[wp-hackers] WP 2.7 : why using POST when GET is enough ?

Jacob Santos wordpress at santosj.name
Wed Dec 24 21:46:08 GMT 2008

Go to trac.wordpress.org and create a ticket. If you can, checkout 
WordPress repository trunk directory. Make the change and submit the 
patch to the same ticket.

Jacob Santos

Patrick Proniewski wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm not a WP-hacker, but I hope my request will fall in good hands.
> Since version 2.7, WP uses POST method to request 
> "wp-cron.php?check=...". What is the point ?
> My antispam filter works by denying POST method to people who fail to 
> provide proper credentials. It's implemented on the server side (in 
> httpd.conf). Then, the POST method is denied for wordpress or whatever 
> process on the server.
> I had to edit wp-includes/cron.php to replace wp_remote_post with 
> wp_remote_get.
> I need to get rid of every POST requests made locally, and replace 
> them with GET requests.
> regards,
> patpro
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