Articles

Support is Moving

2020/04/01: News

TL;DR: https://forums.invis.net/

In the early days of WPf2b the WP (WordPress.org) support forum was a friendly place and covered more than just support. As WPf2b matured so did the forum, but recently things have changed – and not for the better.

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MaxMind Geolocation Database

2020/02/05: Feature Change, News, v4.3

Using the "California Consumer Privacy Act" as an excuse, MaxMind have decided to make it far more difficult to use their geolocation databases; quite how the CCPA applies to a country database is beyond me, but that's what they've done.

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Release Notes

Release v5.1.0

2023/06/01: Free, Premium, v5.1, WPf2b

  • Web Application Firewall. Premium only
  • Add PTR record lookup to event report. Premium only
  • Improve report performance. Premium only
  • Site Health: Check `fail2ban` is running.
  • Site Health: Obsolete Filters - Detect DigitalOcean Droplet and link to documentation.
  • Fix harmless warning h/t @Yavor.
  • Fix warning caused by bug in Google Sitekit h/t @DaWolfey.
  • Update Freemius library.

Release v5.0.1

2023/03/05: Free, Premium, v5.0, WPf2b

  • Tweak Site Health notifications.
  • Update Freemius library.

Release 5.0.0 “Delphi”

2023/02/16: Free, Premium, v5.0, WPf2b

  • IPv6 support.
  • Akismet support. Premium only
  • Auto-update Cloudflare IPs. Premium only
  • Event hooks. Premium only
  • Performance improvements:
    • Improve reports. Premium only
    • Cache IP lists. Premium only
    • Cache Plugin API message registration. Premium only
  • Check installed filters against previous versions (Site Health).
  • Moved "Authentication attempt for unknown user" to wordpress-soft.conf.
  • Moved "extra" Comment messages to wordpress-soft.conf.
  • Show date/time in local timezone h/t @geniusmedia. Premium only
  • Deprecate WP_FAIL2BAN_LOG_COMMENTS_EXTRA and WP_FAIL2BAN_COMMENT_EXTRA_LOG; use WP_FAIL2BAN_LOG_COMMENT_ATTEMPTS and WP_FAIL2BAN_COMMENT_ATTEMPT_LOG instead.
  • Update Freemius library.

Release v4.4.0.9

2022/12/08: Free, Premium, v4.4, WPf2b

  • Preparation for v5: prevent auto-updating across major release.
  • Update Freemius library.

Release v4.4.0.8

2022/10/20: Free, Premium, v4.4, WPf2b

  • Backport fix for mu-plugins activation.
  • Update Freemius library.

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