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Documentation about the functionality of IP Location Block
May 11, 2021
Referer Checker

Variable Contents HTTP_USER_AGENT HTTP_REFERER Back to the article: Referrer Suppressor for external link

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May 11, 2021
Customizing the response code and message

When this plugin blocks a request, it behaves differently depending on the setting of the “Response code”. This document explains about the details and also how to customize the error page for human.

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May 11, 2021
UA string and Qualification

For SEO, you must be sure to grant permission against search engine bots or crawlers such as google, yahoo and being while shut out the bad bots. This feature is possible to fulfill your wishes by giving a pair of “UA string” and “Qualification” separated by an applicable rule which can be “:” (pass) or […]

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May 11, 2021
Utilizing AS number

This document introduces some useful tools to make practical and effective use of AS number in IP Location Block. ASNs by country List of AS numbers assigned to each country. ASN Lookup Tool Information search tool for AS numbers. If you want to know about AS number itself, please refer to 0.3.0.4 Release Note.

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May 11, 2021
Validation timing

Normally, a plugin will be loaded at a certain phase during WordPress boot process and will typically do its jobs after init action hook. It means that a plugin will be kept waiting until almost all plugins have finished to be loaded. But it’s wasteful to give spams and attackers those resources of your server. […]

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May 11, 2021
The best practice for target settings

At the “Validation target settings”, you can enable the option, “Block by country” for each target as a basic configuration. Additionally, “Prevent Zero-day Exploit” can be enabled as an extended option. This document helps you to configure those options to fit for your site.

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May 11, 2021
My custom functions in “functions.php” doesn’t work.

Normally, you can add code snippets for your custom functions into functions.php which is placed in your theme or child theme folder. But in case you select “mu-plugins” (ip-location-block-mu.php) as “Validation timing” in “Validation rule settings” section, your code for this plugin in functions.php would be failed to work as you expected. This restriction is […]

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May 11, 2021
How can I fix permission troubles?

This plugin must have read/write permission at the certain places outside of the plugin folder. But in some cases, you might find the error message related to the permission because of your server’s security configurations. When you meet those cases, you have to configure something related to the WordPress file system by your own hand. […]

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May 11, 2021
I still have access from blacklisted country.

Does this plugin work properly? Absolutely, YES. However, there are some reasons why users have such an impression. 1. Wordfence Live Traffic Sometimes, a Wordfence Security user who found some accesses in its Live Traffic view would claim that: Hey, this plugin seems to block nothing! But please do not get ahead of yourself, there’s […]

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