Hi there,

I get these 404 errors and don't know what to do with them. Does any one know what they are? thanks Jen

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feigner Premium
they are a newer wordpress environment file - haven't had time to look into how to deal with them - are they in your page system - if so easiest way is to mark them as no index
good luck
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Makinitwork Premium
Hi there,

This is the information I have been given by a programmer in Word Press. I thought I would pass it on.

"Those 404 errors are usually caused by hackers and bots checking for vulnerabilities in websites (since .env files are used in NodeJS web apps to store private information). You shouldn’t worry about it and it is not even necessary to create a redirect since Google won’t look for them."

So I am going to delete or just rediect to / and leave it blank. Google will not index.

Thanks Jen
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feigner Premium
so part of the mass hack - there was a vunerability in wordpress that caused sitesupport to be extra busy here lately.....
others weren't so lucky outside wa......
thanks for that Jen
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Twack Premium
This article might help.
https://file.org/extension/env
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Makinitwork Premium
Thanks You kindly Jen
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Makinitwork Premium
Just FYI

Here is an update I thought I would pass it on.

This is the information I have been given by a programmer in Word Press.

"Those 404 errors are usually caused by hackers and bots checking for vulnerabilities in websites (since .env files are used in NodeJS web apps to store private information). You shouldn’t worry about it and it is not even necessary to create a redirect since Google won’t look for them."

So I am going to delete or just rediect to / and leave it blank. Google will not index.

cheers Jen
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Twack Premium
Thanks Jen, it's good to know, though a few levels above my paygrade.
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1Rudy1 Premium
. Env extensions are files tha store data specifically with Adobe Acrobat and illustrator. I need more info and context to understand the issue...
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Makinitwork Premium
They are come up as a 404 error. I wanted to redirect them to a directory somewhere. Jen
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