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WordPress Fundamentals for Newbies

WordPress Fundamentals for Newbies
Lot of times I get messages in my inbox about simple WordPress questions like how to configure a certain plugin to work with a certain theme so that gave me an idea to write an article about WordPress fundamentals (for newbies). I made a quick sketch in Paint, of what I feel is a diagram […]
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Ultimate solution to weird UTF character encoding problem

Due to different formats of storing characters in the database, sometimes you may encounter problem with strange characters (like —) appearing in your WordPress posts. This can especially happen when moving the site to a different server, a process during which your database needs to be exported and imported. There are several ready solutions to […]
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How to move WordPress site to new server with zero downtime

How to move WordPress site to new server with zero downtime
Update: I recommend using ManageWP to easily backup/restore/migrate your WordPress sites. It often comes as a topic and I decided to write a quick tutorial on how to move your WordPress site from one host to another with zero downtime. I will assume you are familiar with basic operations like database backup and FTP. So […]
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You Don’t Mess With Other Peoples Websites!

You Don’t Mess With Other Peoples Websites!
The moment in Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction", when John Travolta says "You just don't mess with other peoples cars" implying what he would do to a guy who did, shows exactly how I felt this morning when I found out about new hacking attack on my site. Discovering the threat First clue was a comment from […]
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