This post is about how to optimize your page for speed and we’re going to test the results with the Pagespeed Insights tool provided by Google.
Google started weighting results on their search engine result pages after the results for your website, so if you score high numbers, you are more likely to show up, especially for mobile users.
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This is going to be a short post about how to block your webserver from serving a specific file.
WordPress comes with a file called
xmlrpc.php which enables you to use their mobile App on self-hosted blogs or enables ping- and trackbacks. However, there is a bunch of bots out there that attempt to brute-force their way in and can produce either high load or actually present a security risk.
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