I expect this would be the final version which would be released before 0.3.0.0. To put it in other words, this version includes some crucial features towards 0.3.0.0 for both protection ability and performance of speed. So I strongly hope every user update to this version!
I’m very pleased to announce the release of new version which has a featured function “blocking on front-end” !
In this release, I should fix some blocking issues to make it compatible with verious plugins and themes.
I know IP Location Block still has some compatibility issues between 0.2.2.9.1 and 3.0.0. So I’ve dedicated my time and energy in solving them. In this release note, I’d introduce some of them that have been solved along with some new features.
Sucuri published “Website Hacked Trend Report” and reported that backdoor and malware are the top 2 of infection trends in Q1 2016. How attackers get websites hacked? The following chart (sorry but it is based on the data in Apr. 2015) suggests that vulnerabilities in plugins are the top source of WordPress websites being exploited. […]
RFC1939 defines an autonomous system as follows: Autonomous system is a connected group of one or more IP addresses run by one or more network operators which has a SINGLE and CLEARLY DEFINED routing policy. And autonomous system number (ASN) is a registered entity supported by such as Internet Service Providers (ISP) or other large […]
I have been frequently asked about a question in the forum something like: I still get traffic from blacklisted countries! I believe that this kind of question may be solved if you configure the settings like UA string and Qualification properly. But I agree that it’s a bit difficult to find the reason and the […]
On December in 2017, the number of users of IP Location Block have grown over 30,000. While being proud of this fact, I feel that this plugin should be improved much more because it is not ready to out-of-the-box. The fact that the questions on the forum related to the blocking behavior of this plugin […]
On release 3.0.7, this plugin had been equipped with WordPress-IP-Geo-API for GeoLite2 free databases becase Maxmind announced that GeoLite Legacy Downloadable Databases will be stopped updating on April 1, 2018. But the new databases seemed not to have enough entries compared to the legacy one. And also 3.0.7 had an serious bug which made descendent […]