ROB (rat out blocker)


With this simple plugin you can restrict extra external requests made with internal wordpress WP_Http class.
Just put in filter rules field what you wish to restrict. One url part or url regex per line.
By default plugin return WP_Error answer for restricted requests. But you can put in response your custom response data.


  • Main plugin page with rules field and placeholder examples


This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/rob-rat-out-blocker directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress.
  3. Go to plugin settings page and put your restrictions

Perguntas frequentes

How to find or detect outgoing requests

You can use for that Log HTTP Requests plugin

Which format for custom answer accepted

You should put (if you need it) JSON encoded string. Then you say to plugin how to represent response format and it convert your string in required format.

Which answer format accepted

Plugin can convert your answer to array, object or leave string as is


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Registo de alterações


  • Basic functionality released.