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How to enable maintenance mode in Managed WP

Every now and then you need to take your website down for back-end updates, changes, or other various reasons that require the website to be temporarily disabled. With the WordPress toolset provided in our Managed WordPress Hosting — you can easily enable “maintenance” mode to place your website in a temporarily disabled state to prevent […]

How to enable WordPress debugging

Suddenly your website isn’t working after that plugin install? Need to figure out why the website is failing to load? This can be done with WordPress debugging mode. There are certain situations with WordPress where you may be experiencing issues with customized code, themes and/or plugins that have been recently added to your website. Enabling […]

How to clone your WordPress for staging

This article covers how to clone your website or setup a staging site for your WordPress website through the Plesk interface. We’ll be going over the steps required to make this process simple and easy. Step 1: Login to your Plesk interface You can login to Plesk through two methods. Through your my.knownhost.com dashboard following […]

How to create a new email

This article covers how to create an email within your Managed WordPress through the Plesk interface. We’ll be going over the steps required to make this process simple and easy. Step 1: Login to your Plesk interface. You can login to Plesk through two methods. Through your my.knownhost.com dashboard following this method: one-click login Through […]

How to access WordPress Management Interface

This article covers how to access your WordPress management interface through the Plesk interface. We’ll be going over the steps required to make this process simple and easy. Step 1: Login to your Plesk interface You can login to Plesk through two methods. Through your my.knownhost.com dashboard following this method: one-click login Through the direct URL received […]

How to issue an SSL Certificate

This article covers how to issue an SSL Certificate within your Managed WordPress through the Plesk interface. We’ll be going over the steps required to make this process simple and easy. Step 1: Log in to your Plesk interface. You can log in to Plesk through two methods. Through your my.knownhost.com dashboard following this method: […]

How to access the File Manager

This article covers how to access the File Manager within your Managed WordPress through the Plesk interface. We’ll be going over the steps required to make this process simple and easy. Step 1: Log in to your Plesk interface. You can log in to Plesk through two methods. Through your my.knownhost.com dashboard following this method: […]

How to change your WordPress account password

This article covers how to change your Managed WordPress password through the Plesk interface. We’ll be going over the steps required to make this process simple and easy. Step 1: Login to your Plesk interface You can login to Plesk through two methods. Through your my.knownhost.com dashboard following this method: one-click login Through the directĀ URLĀ received […]

Managed WordPress Backup/Restore

Within our WordPress platform, you can setup Remote Storage and perform two kinds of backups either full backups and incremental backups. This allows you to maintain a consistent copy of your website in the event that you need to restore at any point in time within the available backups. To access the backup system you […]

WordPress Security Tips

This article will cover many recommended methods to secure your WordPress installation. The latest version of WordPress can always been found on their official download page: Download WordPress or Latest WordPress Zip Archive. WordPress has a much more extensive treatment of the topic in their documentation. Here we go over some of the most basic measures you can take […]