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Wordpress plugin hack

Discussion in 'Web Design' started by xblink, Apr 30, 2015.

  1. xblink

    xblink Newbie

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    Hi, I am selling a website to a client, but don't want him to know its a wordpress theme. Some of the plugins link back to the author website on the installed plugins page. I tried changing the author uri link, in plugins editor, that removes the link in the installed plugins page, but breaks the website. How can i change the author uri, without breaking the website.

    any advice?

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. xblink

    xblink Newbie

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    Bump! come on guys, I thought this was a black hat forum
     
  3. gheadshot

    gheadshot Newbie

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    Hey Xblink, I can help you... Just forward the plugin link or zip file i will try to remove the footprint for you..
     
  4. Repulsor

    Repulsor Power Member

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    Some free plugins make it must that there is a link back to the authors website. You will have to fiddle with the codes to make sure it works even after the link is removed. Also, try to remove all footprints, and may be delete the admin dashboard or so. You should also take care of the link structure. like, the images will be blahblah.com/WP-CONTENT/blah blah

    So many things to be taken care of.
     
  5. xblink

    xblink Newbie

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    Hi, thanks for the replies. How would I forward the author uri link? Anytime that I have changed it, it breaks the whole theme.

    Thanks
     
  6. xblink

    xblink Newbie

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    Bump! can anyone help? Is there a way I could hide a plugin from installed plugins list?

    Thanks
     
  7. EvilByte

    EvilByte Registered Member

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    Your going to have to find where it does the check for the link and remove it. That's about the only way i can think of.
     
  8. xblink

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    Hi, I removed the link in plugins editior, but it crashes the whole website when I do that :(
     
  9. EvilByte

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    Theres a check somewhere to make sure that link is still there im betting
     
  10. Seven4

    Seven4 Power Member

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    Browse the whole code. When you remove the link, there's a check somewhere to see if the link exists. You need to remove that check!