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A crucial role of server maintenance is ensuring that all Content Management Systems installed are kept up to date. For some, this can be quite a challenge. Having just a few installs can make it quite challenging to check if all installs are up to date. We’ve got a few one-liners that should make this […]

3 Ways of How to Install WordPress Plugins Step by Step

There are three ways of installing WordPress plugins, two from within the WordPress Admin pages and one using file transfer such as FTP, SFTP or SCP. None of these are particularly more difficult than the other, but nevertheless, we’ll cover how to install WordPress plugins step by step using each of the methods listed. Method #A […]

There are hundreds of WordPress security plugins to choose from, with some trying to do one thing only and others trying to do it all. Given the fact that security plugins will often make fundamental changes to folder locations, database prefixes, user ID’s and enumeration obfuscate file locations and restrict login access, it’s always prudent […]

How To Change WordPress Upload Limit

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If you’d like to change the maximum upload file size limit for WordPress, check out the below step-by-step guide that reveals how to check the current limit, what three configuration settings can limit max uploads, and what you can do to increase the WordPress upload limit. Note:┬áSome hosting companies restrict memory, file upload size, and […]

How to Change WordPress Theme

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Although changing a theme in WordPress isn’t incredibly difficult, there are a few risks associated with doing so which must be addressed before making any changes. Before Changing Themes Note performance metrics – you’ll want to compare page loading times and bounce rates on the old theme vs the new one, so make note of […]

How to Install a Custom WordPress Theme

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If you’ve decided to take the plunge and use a custom theme in WordPress but would like a quick step-by-step guide to making life easier, then read on. These steps assume that you’ve already acquired the custom WordPress theme and have it as a zip file on your local computer. It’s always a good idea […]

Configuring WordPress Date & Time Settings

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Within WordPress there are a number of settings to help you get the date and time set to display just the way you’d like, whether that be using your timezone or another, if you’d like time in 12 or 24 hour format or even if you’d like the week to begin on a Sunday versus […]

How Broken Image Links Happen in WordPress and How to Fix Them

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Maintenance is as big a priority as creating new post content on WordPress sites, particularly when it comes to broken image links. Having a broken link pointing to an external site is bad because it’s a poor user experience. But having a broken link pointing to media content on your own site is bad because […]

What WordPress theme am I currently using?

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If you’re running WordPress and are unsure of what theme you’ve got running at the moment, checking the theme can be done within the WordPress Admin panel. Here’s the step by step process for checking your WordPress theme: Login to Admin area Click Appearance Click Theme Look for the word Active Next to it will […]

How To Edit Pages in WordPress

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Editing pages in WordPress can mean different things to different people, because there are so many different ways of making changes to WordPress pages. The key differences come down to whether you’re editing content or design and which tool you’ll use to do the job. Edit Pages With Existing Content in WordPress In cases where […]