Quickly output a 404 for static files that aren’t found, rather than loading the normal 404 page.
Any static files ( images, text, pdfs, etc ) that don’t exist will 404 as soon as possible, rather than loading the entire WordPress application.
By default, the list of extensions to check are the results of
wp_get_ext_types, but can be filtered with
The output is a static page with the text
404 Not Found, this text can be edited by filtering
A 404 status code will be used, but can be filtered with
Passing true to
static_404_should_process_request will short-circuit and skip processing the request. This filter gets passed the current request.
- Install the plugin.
- Magically have faster and less expensive 404s!
- Added more filters
- Initial release