BBQ Pro Tuts
BBQ Pro is very simple to use. Basically activate, maybe tweak some settings, and done. As with any plugin, it can be frustrating when things don’t work out of the box. This quick post explains a couple of things to check if BBQ Pro does not seem to be working for you.
Quick tip for BBQ Pro users. You may have heard about the various ways that bad actors can attack the WordPress xmlrpc.php file. Here are a couple of examples for those who may be unfamiliar. To help protect against xmlrpc.php attacks, you can add a simple rule to BBQ Pro’s custom firewall patterns. This tutorial […]
As of version 2.5, BBQ Pro features Email Alerts. So you can get a notification every time there is something blocked by your BBQ firewall. This quick tutorial shows how to enable and configure.
BBQ Pro enables you to create custom patterns that will be blocked when they are included in the URI request. Custom patterns are a powerful feature that give you full control over your site’s traffic, but you have to be careful not to inadvertently block any important URLs. This tutorial provides a quick way to […]
BBQ Pro is built with technology derived from my 5G/6G Firewall. So I get a lot of questions from users who want to know more about the differences between 5G/6G and BBQ Pro. This post rounds up all those FAQs to help make everyone’s lives a little bit easier.
In this tutorial, we’ll walk through some examples showing how to block spam and other bad requests by adding custom patterns. These examples are taken from real life questions sent in by BBQ Pro users. So grab your favorite beverage and follow along!
BBQ Pro makes it easy to block any IP address, or even a range of IP addresses. This tutorial shows you how to do it.
This tutorial explains how to block user-ID phishing (aka, user enumeration), which is what happens when bad actors scan your WordPress-powered site for user IDs. Any discovered user ID information can be used to facilitate a brute-force login attack. Fortunately user-ID scans are trivial to block, either with .htaccess or with a few clicks with […]