In order to enable WordPress Press This for “shared hosting” accounts at HostGator, you will need to have “mod_security rule 1234234” whitelisted. Initial testing confirms that Press This functions as intended once this rule is lifted.
This fix supersedes the one that worked under prior configurations of HostGator’s security rules and referred to security rule 211120, as identified by WordPress Core developers. (There is also no need to apply older workarounds involving alteration of the Press This bookmarklet code.)
Press This is an excellent tool that in various forms and incarnations has been part of WordPress Core since WordPress 2.6 (2008), when it replaced Press It. The purpose of this note isn’t, however, to sing the praises of Press This, or to show how I’ve used or modified it, but just to note the solution of a problem for bloggers who want to use Press This on their “shared hosting” accounts at HostGator and possibly at other aggressively security-conscious web hosts.
To my understanding, the purpose of rule 1234234, as of rule 211120, is to make a certain type of malicious URL injection more difficult, but HostGator seems to be one of the few, and possibly the only, known hosts to apply either by default. It is possible, however, that rule 1234234 is applied for some other reason entirely, and, if and when I receive a better explanation, I’ll update this post or convert it into a real one on the topic.
Writing since ancient times, blogging, e-commercing, and site installing-designing-maintaining since 2001; WordPress theme and plugin configuring and developing since 2004 or so; a lifelong freelancer, not associated nor to be associated with any company, publication, party, university, church, or other institution.
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[E]ven Fox didn’t tout Bartiromo’s big scoops on Trump’s legislative agenda, because 10 months into the Trump presidency, nobody is so foolish as to believe that him saying, “We’re doing a big infrastructure bill,” means that the Trump administration is, in fact, doing a big infrastructure bill. The president just mouths off at turns ignorantly and dishonestly, and nobody pays much attention to it unless he says something unusually inflammatory.On some level, it’s a little bit funny. On another level, Puerto Rico is still languishing in the dark without power (and in many cases without safe drinking water) with no end in sight. Trump is less popular at this point in his administration than any previous president despite a generally benign economic climate, and shows no sign of changing course. Perhaps it will all work out for the best, and someday we’ll look back and chuckle about the time when we had a president who didn’t know anything about anything that was happening and could never be counted on to make coherent, factual statements on any subject. But traditionally, we haven’t elected presidents like that — for what have always seemed like pretty good reasons — and the risks of compounding disaster are still very much out there.
So, does Mitchell make any money on the work, which has been shared so many times? He uploaded a high-res image of the symbol and granted permission for anyone to use it personally for free. But for those who want to support his work or simply want something readymade, you can also buy T-shirts, sweatshirts, mugs, and journals emblazoned with the symbol through Threadless.“I really just want to spread the image as much as possible and cement it in history,” Mitchell says. “In all honesty, the amount I’ve made from my Threadless shop so far is still less than my hourly rate, so I don’t really see it as a big deal. If you look at my Twitter, half the replies are people wanting to know where they can buy a shirt. Threadless is happy to help them out with that, and so I’m happy to let that happen.”Now that the symbol has flooded our streets and our timelines, Mitchell just has one request: “Impeach this idiot already,” he says.
This is a Waterloo moment for Trump, the tea party and their alliance. They have been stopped in their tracks not only by Democratic opposition but because of a mutiny within their own ranks. Although never particularly liked or respected, it is now clear that they are no longer feared. The bankruptcy of their ideas and their incompetence have been exposed. Their momentum has been dissipated. Their rejection of political norms has itself been scorned. Our long national nightmare may finally be coming to an end.