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Wordpress + nginx (post compromise), best way to block POST request for random php script?

Due to an outdated plugin, one of the domains that I host on my VPS was compromised and there were bots POSTing to //listTT9.php in order to send mail. The plugin was updated, I've gone through all ...
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Redirect 12,000 pages from SPIP to Wordpress

I'd like to switch from SPIP to Wordpress and redirect all SPIP's URLs to Wordpress ones. The format for an SPIP URL is: example.com/spip.php?article{ID}, for example: example.com/spip.php?article123 ...
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Trying to find bottleneck… 60k onsite visitors

I know this will be hard, but I'm willing to try the Q&A route. I have a Wordpress site that currently has 60,000 visitors on the site at once. I'm using an EC2 m3.xlarge, php/php-fpm 5.5.10, ...
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Redirecting from domain to a wordpress site [closed]

Is it possible to configure redirecting from mydomain.com (purchased from 1and1) to a wordpress site that is built/hosted on wordpress? Will I run into search engine/SEO issues if going this route? Is ...
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Adding “HttpOnly” and “Secure” cookie flags on Nginx & PHP

I have Nginx running with PHP and WordPress. Acunetix recommends setting these flags, but they provide no documentation. I have looked around a bit, but I have not seen anything that shows exactly how ...
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Nginx with wordpress refused varnish static content requests

I just added another wordpress site to my ubuntu server. 2 wordpress sites, not multisite. They use 2 different fpm pool with same config. Their Nginx config files are basically identical except the ...
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Nginx and Wordpress: Add php after postname

I'm doing a migration from Apache to Nginx of some Wordpress sites. Now I'm dealing with the URL rewriting, because one of the blogs has the following URL structure: %postname%.php And I'm using ...
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Wordpress on VPS keeps crashing because of daily visitors growth

I run small local news Wordpress blog on CentOS 6 64bit VPS 4GB RAM. Recently, website experienced daily visitors growth from 5K to 10K-15K. Site started crashing with 504 Gateway Timeout. Error log ...
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Sudden error with wordpress with nginx only (Uncaught SyntaxError: Unexpected end of input)

I've installed Wordpress on my VPS and is run smoothly with apache2. But recently , I recognized that it consume too much RAM (~600MB for 7-8 session) so I decided to change to Nginx. After changing ...
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Storing unencrypted web app / WordPress passwords - explain to a client

I have a problem with a client who is complaining about a WordPress installation having an unencrypted MySQL database password in the wp-config.php file. I've tried explaining this to him by stating ...
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254 views

Login into WordPress within subdomain [closed]

I have my web server with a WordPress installed on it, it's a public web server, an Apache 2.2 Running under CentOS 6.5, and I'm using name-based virtual hosts. The worpdress is the default site, and ...
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Are these the correct permissions for folders, files and wp-config.php on a WordPress install?

I don't want to lock down everything, since I need the built FTP uploader and caching programs to work correctly on the WordPress sites. This is what I have found: Folders - 755 Files - 644 ...
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performance tuning vs understanding a memory leak?

I've read just about every blog post and serverfault answer relating to this, but have seen absolutely zero improvements to the server's CPU or Memory usage so I feel like I'm missing something. At ...
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Nginx-watch script - issue with inotifywait not seeing changes

I'm using Nick's excellent nginx-watch script to monitor an nginx.conf file in www root so that it reloads a couple of wordpress plugin nginx configurations automatically as soon as they change (BWPS ...
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Varnish + Nginx + Wordpress: using Varnish get's redirect loop

I have two websites using Wordpress and Nginx and was trying to put Varnish at front, but when changing the listen port of Nginx to 8080 all the websites enter in an redirect loop. In the sites ...
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433 views

rewrite rule nginx to add trailing slash with wordpress and exclude files with extension

I have one installation with wordpress running on nginx with php-fpm. I want to redirect all uris without final slash / to a same uri with /, and i want to exclude all files with extensions. I have ...
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Is it possible to copy an entire website and database without back end access to the server itself?

My entire website was duplicated by someone, and I mean, duplicated. They did not just rip the content and re-publish it. The site looks as if I used my backup files and put them on a new server with ...
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Apache hitting 90-100% on ubuntu “top”, how do I find what's causing the extra cpu cycles?

My webstie is slow and I'm trying to troubleshoot the backend. On an article page the cpu is hitting ~100%. I'm using ubuntu/Apache and I'm viewing the stats using top. The process hogging the cpu ...
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WordPress on a CentsOS 6.4 with high CPU loads [closed]

I'm helping a friend out, he's running a CentosOS 6.4 server, with Apache/2.2.24 (Unix) httpd server. His site is running on WordPress 3.81 (latest version) and he's having 30,000 unique page views ...
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Apache location match for certain folder for all virtual hosts

I have about 200 wordpress installations on my server. i want to disable script execution in /uploads folders. i have written this rule in apache global configuration but its not working. is there ...
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291 views

Terrible performance of Wordpress site on Amazon EC2 + apache2 + ubuntu server 12.04

I'm planning a migration of various wordpress websites (little content), from a shared hosting to a whole new cloud architecture. I'm using the following: Amazon EC2 t1.micro Loaded with: - Apache2 ...
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hiding directory name in apache using .htaccess

I have a wordpress multisite installation thats installed below a wordpress folder, everything works but i'm having problems hiding the wordpress folder name in the URL. It's setup as follows ...
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Wordpress + postfix + unsolicited emails being sent even if the email account wasn't created [duplicate]

I run a blog on wordpress. Recently I received a abuse complaints from the server which when verified returned this: ============================================================ Received: from ...
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lighttpd behind pound gets “connection timed out” error when using browser other than Chrome

Please help me diagnose a problem. I had a working website (WordPress) for the last 6 months working just fine. No updates or new installations have been made in the server. Today users complain ...
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How to set permissions for www/dir and make sure no security threats arise

I've a peculiar situation. I've VPS that I use for my own projects. A friend of mine asked me to host his wordpress blog. Now I've setup my VPS very straightforward, all projects are under /www and ...
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Why is nginx redirecting requests on port 8080 to port 80(apache)

I have a wordpress blog setup on apache2 (port 80) on Ubuntu 12.04, I also have a nginx setup listening on port 8080 serving the same blog. My problem is, whenever I try to open the blog on port 8080, ...
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Unable to access PageSpeed console installed alongside WordPress; getting 503 error and 'LimitInternalRecursion' error

On a CentOS 6 web server with Wordpress installed in /var/www/html/wordpress, and using PageSpeed for caching, I cannot access the /pagespeed_console through the web browser. I only get a 503 error. ...
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321 views

error 404 with WordPress on ISPConfig3 [closed]

I had a shared server with Wordpress and now I'm transferring everything to a dedicated server running ISPConfig. I changed the DNS so that the dedicated server is the one showing the website. I ...
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Apache MySQL Server Crashing - Large number of connections from localhost

I'm running a 2GB Centos 5.9 server with the standard LAMP setup. I'm running a wordpress website so it's nothing to demanding performance wise. However the MySQL server seems to keep crashing as I ...
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Which operating systems ship with StartCom_Certification_Authority.pem

I purchased some (cheap) HTTPS certificates from StartSSL. They work great on all browsers I tested. According to this post they are even recognized in IE 7 and 8, which good enough for me. However, ...
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Apache2 Default overrides virtual host

I have an Ubuntu 12.10 LTS server running apache2 with a simple wordpress install. I created the virtual host in /etc/apache2/sites-available and used a2ensite to enable it. All was working fine for ...
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Nginx no-cache header for ?random query string

On an Nginx install using WordPress with the Jetpack plugin, it has the ability to use domainname.com/?random to redirect to a random blog post. The problem is that this page is getting cached and ...
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Apache files directive for single file

I'm trying to restrict access to the wp-login.php file of a wordpress installation to a single IP address using the following .htaccess directive: <Files wp-login.php> order deny,allow ...
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Load balancing Wordpress on Amazon Web Services: Managing changes

I am relatively new to Amazon Web Services and I am trying to get my head around how Elastic Load Balancing will work in context of my wordpress setup. In addition, I would like some advice on ...
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Please help me to configure my server to give high performance for wordpress [closed]

I am using 2GB ram,2 core XEON processor. I want to configure my Apache, MySQL and PHP for giving me high performance, as of now when i try to test my server with stress test , it is breaking down ...
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How do I reduce server load for a dormant WordPress site using W3 Total Cache?

My current host who did all performance optimization for me has jacked up their price to $1,000/month, so I was forced to move to a new host. The new host charges only $150/month. They give you W3 ...
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Slow I/O due to APC

I have a vps running Ubuntu 10.04 with nginx as my webserver. I use APC for php caching and I noticed my server is doing lots of disk queries which resulted me having slower I/O. I have about +50 ...
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setup nginx to serve django and wordpress blog as subdirectory

upstream django { server unix:///home/ubuntu/web/www.mysite.com/uwsgi-tutorial/mysite/mysite.sock; # for a file socket } server { listen 80; server_name mysite.com www.mysite.com; ...
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Nginx ignores HTTP Authentication for WordPress login directory

I am running WordPress in a subfolder of my domain for testing and development purposes on a VPS LEMP-stack. In order to password-protect the wp-login.php with an etxra layer, I used HTTP ...
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Wordpress SFTP auto update issues

I have run into an issue with WordPress and ssh. Essentially,I am trying to enable auto updating with Wordpress over SFTP. I have followed the directions on This thead on DigitalOcean.com up I have ...
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HyperDB Configuration Master/Slave

Running on server 2008 R2 IIS 7.5, with a MySQL Master/Slave (also on server 2008 r2), and WordPress 3.7. Is it ONLY compatible with wordpress 3.5.2? If that is so is there any other plugins to allow ...
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How to disable Varnish

I have installed Varnish in my WordPress Ubuntu EC2 instance as described in this guide: http://jeffreifman.com/detailed-wordpress-guide-for-aws/install-varnish/ I do have many issues with Varnish ...
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php5-fpm maxes out all cores (nginx+php5fpm+wordpress)

We have a 16 gig linode running with 8 cpu cores and I'm trying to debug an issue that when I try a load test that the server starts to freak out around 250 requests a second on a pretty basic ...
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postfix sending mails to unknown addresses

I was checking my munin tables and saw a huge list of deferred mails in postfix and looking into /var/log/mail.log gave me an idea: I am sending mails to unknown mail addresses: Dec 23 08:21:32 ...
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Varnish & iFrames - Each iFrame counts as a hit = poor performance?

I have a large Wordpress site (600-900 consistent users at all times) and about 6 months ago we setup Varnish. Our config uses 5GB cache and is stored in memory. When the site hits around 1500-2000 ...
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Unable to import a sql or xml file

I have recently moved some of my sites from shared hosting to VPS. When I am importing SQL files through phpmyadmin or xml files through Wordpress import tool, I am getting error saying "The ...
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Cannot access Wordpress post: 403 Forbidden Access error

I have just installed Wordpress and can access the Control Panel at /wordpress/wp-admin/index.php but when I try to view a test post at www.mydomain/wordpress/?p=1 I am getting a pesky 403 Forbidden ...
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Unable to set proper permission in my centOs6 [duplicate]

I am trying to setup WordPress on CentOs6 for the first time and facing issue with proper file permission. I am using Linode VPS hosting and have chosen centOS6 as my OS.I am able to install WordPress ...
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Order that Apache handles .htaccess directives

I was working on a WordPress site yesterday, mostly in a Web Performance Optimization capacity (on shared hosting). At one point I noticed that my .htaccess file had redundant, possibly ...
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2k views

Can a MongoDB replace a mysql database [closed]

If I will create a WordPress blog that uses mysql, can I use MongoDB instead of mysql?