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Some Surprising Trends in Website Development

By Toby Cryns / October 17, 2022 / Comments Off on Some Surprising Trends in Website Development

I wasted some time today to bring you (dum dum duuuuum!): Some Surprising Trends in Website Development!

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How to Configure WordPress with Cloudflare, HSTS, TLS, and Secure Headers

By The Mighty Mo! Design Co. / October 11, 2022 / Comments Off on How to Configure WordPress with Cloudflare, HSTS, TLS, and Secure Headers

I was recently asked to look into creating some secure http headers as well as forcing a website to load over TLS1.2+. Below are my “how to” instructions for updating these settings within WordPress and Cloudflare. Install & Configure the Cloudflare WordPress plugin. Make sure an SSL Certificate is installed on your host for your…

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Jetpack Now Has a Free Web Application Firewall (WAF)!

By The Mighty Mo! Design Co. / September 27, 2022 / Comments Off on Jetpack Now Has a Free Web Application Firewall (WAF)!

A few things to kick this post off: I utilize Cloudflare‘s free WordPress Web Application Firewall (WAF) wherever possible. I install WordFence on almost all my sites for their best-in-class WordPress-level WAF (usually running it alongside Cloudflare‘s WAF). I’ve found the Jetpack WP plugin has lost relevance over the last few years as they’ve tried…

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ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS error when connecting Cloudflare to WordPress

By The Mighty Mo! Design Co. / September 16, 2022 / Comments Off on ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS error when connecting Cloudflare to WordPress

Today I checked the “proxy” box for a website on Cloudflare, and I got a “ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS” error when I visited the website. The solution to this issue is simple: Click the “SSL”->”Overview” menu option in Cloudflare. Select the “Full (Strict)” option. Wallah! Done. Is this helpful? UPDATE: I learned that there is also a free…

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How to solve Local WP’s “Error in query (1153): Got a packet bigger than ‘max_allowed_packet’ bytes”

By The Mighty Mo! Design Co. / September 7, 2022 / Comments Off on How to solve Local WP’s “Error in query (1153): Got a packet bigger than ‘max_allowed_packet’ bytes”

I was trying to import a 115MB database via Local WP’s Adminer tool, and I kept getting the following error: After a lot of trial and error, the solution was to: Update the “max_allowed_packet” variable in Local Sites->[site name]->conf->mysql->my.cnf.hbs to max_allowed_packet = 1000M Add/update the “max_allowed_packet” variable in Local Sites->[site name]->conf->php->php.ini.hbs to max_allowed_packet = 1000M…

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