Migrate WordPress Manually

I created a separate guide specifically for WordPress because it’s easy to move even without plugins and it’s very easy.  The reason is that the content that makes your site your own is usually only kept in two places, the wp-content folder and the database. So step one is… Grab the wp-content and database Just…

Errors Uploading Media to WordPress

There are quite a few reasons you might not be able to upload to your media library. I’ll list the errors followed by the possible solutions. HTTP Error First possible cause is a server limitations such as memory limit being exceeded: Increase Server Limitations It could also be due to security module blocking the connection and…

Creating a cPanel Account Through WHM

If you are new to servers and you just got setup with a Linux server with WHM and cPanel chances are the one thing you need to get started is to know how to create and access a cPanel account. Access your WHM, this should be located at https://yourserverip:2087 WHM is very intuitive everything you…

Backing Up Your Website

Backing up your website is the most important thing you can do, always error on the side of caution, your website is an important investment worthy of protection. These instructions will assume your using cPanel, if you aren’t using cPanel that’s fine the buttons will just look different, but your control panel should have places…

Hacked WordPress! What do you do!?

Firstly, don’t panic. Before you fix your site scan your local machine to be sure the compromise is not stemming from your computer. Also change any passwords you think may or may not have been compromised. I’ll start with the easiest and move to the hardest ways to fix a compromised blog. Restore A Backup…

WordPress Child Themes: Use Them

Not taking a few minutes to create a child theme of your theme is a huge mistake and will undoubtedly make you cry in the future if you ever update your theme.  The reason?  If you are like me when I first started with WordPress I would heavily edit the theme I was using, the…