Category: Wordpress

14 Vital Tips to Protect Your WordPress Admin Area (Updated)

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WordPress asking for ftp username and password on update

  I had a client ask how to remove the request for the ftp username and password each time an wordpress update was requested. To remove this, just add the following information to your wp-config.php define(‘FTP_USER’, ‘username’); define(‘FTP_PASS’, ‘password’); define(‘FTP_HOST’, ‘ftp.example.org:21’); voila! No more asky 🙂


WordPress 3.5 and DSO error

It appears that when a server is running DSO as the PHP handler and if a WordPress 3.5 update is needed, the maintenance file is written with ownership as user.user during the upgrade process. This may prevent the file from being removed correctly once the upgrade had completed. The page will display: Briefly unavailable for…


Export WordPress Blog As Readable Text

From scrawlbug.com I must be in a bit of a retrospective mood at the moment. Despite spending about six hours on a single piece of work yesterday, I found myself wandering back through some of my blog posts. Surprisingly, I rediscovered quite a few I had forgotten and several that were really quite good. I…


Move WP from subdir to root dir

From askwpgirl.com Q. I’ve installed my website in a subdirectory of our domain, because I didn’t want visitors to see the site until I was finished with our development. Now I want to have the site show up in the root directory (not in the http://mydomain.com/wordpress directory). How do I do this? I’ve read the…