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3 Ways to Collect Stats for a WordPress Blog
Friday, July 11th, 2014Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE Website statistics can give you insights into how many people are visiting your website, how often they visit, what countries they visit from and much more. There are a number of add-ons for WordPress that provide statistical data as well...
Backup Your Blog’s Database with AutoMySQLBackup
Thursday, July 3rd, 2014Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE Many blogging and content management systems (CMS) provide easy tools for backing up your data. What these tools lack, however, is an automated system that ensures your databases are backed up routinely without any intervention on your part. Why would...
WordPress Automatic Updates: The Good and the Bad
Tuesday, May 13th, 2014Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE One day not so long ago, I started receiving emails from my WordPress installations. I have about four WordPress sites on my server, and I was surprised to receive an email telling me they had updated themselves. Starting with WordPress...
How to Rescue Your Blog from a Bad Web Host
Wednesday, February 26th, 2014Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE No matter how well you plan and how much research you do before choosing a web host, there is still a chance you might end up with a bad one. Management may change, service may degrade, or you might just...
Is WordPress Making MySQL Crash?
Thursday, February 6th, 2014Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE One day you might wake up and find out that your blog displays a “database connection” error rather than your normal website. Often times, a simple restart of MySQL will fix the problem. Even if it is not that severe,...
Ghost, an Alternative Blogging Platform
Thursday, January 23rd, 2014Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE When it comes to blogging platforms, WordPress has a commanding lead over its competition. It may seem like a waste of time to even mention other blogging content management systems, but WordPress has become a bit more than just a...
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Benefits of Using Twitter’s Bootstrap for WordPress
Friday, January 3rd, 2014Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE Normally, the topic of web design is not something we cover, but there are instances when it is very relevant to blog hosting. A properly designed website is more efficient and more accessible. Moreover, with some handy tools like Bootstrap,...
Secure Your WordPress Config File
Thursday, November 21st, 2013Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE WordPress is an extremely flexible and powerful content management system that many individuals and organizations rely on for blog hosting, news publications and many other types of websites. Its popularity also means that attackers may target your WordPress site using...
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5 WordPress Security Plugins
Wednesday, October 30th, 2013Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE WordPress plugins allow you to extend the functionality of your blog or other WordPress-powered website. Among the useful features you can add to your blog is heightened security. WordPress’ popularity and success also makes it a common target for cybercriminals,...
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How to Reduce WordPress Server Load
Thursday, October 10th, 2013Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE WordPress is a very powerful blogging and content management system, and some of the world’s top news sites depend on it. If you use WordPress for your blog, you may start to experience some lag when traffic starts to pick...
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