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14 01, 2017

How to Manually Update WordPress Using FTP

2018-07-20T04:41:02+00:00By |Servers, Wordpress|0 Comments

WordPress can automatically update itself to a new minor release without any user input. For major updates, WordPress shows a notification that an update is available and a user can initiate the update by simply clicking a button. However, sometimes you may come across a situation when updating from WordPress admin area is not possible. [...]

5 01, 2017

How to Move a Live WordPress Site to Local Server

2018-07-20T04:41:02+00:00By |Servers, Wordpress|0 Comments

After learning how easy it is to install WordPress on local server in Windows or Mac, some of our beginner level readers asked us how they can move their live WordPress site to local server. We have previously showed you how to move a a WordPress site from local server to live site. This article [...]

19 12, 2016

Installing WordPress on a Local Server Environment

2018-07-20T04:41:05+00:00By |Servers, Wordpress|0 Comments

As you might already know you need a web host to be able to install WordPress. In this tutorial however, we’ll learn how to install WordPress locally. Having a local installation of WordPress allows us to quickly test any plugin or theme without having to worry if it’ll work on your live site or not. [...]

5 12, 2016

Moving a WordPress Installation from Local Server to a Live Site

2018-07-20T04:41:05+00:00By |Servers, Wordpress|0 Comments

Developing a WordPress site locally can help speed up the development process. In the past, we showed you how to install WordPress on your Windows computer using WAMP and on Mac using MAMP. Once you have finished the development on localhost, the next step is to move the site live. In this article, we will [...]

14 11, 2016

Protect Your Admin folder in WordPress by Limiting Access in .htaccess

2018-07-20T04:41:06+00:00By |Servers, Support, Wordpress|0 Comments

As we mentioned while using WordPress 2.8.3, our site was attacked in an attempt to hack into our WP-Admin folder. Thankfully WordPress has found the bug and released a security patch in WordPress 2.8.4, but this attack made us take extra security measures with our site. We have limited access to our wp-admin folder by [...]

1 08, 2016

How to Automatically Shorten Your WordPress URLs with Bit.ly

2018-07-20T04:41:09+00:00By |Servers, Wordpress|0 Comments

We showed you how you can create a short URL using TinyURL and use it in the retweet text. But tinyurl is not the best solution for numerous reasons. They are not as tiny as bit.ly, and they do not provide the awesome stats that bit.ly has to offer. In this article, we will show [...]

28 07, 2016

How to Add an Admin User to the WordPress Database via MySQL

2018-07-20T04:41:11+00:00By |Servers, Wordpress|0 Comments

Few days ago, we ran into an issue where a user’s site got hacked and their admin account was deleted from the database. This locked them out of their site without any other entry. We went in to the phpMyAdmin and created a new admin user to grant them access. In this article, we will [...]

26 07, 2016

How to Add a Free LiveChat option in your WordPress Blog

2018-07-20T04:41:11+00:00By |Servers, Wordpress|0 Comments

I know, this is nothing new to many Internet users because thousands of websites selling products or services are already using live chat widget to be able to talk to their potential customers. When I first experienced this couple of years ago, I was very much excited about the concept and how it works. It [...]

30 06, 2016

How to Use SMTP Server to Send WordPress Emails

2018-07-20T04:41:22+00:00By |Servers, Wordpress|0 Comments

Are you having trouble receiving or sending emails from your WordPress site? One solution for that is to use third party email services such as Mandrill. However, these services will cost you extra money. In this article, we will show you how to use a SMTP server to send WordPress emails. The Problem with WordPress [...]

30 06, 2016

How to Restore a WordPress Site with Just a Database Backup

2018-07-20T04:41:22+00:00By |Servers, Wordpress|0 Comments

We always recommend our users to make complete WordPress backups on a regular basis. But what if you unknowingly used one of the free plugins that only make database backups? In this article, we will show you how to restore a WordPress site with just a database backup. It will not be a complete restore, [...]