Site Management

How can you save your MySql Database if it is Corrupted?

A Person Asks: Is it possible to save the database for a blog which my host advises me is corrupted? Answer It depends on what your host means by corrupted. MySql databases are text files so at worst they could send you the file that you can not access on your own and it might […]

How To – Understanding the Management of SSL Certificates for Credit Card Processing

Normally you have 2 options with shared hosting plans You can have the shared certificate from your hosting company that is free but the url is different than your domain then you can have your own SSL certificate installed if your hosting company allows it. To have a SSL Cert installed you will need to […]

How To transfer a Volusion Commerce site into a WordPress WooCommerce site

Someone who uses for their shopping cart hosting asks a question about the process of moving their propitiatory content into WordPress and WooCommerce. The first thing to understand when you are making this type of move is that normally you are not the first person to go through the process. When you are looking […]

How To – Why is my WordPress Website Shop suddenly very Slow?

A person asks why their WordPress Online Shop has strangely become slow and they wonder if it could be due to recent plugin updates. This is difficult to say what can be slowing your website. Although updates to plugins can cause problems. Normally a plugin will work relatively the same from version to version. That […]

Installing WordPress Updates How to know when they might break your site

Some people love to be on the bleeding edge of software updates however there are many times when installing a new update can break your website. If you haven’t experienced a Plugin, Theme or Core Update failure then you should count yourself as lucky. Although a good amount of testing does go into every core […]

How To use FTP to upload a WordPress theme to your Hosting Account

A lot of people are not familiar with some of the basic tools that developers use to host websites and its just something that you need to get accustomed to just like you learned any other computer application. For most basic management of your website you will need to use only a handful of applications […]

HowTo – Migrating Single Website Installs To A WordPress Network

If you have been creating a number of installs on sub-domains within your hosting account and want to migrate them to a single instance of WordPress it is possible to reduce the load of supporting your sites by using a WordPress Network. This process will also work for top level domains that are hosted separately. […]

HowTo – Using Google Advertising Network Link Feeds In Your Content

There are two ways that you can get Google Advertising Network links to generate product advertising information as a publisher. The first way is FTP transfers of full product lines and the second is Emails of Daily Promotions. The FTP method requires significant time and effort on the part of the publisher to use the […]

HowTo – Turning Off PHP Error Reporting Logs

Error reporting is the best way to get feedback on whether your script is performing correctly however in some cases a script can choke based on something that is out of your control and then the result is a log on your website host. I run into this problem a lot when trying to post […]

HowTo – Using Google Adsense For Domains To Earn Money

Every now and then you end up with a domain that you have no use for. Unfortunately the only ways to get rid of it is to sell it through an auction which usually never takes or place advertising on it and hope you generate a little income. Google Adsense can provide the ad services […]