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How to install the Wordfence Security plugin in WordPress

In this article, you will learn how to install the Wordfence Security plugin in WordPress. Wordfence is a free plugin you can install on WordPress that provides firewall protection against malware, hackers and bots. Wordfence also scans your files for malware, backdoors, SEO Spam, Injections and security risks. How to install the Wordfence Security plugin in WordPress To install the Wordfence Security plugin in WordPress, follow these steps: Log in to your WordPress site. In the left-hand menu, Hover over plugins then click Add New. In the search bar located in the top right type: Wordfence. Click Install Now. Once

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How to translate a WordPress site using GTranslate

In this article, you will learn how to translate a WordPress site using GTranslate WordPress plugin. The GTranslate WordPress plugin can provide your website with over 100 automatic translations as it uses the Google Translate service. How to install the GTranslate WordPress Plugin To install the GTranslate WordPress plugin, follow these steps: Log in to your WordPress site. In the left-hand menu, hover over plugins then click Add New. On the plugins page search for GTranslate located in the top right. Click Install Now. Click Activate once it has finished installing. The plugin has been installed successfully. How to set

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How to migrate an existing WordPress site

In this article, you will learn how to migrate an existing WordPress site using a plugin called All-in-One WP Migration. All-in-one WP Migration exports your whole WordPress site including the database, media files, plugins and themes with no technical knowledge required. Installing the plugin on your WordPress site Log in to your WordPress dashboard. Hover over plugins then click add new. In the search bar type all-in-one WP Migration. Press Install Now. Press Activate. The plugin has now been installed. How to export your WordPress site using All-in-One WP Migration In the left-hand menu hover over All-in-One WP Migration then

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How to control the WordPress heartbeat

In this article, you will learn what the WordPress heartbeat is and how to control the number of times it talks to the server. This will improve server response time. What is the WordPress heartbeat? The WordPress heartbeat allows WordPress to send updates to your server, It is used to save drafts, schedule posts and lock posts that others are working on. This seems useful however it can drastically increase server usage making your website feel slow. Users usually find that e-commerce sites are affected the most due to the number of calls the heartbeat has to make. Installing a

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How to change a WordPress theme manually

In this article, you will learn how to change a WordPress theme manually. This is useful if you’re unable to access your WordPress administrator dashboard or have the dreaded white screen error. If you have access to your WordPress dashboard we would suggest you do this through the interface as this is a slightly longer process Obtaining your theme To change your current WordPress theme you first need to download one. You can do this by downloading the theme via the WordPress theme library then clicking download on the theme you’d like to use. Themes can also be downloaded elsewhere

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How to change the number of search results in WordPress

In this article, you will learn how to change the number of search results WordPress displays upon a blog page search. We will change this using your cPanel account as people have the theme editor disabled for security reasons. How to change the number of search results in WordPress using cPanel To change the number of search results displayed follow these steps: Log in to your cPanel account. Search for file manager then click it. Open your WordPress installation (usually public_html) then navigate to the following wp-content/themes/[your current theme]. Find the functions.php, right-click, edit. Paste the following code at the

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How to fix the scheduled maintenance error in WordPress

In this article, you will learn how to fix the scheduled maintenance error in WordPress. This happens when WordPress goes into maintenance mode as its updating its software, It stops you from accessing your website temporally so it can successfully complete the update. Sometimes a WordPress update may fail if it has been interrupted and you will see the following message permanently “Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance. Check back in a minute.” How to fix the scheduled maintenance error To fix the scheduled maintenance error follow these steps: Log in to your cPanel account. Search for file manager then click

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How to find your WordPress Version

In this article, you will learn how to find the current version of your WordPress installation. You can find this via the WordPress dashboard or by checking the version.php file in cPanel. If you’re unable to find the version in your WordPress dashboard this may be due to a plugin hiding it for security. WordPress Dashboard The fastest way to find your WordPress installation version is by following these steps: Log in to your WordPress admin area. Click WordPress dashboard in the left menu. Scroll to the bottom of the page. Your WordPress version will be located on the bottom

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How to fix blank pages in WordPress

In this article, you will learn how to fix blank pages in WordPress. This can happen when a plugin or theme has been updated and it breaks a page, login area, or the entire WordPress site. The most common issue is usually a plugin that is causing it. How to find the issue To find the issue we need to disable all plugins and themes then activate them manually so we know the exact issue, We will be doing this through cPanel as most users find they’re unable to access the WordPress dashboard. If you’re able to login to the

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How to reset a WordPress administrator password

In this article, you will learn how to reset the WordPress administrator password. We will show you three different methods on how to do this in case the other methods are unavailable for you. How to reset the administrator password in WP Admin If you have access to your WordPress admin login you can request a password reset to your email address by following these steps: Go to your WordPress login (https://domain.co.uk/wp-admin.php) Click forgot password Enter your administrator email address Press get new password A password reset will be sent to your email How to reset the administrator password in

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How to disable WordPress plugins

In this article, you will learn how to disable WordPress plugins individually or in bulk. WordPress offers huge amounts of plugins you can use on your website to make it run the way you would like. However, sometimes plugins can conflict with one and another and cause issues so here’s how to disable them. Disabling individual plugins You can easily enable and disable individual plugins from the WordPress interface. To do this, follow these steps: Log in to WordPress as the administrator. In the left-hand pane, click Plugins. Locate the plugin you want to disable, and then click Deactivate. To re-enable the

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How to enable automatic updates for WordPress plugins

In this article, you will learn how to enable automatic updates for your WordPress plugins. By enabling automatic updates it ensures that your WordPress site is up to date which will help security through bug fixes and improvements. How to enable automatic updates for WordPress plugins To enable automatic updates please follow these steps: Log in to your WordPress dashboard (administrator). On the left sidebar, hover over Plugins then select Installed Plugins. In the Plugins dashboard, you should see a column called Automatic Updates. Find the plugin you would like to auto-update and select enable auto-updates. If you have a

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How To Change WordPress Permalink Structure

How To Change WordPress Permalink Structure By default, WordPress uses the following URL format to display a site’s pages and posts: http://www.example.com/?p=21 This URL is known as a “permalink” because it is the permanent link to the post or page. WordPress uses the Post ID numbers to make the URL. The reason why people change this structure is so the URL is easily readable. HOW TO CONFIGURE THE PERMALINK STRUCTURE Log in to WordPress as the administrator. On the left-hand side, click Settings, then click Permalinks. Under Common, Settings select the permalink structure you require and your URL will be automatically

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How To 1-Click Install WordPress With Softaculous

  Log-in to your C-Panel through your link we’ve sent you or you can click “log in to c-panel” on the side menu from your Client Portal 2. From C-Panel type in the search bar “soft” and click the WordPress script. 3. Press Install Now. In the Choose Domain list box, select the domain that you have created.Make sure you have selected HTTPS in the protocol Leave the In Directory text box blank. In the Site Name box, type the site name. In the Site Description box, type the site description. In the Admin Username text box, type the administrator username.

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How To Install WordPress Manually In C-Panel [2020]

How To Install WordPress Manually In C-Panel Creating A MySQL Database Using The Wizard Log in to the client area Click Services Select the service you require. We will be using our Hosting In the side menu, Click Login To C-Panel Search for MySQL in the C-panel search bar Click on the MySQL Database Wizard as this will be the easiest way to set up the database with user accounts Type in your desired Database name make sure you write it down as we’ll need this later. Type in a username and password make sure you write it down as

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How To Change Your WordPress URL In PHPMyAdmin

How To Change Your WordPress URL In PHPMyAdmin Log in to cPanel directly or use the shortcut in Client Portal Search for PHPMyAdmin and click on the application Find the database you wish to change the URL and press the plus icon next to it. On the left-hand side find _Options (we’ve underlined it) then click on it Double click on the URL links that are named siteurl and home to change it as required. This could be changing http:// to https:// or the other way around if you don’t have an SSL Certificate installed Press enter/return and it will

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How To Login To WordPress

How To Login To WordPress Default WordPress Login To log into your administrative side of WordPress by default the login is usually set like one of these URLs: https://example.com/wp-admin https://example.com/wp-login.php On the WordPress login page, enter your admin username and password. Select remember me if you would like to stay signed in for 7 days Press the Login button   Softaculous WordPress Login (1-Click Login) If WordPress was installed with Softaculous, Softaculous offers a convenient way to log in without using the WordPress password. Follow these instructions to log in via Softaculous. Log in to cPanel. Type in the search

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How To Install A WordPress Theme

How To Install A WordPress Theme To install and activate a new WordPress theme using the WordPress administration interface, follow these steps: Log in to WordPress as the administrator. (https://example.com/wp-admin) On the left-sidebar select appearance then themes Click Add New. There are two options you have for selecting your new theme. You can either search the available themes on WordPress then click activate. The other option is to upload a theme you have downloaded in a .ZIP file. To upload this file press the upload theme box Click choose file. This will open a dialogue box where you need to

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How To Update Your WordPress Site

How To Update Your WordPress Site You should update WordPress when there is an update as it helps with security on your website, Which makes it harder for people to gain unwanted access. Here is how you update your WordPress plugins Log in to WordPress as the administrator. On the left sidebar, click Updates. The number next to updates is how many is available for an update. If you have a WordPress update it will appear next to the “Re-Install Now” Button. If you’re wanting to update your plugins, select the box next to “Select all” Press update plugins when

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How To Change A WordPress Username In C-Panel

How To Change A WordPress Username in C-Panel Log in to cPanel through your assigned link, or through your client portal. In the search bar type phpMyAdmin. Click phpMyAdmin under databases On the left-hand side, click the plus icon next to your WordPress database and find the correct database. If you have multiple WordPress installs you can find the database name in your wp-config.php file. Find the WordPress users database and click it Double click on the user_login and type in the username you’d like to change it too then press enter. You can also do it by clicking the edit

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How To Make WordPress Empty Trash After A Number Of Days

How To Make WordPress Empty Trash After A Number Of Days Log in to cPanel. Click File Manager in Quick Shortcuts Double click public_html Locate the file wp-config.php, Right Click, and press edit. Press Edit again Add the following line where we have written paste here define( ‘EMPTY_TRASH_DAYS’, 5 ); Change the number “5” to how many days you’d like WordPress to empty the trash Click Save Changes.                                                  Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Youtube |

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How To Delete WordPress Comments

How To Delete WordPress Comments Log in to WordPress as the administrator. Usually by typing your URL https://example.com/wp-admin Under Dashboard, click Comments. If you hover over the comment you can then press Trash which will delete the comment. If you want to bulk delete comments, you can press the box next to Author. Then click the dropdown menu, Move to trash. Press Apply                                                  Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Youtube | Vimeo | Blog | Knowledge

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How To Change WordPress Auto-Save Interval In C-Panel

How To Change WordPress Auto-Save Interval In C-Panel Log in to cPanel through your assigned link, or through your client portal. Click on the file manager   Double click public_html Locate the file wp-config.php, Right Click and press edit. Press Edit again   Add the following line where we have written paste here define( ‘AUTOSAVE_INTERVAL’, 60 ); Change the number “60” to how many seconds you’d like WordPress to auto-save drafts. Click Save Changes.     Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Youtube | Vimeo | Blog | Knowledge Base

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How To Change WordPress Date And Time Settings

How To Change WordPress Date And Time Settings   By default, WordPress displays dates in the format June 30, 2020, and times in the format 2:42 pm. Additionally, WordPress uses UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, or GMT) to determine the time to display. However, you can customize all of these WordPress dates and time settings for your own site.   To do this, follow these steps: Log in to WordPress as the administrator. Under Dashboard, click Settings, and then click General. Scroll down to the Timezone list and select the time zone you want WordPress to use. Under Date Format, select

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How To Install Google Site Kit With WordPress

How To Install Google Site Kit With WordPress What is Google Site Kit? Google site kit is one plugin that has the following tools: Search Console: Understands how Google Search discovers and displays your pages in Google Search. Analytics: See how users navigate your site. AdSense: Keep track of how much your site is earning you. PageSpeed Insights: See how fast your pages are. Tag Manager: Use Site Kit to easily set up Tag Manager Optimize: Use Site Kit to easily set up optimization. The easiest way to install the Google Site kit is by installing the plugin through WordPress. You can do this by

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How To Create A Subdomain In C-Panel

How To Create A Subdomain In C-Panel Log in to cPanel or access C-Panel through logging in through your client area. Click on Services square Click on your selected hosting plan On the left, Under Actions. Click Login to C-Panel Type in the search box sub or subdomains and click the shortcut. Under Create a Subdomain, type in the name of the subdomain you want to add. We used test as an example. cPanel will automatically fill in the document root path. Click Create. cPanel creates a subdomain. You can now install WordPress using our 1 click installer or manually

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How To Enable HTTPS In WordPress

How To Enable HTTPS In WordPress Log in to WordPress as the administrator, Your URL may look something like this http://example.com/wp-admin On the left-hand menu, click Settings, and then click General. In the WordPress Address (URL) box, replace the current URL with the secure URL. *This is usually adding HTTPS instead of HTTP. In the Site Address (URL) box, replace the current URL with the secure URL. *This is usually adding HTTPS instead of HTTP. Click Save Changes.   If this didn’t work we have a more advanced tutorial on how to force HTTP or HTTPS through .htaccess and WP-Config

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Adding Or Changing A WordPress Logo

Adding Or Changing A WordPress Logo Log in to the WordPress administration page. In the left sidebar, hover over Appearance to expand the menu. then click customise   On the left sidebar, Click Site Identity   On the left sidebar, Click Select logo To upload the logo, click the Upload Files tab in the top, left corner then press select files. If you have already uploaded your logo click on media library and select it from there, You can rename the title on the right-hand side and add alt text if required make sure your logo is selected then press

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How To Install WooCommerce For WordPress

How To Install WooCommerce For WordPress Installing WooCommerce plugin Log in to your WordPress site as the administrator. This is usually https://example.com/wp-admin In the left-hand, click Plugins. Click Add New. In the Search text box, type woocommerce, and then press enter Click install now then activate once the plugin has finished installing.                                                Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Youtube | Vimeo | Blog | Knowledge Base

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How To Setup PayPal To Receive Payments On WooCommerce

if you haven’t installed the WooCommerce plugin click this article Log in to your WordPress site as the administrator. In the left-hand sidebar, click WooCommerce, followed by Settings. Click the Payments tab. Then click Set-Up or Manage Select Enable PayPal Standard Enter the title you wish for people to see at checkout. We Recommend Paypal as the title. Enter your description – Let people know they can pay via secure PayPal Enter the PayPal email you wish to receive the payments on. If you’re wanting to issue refunds you’ll need to create an API key which can be done through this

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How To Install Google XML Sitemap Plugin On WordPress

How To Install Google XML Sitemap Plugin On WordPress   Log in to your WordPress site as the administrator. In the left-hand pane, click Plugins. Click Add New. In the Search box, type google XML sitemaps. Click Install Now. Click activate once the plugin has finished installing.                                                Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Youtube | Vimeo | Blog | Knowledge Base  

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How To Install And Configure The UpdraftPlus Plugin

How To Install And Configure The UpdraftPlus Plugin Installing The UpdraftPlus Plugin To install the UpdraftPlus plugin, follow these steps: Log in to your WordPress site as the administrator. In the left-hand sidebar, click Plugins. Then Add New Type in the search box, Updraft and click Install now Press Activate once it has finished installing. Configuring The UpdraftPlus Plugin After you have installed Updraft head over to Plugins then installed Plugins   Find UpdraftPlus and press on settings. If you have just installed Updraft you should get the “press here to start” notification. Click the settings tab Select how often

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