Without using any automatic hosting feature (and then waiting) you can directly edit .htaccess file and quickly redirect all your non-www URLs to www URLs.
With new WordPress plugin you can improve your websites security by disabling a few insecure features. You can automatically hide the readme.html file, license.txt file, set permissions for wp-config.php and .htaccess file so that hackers cannot modify them.
Now you can customize and control permalinks structure and .htaccess file direct from your WordPress admin areadashboard. WP htaccess Control should really be called as htacess and Rewrite Control plugin. The plugin provides you an easy interface for customizing htaccess file generated by WordPress and also its permalinks structure of author, category, archives, pagination and custom taxonomies.
Everybody wants traffic but here is an option to block traffic from certain domain or IP.
Hotlinking means showing images from other sites which increases bandwidth usage. You can stop Hotlinking in your WordPress site. All you need to do is open .htaccess file present in your WordPress root directory and the given code.