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Browsers are only software that sends requests to your website. They can be used maliciously or not. Your website should be designed in such a way that it does not matter what requests are sent, your site is safe. Anything that a malfunctioning browser can do, an attacker could do more directly. So, in a large sense, no, the vulnerabilities in browsers have ...


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The disadvantage would be if your server is slow or your connection is slow. If both are fast then, no, you don't need a separate server. Your server can get bogged down, even with small files, if you get a lot of random requests for different files and it doesn't have enough memory to keep it all in cache. Even Gigabytes of ram won't help if your internet ...


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My question is what file permissions should I set for the files in this folder before I submit it to the hosting service in order to avoid problems with security, access, other things? There are many different types of hosting services, e.g.: your files won't have the same permissions on a shared hosting than in a dedicated server. It doesn't matter ...


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You can use this (usually) to make an HTML copy of the site that does not have dynamic content (or backend, admin, etc.). Then just upload the HTML to the directory of your choice and configure it to be served... maybe "http://archive.yoursiteurl.com" HtTrack It's been years since I used it, but it works (worked) quite well.


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Your third option is definitely the way to go - leave all the bloat behind and go static. I recommend Jekyll for managing the static site since it has the largest number of users, which makes finding tutorials and troubleshooting answers easier. There are two approaches you can take, either export your WP site to Jekyll-ready output with a plugin or set up ...


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Standard .htaccess Block I covered this a while back on my blog about stopping WP brute force attacks, you can IP block xmlrpc.php by using <Files>, or <FilesMatch, here's what I use: <Files "xmlrpc.php"> Order Allow,Deny deny from all </Files> The above code will block any requests that attempt to fetch that file. ...



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