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How to Make Your WordPress Blog Stand Out

If you want your WordPress blog to stand out you’ll have to make it attractive to readers. Things like your content, images, and headlines will all bring more people to your site and keep them there. You need to be able to stand…

How to Change the Category Base Prefix in WordPress

Do you want to change the category base prefix in WordPress? By default, WordPress automatically adds /category/ as a prefix to URLs for all category pages. In this article, we will show you how to change the category base prefix in WordPress. We…

Uninstall W3 Total Cache, the right way

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This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Plugins I Must Avoid

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Plugins I Must Avoid This link was sent to me by a WPMU tech because I have residual files left over from the W3TC plugin.  I have to install the plugin and then…

8 Excellent Ways to Make WordPress Safe for Clients

WordPress has enabled countless people to start their own web design businesses. Especially if you have some web development chops, the platform is the perfect vehicle to earn money creating web presences for others. At the same time, WordPress is also a great…

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…