WordPress reference in footer credit

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jsimon0201
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WordPress reference in footer credit

Post by jsimon0201 » 18 Feb 2010, 11:50

Sayontan,

I love this theme and think you are more than deserving of the credit in the theme's footer. However, I've read a number of security articles online indicating one of the safest things to do to protect a site is to remove any outward references to WordPress so that a bot would have one more obstacle to determining weaknesses in a site.

Is there any chance you could change the credit to simply read "Suffusion theme by Sayontan Sinha" instead? I realize I could manually make the change, but from my understanding the change would be overwritten every time I update the theme,

Thanks again for all your great work!

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Re: WordPress reference in footer credit

Post by sayontan » 22 Feb 2010, 09:09

I don't think that will give you any advantage. If you open the source of any of your pages, you are going to see references to a folder called wp-content in several places. That is indication enough that your page is a WP page and a bot can easily parse it.

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