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McAfee Siteadvisor does not verify our blog

  1. I have asked Siteadvisor to verify our blog. The answer I got is here underneath. What should I do next?

    "Posting Web Site Owner Comments
    Error Submitting Site for Verification

    It appears that the Web site provillage.wordpress.com (or http://www.provillage.wordpress.com) is returning an HTTP 2xx or 3xx status response code in the header of 404 pages.

    We cannot verify a Web site that is configured this way because it allows anyone to verify themselves as the owner of your site. Please update your Web site server configuration to return 404 status codes in the headers for pages that do not exist. Once your site is configured this way then you can return and request a file name verification.

    Web Site Owner Verification Process

    SiteAdvisor encourages Web site owners to post public comments about their site or our analysis of their site. A section for Web site owner comments can be found on the Site Details page for every site we test.

    To leave comments as a site owner, you first need to be verified. Please follow these steps:

    1. Request a "Web site owner verification file" using the box below:
    Web site domain name:
    2. Check the "Open Verification Requests" section below to find a special filename. Create a file with this exact filename in the root Web directory on the Web server of the site you are claiming to own.

    3. Once the verification file is created and publicly readable, come back to this page and click the "Verify" button next to the open verification request.

    4. Once we have verified that the file exists on your Web site, you will have permission to create and edit the Web site owner comments that appear on your Site Details page. You must be logged in as a reviewer to leave your comment.

    Open Verification Requests

    To prove you are authorized to represent a site, we ask you to place a specially named, blank file in your root Web directory. Once this file is created, click the "Verify" button to have our servers look for the file on your site. Please be sure that both your site and the verification file are publicly accessible.
    ** No open verification requests. **

    Verified Requests

    The following Web sites have been successfully verified. You may create or edit the Web site owner comments (which will show up on the SiteAdvisor Site Report page) by clicking on the "Edit" button next to the comment."

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    The " 1. Request a "Web site owner verification file" using the box below:
    Web site domain name: "
    could not be done.

    The blog I need help with is provillage.wordpress.com.

  2. That's incorrect. Your blog is sending the 404 header correctly.

    $ curl -s -D - -o /dev/null http://provillage.wordpress.com/lskjdfhlaksjdfhlkajshdf
    HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found
    Server: nginx
    Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2010 22:59:10 GMT
    Content-Type: text/html; charset=UTF-8
  3. Thank your fast reply!

    Henry

  4. They still say:
    "Posting Web Site Owner Comments
    Error Submitting Site for Verification

    It appears that the Web site provillage.wordpress.com (or http://www.provillage.wordpress.com) is returning an HTTP 2xx or 3xx status response code in the header of 404 pages.

    We cannot verify a Web site that is configured this way because it allows anyone to verify themselves as the owner of your site. Please update your Web site server configuration to return 404 status codes in the headers for pages that do not exist. Once your site is configured this way then you can return and request a file name verification."

    What can I do?

    Henry

  5. harrythehandyman
    Member

    it is good while since you got an answer so i would say , go to one of the below sites they are very good, but i found that McAfee will block a lot of things you try to do on you pc

    http://www.computerhope.com/

    http://evilfantasy.wordpress.com/2008/05/24/slow-computer-it-may-not-be-malware/

  6. Thanks harrythehandyman!
    I've been reading "evilfantasy" now for two hours and bookmarked this and that. A great site!
    I will check "computerhope" later.

    Thank you!

    Henry

  7. @provillage try without the www.

  8. We do not have any www
    Our address:
    http://provillage.wordpress.com/

    Or did I understand you wrong?
    Anyhow, I tested with the address above => McAfee gives the same answer as before!

    Henry

  9. harrythehandyman
    Member

    @provillage no problem , i'm a member of both and they are in my blogroll as well , harry

  10. harrythehandyman
    Member

    @provillage i quick downloaded your visitor counter and it went to posts how can i get it to my sidebar

  11. @Harry,
    You just copy and paste the Flag Counter code into a text widget and display it in your sidebar. :)

  12. harrythehandyman
    Member

    o'right thank you timethief , i just clicked the quick download , harry

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