Tag: WordPress Database

How to Cloak Affiliate Links, Part Deux

This is an update to a previous post I made about cloaking affiliate links in WordPress. Now, while the method I outlined in that post is a perfectly valid way of achieving the outcome, it does have some limitations. In this post I will explain what they are, the potential gotchas and how to get around them. So, without further ado, let’s get going!

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Where to Host a WordPress Website

In my earlier posts, I talked about how to back up your WordPress Database, followed by how to copy off the files which make up your WordPress blog using FileZilla. We now come to what is potentially the most technically challenging part of the series. Where to host a cloned WordPress website. What does “Host …

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How to Create a WordPress Database Backup

One of the most important tasks anyone running a WordPress website can do is create a WordPress Database backup. How often is up to you – on a low traffic website, you can get away with a backup once a week. On a high traffic website with a large number of posts and comments being added daily, then you should have a daily backup schedule running.

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How to Clone a WordPress Blog

Why would you clone a WordPress blog?
The answer is quite simple. When making major changes to your website, such as installing a new plugin or new theme, or applying updates, it is always a Good Idea™ to test it out on a backup copy before making changes to your live site.

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