Page/18 & 19 404 Errors Not Redirecting

  • Hi …

    I keep getting these similar 404 query URL errors in multiple forms. They all start with page/18 or 19, then either loginid or commentid.

    page/18/?commentid=e07b9005f3/page/25//page/2//page/2//page/2/
    page/18/?loginid=7208b371b1/page/25//page/2/
    page/19/?loginid=adf3ff0637/page/26//page/2//page/26/
    page/19/?commentid=f66eaa139e/page/26//page/2//page/26//page/26//page/27/

    I’ve tried creating redirections using “ignore case” & “contains” page/18/?commentid, page/18/?loginid, etc to 401 Content Deleted. But the filters do not redirect anything and I still get 20-30 of these errors a day in 404 monitor.

    My CleanTalk SPAM Firewall tells me these are supposedly coming from multiple Microsoft owned crawler IP addresses … but somehow I don’t believe that.It looks like someone fishing to log into my WordPress site. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    Any ideas or suggestions?

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  • Hello,

    Thank you for contacting Rank Math today.

    I am sorry but Rank math does not redirect URLs containing query strings, that is any URL with ?***.

    You can enable the Advanced mode of the 404 monitor to see the referring agents for each of the 404 logged URLs. To enabled this just head to Rank math > General Settings > 404 Monitor.

    If you really believe the URLs are likely spamming or similar hacking attempts on your site, you may have to add a more defensive protection plugin.

    Hope this helps you. Thank you.

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