Exclude WordPress cache & backup folders from Softaculous backup

If you are using Softaculous backups you may notice that Softaculous backups also the cache folders (wp-content/cache and wp-content/litespeed) and backups created by WordPress backup plugins (wp-content/updraft & wp-content/ai1wm-backup). This significantly increases the size of Softaculous backup files. To exclude these folders from Softaculous backups SSH into your server and navigate to the following path: Copy … Read more

Top 5 WordPress Backup plugins

Website backups are critical for WordPress users who want to build a website on their own.Backing up the site on a regular basis can help us not only save the prior data, but also restore it quickly in the event of technical issues, website attacks, and other problems. “Whew! Glad I didn’t waste my time … Read more

How to Create a WordPress Child Theme

60 seconds or less, that’s all that takes to create a WordPress child theme and I highly recommend that you do it before even thinking about making any code or style modifications to your active theme. There are two files that you can use inside a child theme to overwrite parent theme’s functionality or style: … Read more

5 Plugins to copy posts or pages in WordPress

The ability to copy/clone a post or a page in WordPress is a function that we would like to see added in future versions of WordPress CMS. Until then, we’ll have to rely on plugins. 🙂 Here are 5 of the most popular plugins for easily cloning and copying articles. Yoast Duplicate Post With over … Read more

Best WordPress membership plugins

Using a WordPress membership plugin to earn revenue through paid memberships is a fantastic idea. They provide you the option of restricting access to some or all content to subscribers only. Subscription payments can be one-time or ongoing, with the latter providing a stable source of income. Types of membership sites WordPress membership sites (also … Read more

Top 5 WordPress GDPR plugins in 2022

Since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was applicable back in 2018, website owners have been scrambling to get their websites up to standard and avoid huge fines. Years later, GDPR fines continue, and small businesses are certainly not immune. Although you may receive a warning before being fined, there is no reason to take the risk. If you … Read more

4 Security Checkpoints for your WordPress Website

Security is a result of security “practices” rather than plugin “functionality”. No security plugin is perfect, but we make do, and that, like everything else in life, is what defines the outcome. Here’s a simple diagram of how an attacker tries to get inside your website. There are 4 levels that each request has to … Read more

How to add next and previous links to your WordPress site

In this article, we’ll add the next and previous links on a WordPress theme. First We declare the previous and next variables: Then to show them inside the post, add the following snippets to the theme’s single.php file: If you want to further customize the links and maybe even display post name inside the links, … Read more