Posts Tagged 'WordPress-plugin'



Is Woopra Gambling Dangerously on the Cool Factor?

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Desktop live web statistics service Woopra is gambling – dangerously, inevitably or both – with it's ratecard rollout, selling the cool factor to the ‘Web 2.0' crowd.

Maybe you heard, Woopra has announced an end to its 2-year beta programme, signalling costs for established web sites. The tracking service remains free for startup sites and ...

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Set Up Unmanaged VPS (4 Newbies) – Part 15: WordPress Setup & Updates from the Command Line

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This how-to guide uses Subversion to download & install standalone WordPress blogs & their plugins, quickly and easily from your Linux command line interface, with simple updates thereafter. It also details the WordPress MySQL database setup process.

OK, I admit, I am biased towards WordPress! And this guide is a perfect fit for those wanting to launch their WP ...

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Set Up Unmanaged VPS (4 Newbies) – Part 14: Tweak Nginx for WordPress – Pretty URLs & WP Super Cache

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For the blog platform WordPress to work properly with Nginx we need to tweak the web server configuration. This tutorial will enable both caching – integrating the WP Super Cache plugin – and activate pretty permalinks (FURLs, CURLs, all that!) with some simple rewrite rules.

OK, so you're a WordPress blogger. If you're not, move swiftly on. ...

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Video How-to: Install WordPress – Nice ‘n Simple

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So you wanna blog, huh? You’ve looked at the options and like WordPress. Maybe you like the scalability and personalisation that WordPress offers, but are put off by the installation process?

Don't be.

In this video I'll show you, video too, how to install WordPress, nice ‘n simple – including that bit about connecting it to a database. (Ouch! No, ...

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Video How-to: 10 Tips To Make WordPress Hack-Proof

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UPDATE: Sept 2013

This post has turned into a site, possibly the most complete WordPress security site ever produced.

Featuring hundreds of tutorials & forums, check it out: wpCop: Secure WordPress. Properly.

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Securing WordPress isn't this easy!

Yeah, sorry to break it to you but, having spent the last couple of years immersed ...

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Video How-to: Backup & Restore a Database with phpMyAdmin

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How often do you backup your mySQL database? Does the idea fill you with horror? Or do you think the “full backup” option at your ISP covers the database too?

If the answers are “not often enough, pretty much, and not so sure” then here's some help.

Watch this video to see just how fast ‘n easy it is to backup & ...

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WordPress Upgrade Error Solved – Fatal error: Cannot redeclare pclziputilpathreduction()

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If you've tried upgrading a recent version of WordPress and received this error…

Fatal error: Cannot redeclare pclziputilpathreduction()

…here's what you do.

In a nutshell, deactivate the plugin “WordPress Automatic Upgrade”, then try again and WordPress should upgrade without a hitch.

Here's the explanatory video I posted on YouTube about this error, and how to fix it.

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Video How-to: Install & Configure a WordPress Plugin

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One of the great things about the WordPress blog platform is how adaptable it is. Need some special functionality? There's bound to be a plugin – an extension – that will help.

This tutorial, complete with video, shows you how to install a WordPress plugin and, from there, how ...

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WordPress Suicide Plugin: Clean a WP Database

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How do you clean a WordPress database of unwanted data, while retaining user or other select information?

Strip out the database using phpMyAdmin? Sure. But a lazier option? WordPress Suicide.

Suicide allows you, quicky and easily, to:-

  • delete all blog posts
  • delete categories
  • delete comments
  • delete links
  • delete custom fields
  • delete users
  • delete blog settings

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Firefox ScribeFire Plugin for Remote Blogging

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So, if this works I'll have published a new post to guvnr.com, remotely, using Firefox's ScribeFire add-on.

So, hey.

Definitely use that more.

Short & sweet ScribeFire review

It connects easily enough and is great for adding uncomplicated posts, like this ...

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