Forum Topic: widgets.js
Lately a get requests like this one:
I have tried to find out online if this is any good or bad, but couldn’t really find an answer. When I look up the IP at projecthoneypot, most of the time the IP addresses are of spam harvestors like
Is this something that should be blocked or do I need it for the twitter button on my website? It gives me only 404’s since it doesn’t lead to anything and I can’t figure out where this link is coming from.
Anyone some ideas or does anyone else also have these 404 errors or recognizes them?
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Requests like the one in your example are common (in my experience). I recommend searching your site files for any instances of “widgets.js” and then go from there. If the file doesn’t exist, returning a 404 is probably the easiest way to deal with it, but if the requests are exceedingly numerous you may want to block with 403 or similar.
Thanks Jeff, I’ll go from there.