Category: wordpress

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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

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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]

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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 […]

How to host a GoDaddy Domain on Hostgator?

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Suppose, if you have purchased hosting plan on Hostgator and registered a domain on GoDaddy, then follow below steps to host your GoDaddy domain on Hostgator. This article explains how to add a domain (Registered with other domain registrar like GoDaddy) on Hostgator, install WordPress on it and point it to Hostgator server. Adding a […]

How to fix “This webpage has too many redirects” error on wordpress?

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If you see “This webpage has too many redirects” or “This webpage has a redirect loop” wordpress error while opening any web page or site, then follow the steps explained in this article. This error will be shown differently on different browsers. On Firefox: “The page isn’t redirecting properly. Firefox has detected that the server […]

Best wordpress plugin to place adsense ads inside the post

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If you are looking for a wordpress plugin to insert ads inside the blog post, Quick Adsense is the best one. Using Quick adsense plugin, you can quickly place the ads anywhere inside or outside the blog post and also on sidebar. Placing adsense or any other ads inside post increases the CTR and generates […]

How to fix Yoast SEO XML sitemap 404 error on wordpress?

If your site Yoast SEO XML sitemap is throwing 404 error- page not found; it means that the sitemap page (sitemap index page) doesn’t exist. It badly effects your SEO, if you are using it in webmaster tools (Google, Yahoo etc). There are many reasons for this issue. Below are the basic reasons most of […]

Does wordpress update overwrite wp-config.php file?

No. When you download wordpress first time, it doesn’t include wp-config.php file. During wordpress installation, it creates wp-config.php file in the root directory of your wordpress site. Later, you can customize it by adding any code into it like I explained in my last article. When wordpress is updated, it doesn’t overwrite wp-config.php file. Note: […]

Best way to disable wordpress auto update?

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There are pros and cons with wordpress auto update. Sometimes, your site may crash if wordpress fails to update automatically. To disable wordpress auto update feature, you need to configure wp-config.php file. The wp-config.php is an important wordpress file, located at the root of your wordpress file directory. Configuring wp-config.php file Open wp-config.php file via […]

How to enable and display wordpress SEO breadcrumbs?

To enable and display wordpress SEO breadcrumbs, you need to Edit your wordpress theme Enable Breadcrumbs in Yoast SEO Note: If you edit the theme manually, those changes may be overwritten when you update the theme in future. To fix that, either create a child theme or follow below steps to edit the theme every […]