today’s version which is open-source. That’s five-plus years, folks. There’s virtually no support or plug-ins for it any more, but it’s pretty easy to write your own anyway. It’s just ASP.NET with a few libraries. One of the plug-ins I picked up way back when was Scott Cate ’s 404 logging tool (it’s...

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