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…. read more

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

WordPress Conditional Tags – An Overview

Conditional tags are functions used in WordPress themes and plugins to display content, or perform actions, based upon whether a certain condition is true or not. A condition can be anything; it might be a condition for whether the user is currently viewing the homepage, or a condition for whether the user is currently logged-in… read more

Ultimate WordPress Performance Tip List to speed up and save up to 80% of space

This is a list of actions and tips to take in order to make your WordPress website faster and improve its performance. You should follow these steps at least once every 3-6 months depending on your website’s activity in order to keep it clean and to increase its performance to a top level…. read more

How to add a signature to your wordpress blogposts

It’s pretty simple

  • Create your signature image
  • Upload your signature image via your media library
  • Copy the url
  • Paste it into the following code where it says “IMAGE URL HERE” … read more

35+ most essential wordpress tips and hacks

What is a Hack in WordPress: A way of doing something that involves adding quick-and-dirty bit of code to make a piece of software do what you want, rather than using a prepackaged (and possibly more elegant) solution like a plugin… read more