This WordPress site uses the Google Authenticator plugin to provide two-factor authentication (2FA) when logging-in to the administration area. Occasionally I need to temporarily disable 2FA in order to publish posts from the blogging software I use. Traditionally toggling 2FA is achieved from the WordPress backend. This post looks at two alternative methods of doing this locally from the command line.
The first line of a shell script is known as a shebang and typically determines which interpreter parses the script’s contents. However, this is not always the case and on these occasions it may be useful to know which interpreter is being used.