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  • #3056

    Vincent Gentile
    Participant

    Hello WPNYC – My client is upset that when a user types in his domain and a couple letters after the domain (i.e. – http://www.domain.com/abc) wordpress will find a related page on his site and bring that up…? Is this something new, I though it would go to a page not found….?

    He has hidden pages that he doesn’t want people to easily get to and he doesn’t want to password protect the…?

    #3057

    Vincent Gentile
    Participant

    Found a solution – added this code to functions.php

    add_filter(‘redirect_canonical’, ‘stop_guessing’);
    function stop_guessing($url) {
    if (is_404()) {
    return false;
    }
    return $url;
    }

    #3058

    Steve
    Keymaster

    Nice tip! Thanks for letting us know.

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