Category: SEO

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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How To: Set your Security Headers and HSTS in 10 minutes

How To: Set your Security Headers and HSTS in 10 minutes

If you have a fresh site, odds are running it through Security Headers is going to give you some warnings. I won’t go into much detail about what these specifically do in this article. The ones that matter are X-XSS-Protection, X-Content-Type-Options, X-Frame-Options Referrer-Policy, Feature-Policy, Content-Security-Policy and Strict-Transport-Security. Long story short, you want to pass them […]

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