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Modifying the Automatic WordPress Trash

Posted OnNov 1, 2013     CategoryDevelopment     Comments No comment

In WordPress, posts, pages, attachments, and comments, that are deleted, are kept in the trash for 30 days before automatically being deleted permanently. These take up room on your server in the form of files, and in terms of database size. If you would like to change the frequency with which the trash empties, you […]

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How to Change the WordPress AutoSave Frequency

Posted OnOct 31, 2013     CategoryDevelopment     Comments No comment

When you are writing posts or pages WordPress automatically saves your work as you go. By default, it does this ever 60 secons, however, you can change this to more or less frequent very easily. To do this, you will need FTP, SFTP, or SSH access to your server. Step 1) Log in to your […]

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How can I move the wp-content folder?

Posted OnOct 31, 2013     CategoryDevelopment, Question & Answer     Comments No comment

How can I move the wp-content folder? In some instances, or even just as a personal preference, you may wish to move the wp-content folder. The wp-content folder is what holds your Themes, Plugins, and any Media (such as images) that you upload. To change where it resides, you will need FTP/SFTP/SSH access to your […]

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Setting your WordPress Address Through wp-config.php

Posted OnOct 31, 2013     CategoryDevelopment     Comments No comment

Since WordPress 2.2, you are able to define the WP_HOME through wp-config.php, the address that defines where people view your website, such as http://www.mywebsite.com . By setting it in wp-config.php, you will override the entry in the wp_options table of your Database, and will disable the URL field that appears in WordPress Dashboard » Settings. […]

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Setting the WP_SITEURL through wp-config.php

Posted OnOct 31, 2013     CategoryDevelopment     Comments No comment

Since WordPress 2.2, you are able to define the WP_SITEURL through wp-config.php, the address that defines where WordPress is installed. By setting it in wp-config.php, you will override the entry in the wp_options table of your Database, and will disable the URL field that appears in WordPress Dashboard » Settings. Using this feature is not […]

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How to Restore Your WordPress Database

Posted OnOct 30, 2013     CategoryDevelopment     Comments No comment

In this tutorial we will walk you through the process of restoring a backup of your WordPress Database via phpMyAdmin, which is available on the majority of web hosts. This tutorial assumes you are running WordPress with a Web Host that uses CPanel, or something like it, to allow you certain administrations over your server. […]

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How to Backup your WordPress Database

Posted OnOct 30, 2013     CategoryDevelopment     Comments No comment

In this article we’re going to explain how you can backup your WordPress Database with the use of CPanel and phpMyAdmin. This tutorial assumes you are running WordPress with a Web Host that uses CPanel, or something like it, to allow you certain administration rights over your server. Therefore you will require: Access to your […]

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I forgot my WordPress Administrator Password, what can I do?

I forgot my Administrator Password, what can I do? If you have forgotten your WordPress Administrator account’s password, and are unable to reset it through the standard ‘forgotten password’ method, phpMyAdmin, MySQL, or FTP, you can use the Emergency Password Reset script. To complete this, you will need FTP access to your server, via a […]

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How to Enable WordPress MultiSite

Posted OnOct 24, 2013     CategoryDevelopment     Comments No comment

Step 1) Confirm that your WordPress install can use Pretty Permalinks Step 2) Open the directory WordPress is installed in and locate config.php Step 3) Open config.php in a text editor and locate the line that reads /* That’s all, stop editing! Happy blogging. */ Step 4) Above this line, add define( ‘WP_ALLOW_MULTISITE’, true ); […]

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