How to restore your database?

The Database is the heart of your WordPress installation. Simply backing up and restoring all your files via FTP is not enough – it only contains the actual WordPress “programme” if you will, your plugins and themes, and all your uploaded media files (like pictures). It does NOT however contain your posts, links and some … Read more

How to move WordPress from one server to another

It’s not as difficult as one might think, as this article explains: http://codex.wordpress.org/Moving_WordPress If however this means not a lot to you, or you have tried and it’s still not working, you should check out the following topics: How to backup your Database How to restore your Database Hope this helps 😉

How to setup a Cron Job in Linux and Plesk

Wouldn’t it be great if something could be triggered even when you’re not around? Say once an hour, once a day, once a week or whenever you like in predetermined intervals? Then you want to do this with what’s known as a Cron Job, or Scheduled Task. Unfortunately, this is a bit beyond what WordPress … Read more

What is a CRON Job?

Although I’ve been dealing with webshoting and webdesign since 1995, it took me a whilw to figure this one out. If you’re used to shared shosting packages, it’s likely that you’ve never come in contact with this. Hence, this article is aimed at people who don’t know what it is. As explained in Wikipedia: Cron … Read more

How to add a Facebook Group Feed

I’ve come acoss this the other day, comes in handy as Facebook Groups don’t have a generic RSS feed. Here’s how you can display what’s new in your favourite groups within your WordPress Site: Make sure you have your Facebook Group ID handy (it’s the last 11 or so numeric digits after the ‘groupid’ tag … Read more

Hosting Providers

If you’re looking for hosting or domain registration, you’re spoilt for choice these days. Here are some to choose from, they all have different prices, so check and compare carefully. Easyspace 1 and 1 Daily.co.uk InMotion Hosting Reviews GoDaddy dotFM – great for multimedia domains like .fm A nifty tool to find a free .com, … Read more