Code is not Fully Redeemed when this article was published.
The code has values from 0-9 but no other obvious pattern to work from. Each block has 1 to 3 numbers, all repeating.
Looking at a QWERTY keyboard, the 3rd letter in the top row is
E, the 8th letter is
I, which would be a candidate to substitute into 8.
Values are based off of a QWERTY keyboard:
The block of numbers correspond to nth row of the keyboard from the top underneath certain numbers, with n being the number of characters in the block.
111 corresponds to
F, etc. After working out all the blocks:
The code has 24 characters, which is slightly above average for a string with 4 numbers and 6 letters. Transposition doesn’t produce anything useful, nor do ROT or atbash.
Look at the surroundings.
The code is enclosed inside both
<strong> tags, though normally on the blog, codes are only inside
Using vigenere autokey with strong gives us:
Reversing it and substituting numbers: