How to clean up a hacked WordPress site (Complete Guide)

Is your website loading slowly? Redirects? Popups? Can’t login? Strange folders? Files with weird names? Huge number of failed/deferred emails that you didn’t even send? These are just some of the most common symptoms of a hacked WordPress website. If you are experiencing some of these problems – do not panic! In this guide, I’ll … read more

LinkedIn WordPress Assessment Answers 2021

Which folder in a WordPress install is not affected by an automatic WordPress update? /wp-include /wp-admin /root ✅ /wp-content 2. You can harden your WordPress site security by adding______to your wp-config.php file? hashes and rCAPTCHA custom action hooks and filters database usernames and passwords unique keys and saits ✅ 3. In WordPress, what is the … read more

Quick download WordPress versions from wp.org

Quick Links Below are the quick download links of the latest WordPress release. Download Latest ZIP Download Latest Tar ZIP 5.7 Branch 5.7.1 April 15, 2021 zip(md5 | sha1) tar.gz(md5 | sha1) IIS zip(md5 | sha1) 5.7 March 9, 2021 zip(md5 | sha1) tar.gz(md5 | sha1) IIS zip(md5 | sha1) 5.6 Branch 5.6.3 April 15, 2021 zip(md5 | sha1) tar.gz(md5 | sha1) IIS zip(md5 | sha1) 5.6.2 February 22, 2021 zip(md5 | sha1) tar.gz(md5 | sha1) IIS … read more

How to Manually Backup WordPress

A lot of WordPress backup plugins have limitations and are just pushing you to purchase the pro version. That is why I always recommend cperforming a manual backup of WordPress websites, whenever you can. How to do manually backup WordPress: Download all files from Filemanager or FTP Export the database from PHPMyAdmin How to Manually … read more

How to Backup a WordPress site using Installatron

If you’ve installed your WordPress installation via Softaculous or Installatron, you can set backups directly in the installations screen. Step 1. Simply login to your cPanel and scroll down to web applications section. From this section click on any installation and you ill be taken to the Installatron section where you can see all your installations. Step … read more

How to find and create the .htaccess File

How to find and create the .htaccess file

.htaccess is a hidden text file that contains additional configuration for websites hosted on Apache (and LiteSpeed) server. With .htaccess file you can create redirects, password-protect directories, block IPs and much more. For some examples on .htaccess files make sure to check this .htaccess Cheatsheet. How to find the .htaccess file On cPanel after you … read more

How to enable WP_DEBUG in WordPress

WP_DEBUG option controls the reporting of some errors and warnings and enables use of the WP_DEBUG_DISPLAY and WP_DEBUG_LOG settings. In this quick tutorial I will show you how to enable the WP_DEBUG feature and output the results to a log file. Step 1. Open wp-config.php file in your favorite text editor Step 2. Add the following … read more

How to Reset WordPress Password from phpMyAdmin Database

Locked out of your wp-admin area? Forgot the password? No problem, the easiest way to regain access is to reset your admin password from your database via phpMyAdmin. Step 1. Open PHPMyAdmin The first step is to log into your cPanel and under Databases select phpMyAdmin. Step 2. Select your database name From the left … read more

💡 How to create a Custom WordPress Single Post Template

Before we get to the technical stuff, I highly recommend creating a Child theme first prior to any changes. Step 1. Open up your theme’s folder and copy single.php file to something different like awesome-custom-template.php That’s it! Congrats, you’ve just created your very first custom WordPress single post template, now it’s time to modify it as you … read more