Working Ninja
2014-04-05T17:40:11

Here’s the lowdown on how I setup my MAMP (Mac, Apache, MySQL and PHP) server for local web development and the steps I went through to create a development environment for a site already in production.

Configuring Apache

Apache comes preinstalled with OS X so I decided to stick with ...

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2014-09-14T17:46:50

The following command is for an Apache setup with multiple vhosts:
tail -f /var/www/vhosts/*/statistics/logs/access_log | grep 'wp-login'

tail -f outputs the end of the log file and updates any new content to the screen as the file is being updated, thus allowing real-time monitoring.

I use ...

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2014-10-16T17:51:07

Add the following to your .htaccess file to block posts to wp-comment-posts.php and wp-login.php that have do not have an http referrer or user agent. This will also redirect the user back to their IP address.

<IfModule mod_rewrite.c> 
    RewriteEngine On 
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_METHOD} POST 
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} .(wp-comments-post|wp-login ...

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