How to stop bad bots from visiting your website?

Recently I noticed in Google Analytics a lot of referral to the page https://www.worldofwp.com//h/1486338.html that doesn’t exist on my website. Visiting the page gives a 404 error. Diving deeper into Google Analytics learned me it was all referral spam from a website called autoseoservice.org. After searching on the Internet I found out it definitely was … Read more

Allow PHP in WordPress default text widget

The default text widget in WordPress only supports¬†HTML. You can extend the functionality of the text widget by making it possible to execute PHP. Put this code in the functions.php of the theme you are using: add_filter(‘widget_text’, ‘php_text’, 99); function php_text($text) { if (strpos($text, ‘<‘ . ‘?’) !== false) { ob_start(); eval(‘?’ . ‘>’ . … Read more