BotW: Best of the Week in WordPress May 20

May 24, 2012


BotW: Best of the Week in WordPress May 20

May 24, 2012

How to backup your blog

Are you like thousands of bloggers around the world who don’t back up their blogs? Many marketers have found themselves in the unfortunate situation of having to rebuild their blogs from the ground up. It’s heartbreaking and it doesn’t have to happen…

How To Update WordPress Automatically Without Using FTP [Quicktip]

In some cases, you are not able to update/upgrade your WordPress and plugins to a newer version without providing your FTP connection information. This is a common issue whereby the WordPress system can’t write to your /wp-content folder directly. …read more

Data Serialization, WordPress, and my new best friend

Recently, Miriam wrote about Data Serialization and what a pain in the tuchus it can be to migrate a site that has serialized links in the database.

So, today, when I migrated one of our client’s sites from our staging server to the live/production server, I was frustrated that some of the widgets weren’t showing up properly after my usual Search and Replace of the old URL to the new URL in the database, yet excited that I could read her post to find a solution. Frustrexcited, if you will. …read more

WordPress Plugin Releases for 5/21

New plugins : Config Constants allows you to modify WP_DEBUG and other wp-config.php constants directly in the WordPress admin rather than manually editing them.
Password Protected is a very simple way to quickly password protect your WordPress site with a single password. … read more

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