It only takes a minute to sign up. Connect and share knowledge within a single location that is structured and easy to search. That question makes little sense, in the same way that "Is a coin flip secure? The only real answer is it depends. It depends on what your AJAX request handler does at the other end, and wether you build it securely. Building a secure AJAX handler via admin-ajax. This is a security hole, because now you have a standalone endpoint that is always active even if a theme or plugin is disabled. Additionally, it requires WP to be bootstrapped, forcing you to write the file so it will only work in a particular place, else it won't know where the files it needs to load are, making it fragile. It also requires a collection of constants to be included for WordPress to bootstrap correctly.
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So is it secure?
This article will help you understand why this is happening and how to fix the issue. The admin-ajax. It is a very important file. If it is inaccessible, it is very likely that GiveWP will not behave as expected. The following is a list of suggestions to help track down why this the problem may be happening on your site. Wordfence is a very popular security plugin that can be very powerful and effective. Occasionally though, it blocks admin-ajax.
What is the admin-ajx.php File?
After starting out with WordPress plugin vulnerabilities, he joined the bug bounty world and now also a white hat hacker in the Detectify Crowdsource community. As he has acquired his knowledge through community resources himself and wants to make the internet a safer place, he shares his know-how to give something back and in this case tips on WordPress plugin security. TL;DR: This article aims to be a useful resource for hackers, which would like to learn about functions specific to WordPress plugin security, but also for plugin developers, who might not know about common vulnerabilities like XSS.