Category: Wordpress Maintenance


WordPress Multisite Moving to new URL

If you want to change the primary domain of your WordPress multisite installation, there are 5 values to change. There is no need to perform a database dump. This is actually frowned upon, as WordPress stores serialized data in the database, and altering it can cause corruption. Here is a...


Password Protect Your WordPress without User Registration

You can password protect your whole site with a single password and also restrict users groups to access the site. The Password Protected WordPress plugin does the job for you. Download Plugin Password Protect WordPress: Also look at this plugin from WPMU for password protecting components in a single...


HTTP Loopback Connections Disabled

Using plugins like BackupBuddy from iThemes can sometimes throw an error that the HTTP Loopback Connections Disabled on the server. If you have a dedicated server and a good team who know what they are doing they can update the server to enable this but if you are stuck like me with a shared...


Create Custom Post Type in WordPress

Custom post types are content types like posts and pages. By default, WordPress only comes with following: Post Page Attachment Nav Menu You can create your own custom post types and call them whatever you want. For example if you run an app review website, then you could create an...


Cant upload zip files to media library in WordPress?

If you are unable to upload any file types in Media Library and you see this message: “” has failed to upload due to an error. Sorry, this file type is not permitted for security reasons. Then you can add the following function to your website theme’s “functions.php” file and call...


How to setup WordPress Multisite?

Here are simple steps to setup WordPress Multisite for any new or existing blog: 1. Disable all your plugins if you have a running wordpress website 2. Open up wp-config.php and add this line above where it says /* That’s all, stop editing! Happy blogging. /* Multisite */ define( ‘WP_ALLOW_MULTISITE’, true ); */. Then go to...

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