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Create direct download link for images in WordPress

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You can convert an image link to a direct download link in WordPress. Just click on the image to download it directly to your PC. Below are the steps. Steps to convert an image link to direct download link Open the post where you want to convert the image to direct download link Click on […]

Fix WordPress m=1 redirect issue from Blogger Mobile URL using htaccess

If you have moved your blog from blogger to self hosted wordpress platform, then you likely to see 404 or page not found errors in webmaster tools for URLs ending with ?m=1.These are blogger mobile version URLs. Blogger adds m=1 to all mobile version URLs. After you migrated your site from blogger to wordpress, those blogger […]

Enable Hotlink protection using .htaccess file

What is “Hotlink” or “bandwidth theft”? Hotlink is direct linking of a website’s files (images, videos etc). For example, If someone wants to display your website image on their site, and if they use the image’s URL to display it , then it is called Hot linking. Here, your image is directly linked on other […]

Fix broken images on Google plus

If you are seeing broken images on your shared links on Google plus, Facebook, twitter or any other site where you shared the post link, then read below to fix that. In above case, shared links work. When clicked, they will take you to the correct page on blog or site. When you share the […]

Main domain .htaccess file affects addon domain [SOLVED]

If the rewrite rules in main domain’s .htaccess file are affecting the addon domain, then add below code (at end) in main domain’s .htaccess file. You can find the .htaccess file at public_html/ <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^(www\.)?addondomain\.com Rewriterule .* – [L] </IfModule> Note: Replace addondomain in above code with your addon domain In […]

Simple steps to delete or uninstall WordPress theme


Below are the simple steps to delete or uninstall wordpress theme. Note: Make sure you have one active theme before deleting unnecessary free themes. Steps to delete or uninstall wordpress theme Login into your WordPress site On left side, click on Appearance -> Themes You will see all the themes installed on your WordPress site Hover […]

Block user agent libwww-perl to improve wordpress site security

Libwww-perl is a user agent that is commonly used by hackers to attack on your site. Libwww-perl are botnet scripts that look for vulnerabilities in your software. We should block them to eliminate attacks on your site which improves your site security. It is very simple to block user agent libwww-perl Copy below two lines and […]

Best wordpress plugin to clean and optimize database


When you uninstall a plugin/theme on wordpress, either manual or automatic, many times it doesn’t get removed completely. Some support files of that plugin/theme/app still left in your wordpress MySQL database. They don’t serve any purpose as their parent application (plugin/theme) is uninstalled. As your site gets older, you may install and uninstall many plugins and […]

6 steps to uninstall WordPress on Hostgator [with pics]


If you have installed WordPress for a domain/site on Hostgator and want to uninstall it from cPanel, follow below steps. Login to your Hostgator account Click on Hosting tab Under “Most Popular Links”, click on “Launch QuickInstall”. A new window opens Click on “My Installs”. It displays all your installations on your Hostgator account Click […]

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