Tag Archives: MySQL

MySQL is (as of 2008) the world’s most widely used open source relational database management system (RDBMS) that runs as a server providing multi-user access to a number of databases. It is named after co-founder Michael Widenius’ daughter, My. The SQL phrase stands for Structured Query Language.

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CRON Jobs Give WordPress Users Peace of Mind

If you’ve never had a website go missing, then you’re very lucky. Your host can have a network error or hardware failure that loses your site’s files. A malicious hacker can penetrate your FTP server and replace your site with files of his choice. You might get curious about a new plugin, install it, and […]

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Should My WordPress Site Use a Related Posts Plugin?

Related Posts Plugins are an amazing way to keep a visitor engaged on your site. By doing some magic on the backend of a site, they can make tailored post suggestions according to the content on-page. Tailored recommendations will boost average time on site, average page views, and the like. Related posts are also awesome […]

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New To WordPress – Where to Start

Step One – Read   flowchart WordPress is a great product. It’s easy-to-use, quite powerful, and flexible. Before you invest your valuable time and energy into installing WordPress, there are some documents you need to read to help you get started. About Weblogs – What is Blogging all about? What is WordPress? WordPress Features Before […]

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WordPress Semantics

Introduction to WordPress Terminology WordPress was created by the developers as weblogging or blogging software. A blog, as defined in the Codex Glossary, is an online journal, diary, or serial, published by a person or group of people. Many blogs are personal in nature, reflecting the opinions and interests of the owner. But, blogs are […]

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First Steps With WordPress

Now What? You’ve just completed the 5 Minute Installation of WordPress or one-click install from your web host. Now what? Let’s take a step-by-step tour through your WordPress site and see how the different functions work and how to make your new site your own. During the first part of this tutorial, please don’t change […]

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C++: A language for next generation web apps

On Monday, I was pleased to be an uninvited speaker at Waterloo Devhouse, hosted in Postrank’s magnificent office. After making some surreptitious alterations to their agile development wall, I gave a tongue-in-cheek talk on how C++ can fit in to a web application. There were other cool presentations there too. Check it oot! Er, out! […]

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Resetting Your WordPress Password With phpMyAdmin

    Knowing how to reset your WordPress password from phpMyAdmin is one of the essential things you should know about because for some reason if your site is hacked, or something else, you are no longer able to login to your admin panel using the login information, and you are not able to reset the […]

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Multiple WordPress Installation Using a Single Database

  Sometimes there are more than one WordPress installation is necessary, but your host might have limited MySQL Database allowance. Well the solution to that problem is having multiple WordPress installation in one database. You must install WordPress manually in order for this to work. Most one click programs like Fantastic would not let you […]

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How To Make a WordPress Database Backup Manually

Most bloggers are not tech savvy when they first start out. If you used our WordPress guide and selected the recommended WordPress plug-in then you already have a plug-in that is called WordPress Database Backup which does this job for you automatically. But it is always good to know how you can make a Database […]

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New To WordPress – Where to Start

Step One – Read WordPress is a great product. It’s easy-to-use, quite powerful, and flexible. Before you invest your valuable time and energy into installing WordPress, there are some documents you need to read to help you get started. About Weblogs – What is Blogging all about? What is WordPress? WordPress Features Before You Install […]

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How To – Setup WordPress in 5 Minutes

WordPress is one of the most popular used content management systems in the world and is one of my favorites. There are other platforms like Joomla and Drupal, but WordPress is by far the easiest to use. WordPress dwarfs Joomla and Drupal and features like plug-ins and WordPress templates. You can literally set up WordPress […]

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WordPress Vs Joomla

When it comes to choosing a CMS, I am often asked which is better – Joomla or WordPress. Though they are both uniquely and powerfully different, they have many similarities as well. Both Joomla and WordPress are open source software, which allows them to be easily customized to suit your needs, it often becomes a […]