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Restore WordPress from Backup |wpwhitesecurity

Creating a new MySQL user for the WordPress database

Another restore from a backup tutorial.  This again looks more difficult than I planned on.  I copied entirely from  https://www.wpwhitesecurity.com/wordpress-tips-webmasters/manual-wordpress-restore-backup/.  Please visit the site, especially to ask questions and comment. Restoring WordPress from a Backup Last updated on December 15th, 2016 by Robert Abela…

Manage WP Post Series

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Manage Post Series

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Manage Post SeriesI do not want to depend on a plugin for this – too unreliable.  I do have one though: the dev site is Organize Series, to the WP plugin Directory.  If a plugin is abandoned I…

WordPress.com blog to WordPress.org site

This is a simple version that I wrote.  It looks long, it’s not.  There are more involved methods to migrate your blog.  You should read a little first, especially if your blog is complex, I never did.  I don’t advise one way or…

WP stuck in Maintenance – the fix

Today I got one of my MultiSites stuck in Maintenance mode while updating plugins. I couldn’t access any of the sites.  All I got was that maintenance mode message.  I looked up a solution, this was simple and it worked. This is copied…

Send Email in WP using the Gmail SMTP Server

Great info!  Gmail is more secure and reliable than WP email without the added issues.  This is the first part without the instructions for configuring the plugin and API, etc.  See the source link for more and to share this article. – me…

Install WP on Linux et al

1configuring Mysql server root password

This one worked.  I tried others with incomplete results.  Thanks to my host tech support at HostHoot.com for finding this for me. Install WordPress Using Script on Ubuntu / Debian / Linux Mint Posted on July 25, 2015 by Gopal Raha 0 How…

Get in FTP server in Linux

If you create a local WordPress install on your PC you need an FTP server.  I think, no idea – maybe not?  I do not know how to connect to my install yet. I have Linux Mint 17.3 installed.  This worked flawlessly. How…

bbPress Styling Crib · bbPress Codex/fonts

Trying to get fonts legible in bbPress!  Sigh. bbPress Styling Crib Codex Home → bbPress Styling Crib This guide will show you areas of your new bbPress forum that you can style using CSS and the classes and selectors used in the bbPress…

How to Fix Image Color and Saturation Loss in WordPress

This article is from wpbeginner.com.  It will show you how to maintain the original image saturation, the intensity of colors, for using images in WordPress.  They provide detailed instructions using Photoshop and GIMP.  GIMP is a free and open source, Photoshop-like, image editor.  It…

WordPress Security Learning Center

WordPress Security Learning Center by WordFence is a new dedicated website.  They provide tutorials, videos, graphics, check lists, and information ranging from defining how threats work, protection, detection and elimination of threats, and repair. WordFence is a security plugin for WP websites.  https://wordpress.org/plugins/wordfence/  They also…