Move WordPress to new domain and hosting

Last weekend I had to move 5 WordPress installs to new hosting with new domain name and make a redirect from the old one. In this post I'm going to describe the process I went trough. I hope it will be in use to somebody. 1. Make back-up of the old site - back-up all…

WordPress security tips

Many people avoid using WordPress because they believe it has weak security.  This is true, as it's hard being the most popular and used CMS without being target by hackers. In this post I'll write about plugins that can enhance your web site security, wp-config tricks and other configurations. (more…)

Remove footer links from free WordPress themes

Very often, when you use free WordPress themes there will be unwanted links in the footer area. Those links might not be malicious in any way, but definitely will be irrelevant to what your web site is about. Then this means you will have spoiled SEO, which nobody wants. I mean, why would you want…

Moving WordPress install

This is not a tutorial, it's the story of my first WordPress clone. You can have several scenarios of moving a WordPress install around. 1) moving from one folder to another (same domain and hosting); 2) moving from local installation to online; 3) moving from one domain and hosting to new ones. What I had…

WordPress Forum plugins

Some customers might ask you for a forum besides their WordPress install. Than you will have to filter through plenty of plugins, test, evaluate and spend solid amount of time until you find the right one. Here I'll share my experience of going through different forum plugins. Some of them are quite minimalistic, easy to…

WordPress – custom content type

Lately I had to create some custom content types for a website running on WordPress. I’ve never had the need of custom types before. Posts, pages and categories have always seemed enough for me. But as we know, clients are clients, and we have to do whatever they ask for. Let’s  take a practical task…