Category: Security

How To: Force Robots.txt and Sitemap.xml over HTTPS:// on WP Engine

How To: Force Robots.txt and Sitemap.xml over HTTPS:// on WP Engine

If you’re on WP Engine and are not routing through Cloudflare or a similar proxy that can force static files to HTTPS://, you may notice that a request to http://domain.com/robots.txt or http://domain.com/sitemap.xml won’t redirect to HTTPS:// (or many other static files). They will both still load with HTTPS:// if specifically requested with that protocol – […]

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Are Google Fonts Illegal? (GDPR)

Are Google Fonts Illegal? (GDPR)

You may have heard that serving Google Fonts on your website can constitute a GDPR violation. The issue was first popularized on the Google Fonts Github Repo. Asad Khan who originally asked the question added a note that can’t be restated enough: IMPORTANT Please refrain from adding opinions that may further add to the already […]

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How To: HIPAA Compliant Uploads in WordPress

How To: HIPAA Compliant Uploads in WordPress

Most hosting providers by default aren’t HIPAA Compliant. If you run a WordPress site where you need to process personal healthcare information (ie. accept uploads of healthcare documentation), this can be a major problem. Thankfully, there’s a simple enough workaround: Dropbox Integrating Dropbox with your sites’ submission form(s) will allow uploads to become HIPAA compliant […]

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