"WordPress" tag

Utilising User Roles For Flawless Custom WordPress Plugin Development

WordPress Web/Plugin Development turns up impressively when implemented as a team. With a group of proficient WordPress coders working towards creating a website/plugin, the chances for getting a flawless final product increase. Roles…

Time to schedule your backups properly

BackWPup: The All-in-one WordPress Files and DB Backup Utility

Your Web server is somehow nuked — could be anything from an attack to a silly mistake from the webmaster. Maybe the only way to get back on track is to restore the…

Dealing with post revisions in WordPress Database

Dealing with WordPress Post Revisions

Did you know WordPress, like a good boy, saves all post/page revisions in your DB — by default — for those just-in-case situations where you might need to revert to an old version?…

Micro-blogging with P2

Group Micro-blogging Using WordPress

To all the Net savvy social animals out there with a Twitter, Facebook, G+ and a whole lot of StumbleUpon accounts, here is a more exciting way to get going with your latest…

So, which of the Open Source CMSs take it?

Winner Takes All: WordPress vs Drupal vs Joomla!

In this article, we take a look at WordPress, Drupal and Joomla! to determine which of the three CMSs is leading the race in terms of specific usage. When it comes to CMSs,…

Nginx also likes to throw a 403 error and close the connetction

Methods To Lock Down WordPress wp-admin, and Accessing it Using SOCKS5 Proxy

It’s as simple as this: have SSH listen on the standard port 22, and when you check your server logs, you see all sorts of random people trying to login to your server….

FOSS in Academic Institutions

FOSS in Academic Institutions

In recent years, we have seen open source being widely adapted by many organisations around the world — not only because of its cost-effectiveness, but also because of its stability, reliability, flexibility and…

SPEED!

Web Acceleration with Varnish 3.0

In this article we’ll setup a ready-to-deploy WordPress-compatible Varnish service as our HTTP reverse caching proxy, and have it cache the desktop and mobile themes separately. Our original WordPress recipe had a place…

Serving WordPress from a Debian-powered Nginx

WordPress on Nginx, Part 2: vhost, MySQL & APC Configurations

Last time around we made our Debian VPS ready with the LEMP recipe. Let’s now configure the stack and migrate over the old WP website. What good a website with a “Welcome to…

Preparing a Debian-based LEMP server

WordPress on Nginx, Part 1: Preparing VPS the Debian Way

In this first part, we deal with the LEMP (Linux, Nginx, MySQL, PHP) stack recipe and set up the basic server after installing the required packages. It started off thus: The theme developer…

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