Scan your website for words and phrases that the Chinese government considers sensitive.
|Author:||Studio Hyperset (profile at wordpress.org)|
|WordPress version required:|
|WordPress version tested:||5.4.1|
|Added to WordPress repository:||30-08-2017|
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Scan your website for words and phrases that the Chinese government considers sensitive. Edit or remove content the plugin identifies, and decrease the chance your site will be blocked by the Great Firewall of China. If your site’s already being blocked, this plugin can help you discover possible reasons why.
The Great Firewords of China plugin works in three ways:
- It scans database content.
- It scans theme and plugin content.
- It actively monitors new pages, posts, and comments and alerts you when any sensitive words are added to your site.
You can activate scans using the menu options in the left column.
Please use your best judgement when editing any content the GFW plugin identifies as sensitive. The plugin relies on this list, which contains several generic terms such as “it,” “admin,” and “gov.” Your site won’t necessarily run afoul of the Chinese authorities just because our plugin identifies a sensitive keyword.
To learn how we used this plugin to help a global business intelligence company launch its marketing site on the Chinese mainland, click here.
- 1.2 (4/3/20)
WP 5.4 updates. New form handlers.
WP 4.9 includes a new file editor, which allows users to edit any file at any directory level. This release of the GFW plugin takes advantage of this new feature. Users can now link directly from the file scan screen to theme and plugin files that contain banned keywords. We hope this makes editing these files easier.