Sometimes when upgrading WordPress via its admin panel, WordPress will ask for FTP account. Follow these steps to upgrade WordPress without requiring FTP account: 1. Edit wp-config.php and add the following line: define(‘FS_METHOD’,’direct’); 2. Save wp-config.php and upload the file to the web server.
There are many web sites offering search engines submission services free of charge. These sites provide auto and manual submissions of your URL to the leading, highest-rated search engines and directories for free. The list of sites I tried before: Submit Express – submits to over 70 top search engines and directories. AddME – submits […]
I upgraded my site to the latest WordPress 3.2.1. When I browsed to the site for the first time after upgraded it, the screen displayed an error message indicating that WordPress 3.2.1 required 5.2.4 or above to work. If you are have the standard PHP 5.1.x in CentOS 5.x and trying to upgrade your system […]
Tcpdump is a very useful Linux/Unix command-line packet analyzer. Here’s an example of the tcpdump command that writes the output to a file. tcpdump -s 0 -vv -w /var/log/log_file.pcap The tcpdump man page is available at the tcpdump official web site.
This is a handy command line that will check, auto repair and optimize all tables in all MySQL databases. mysqlcheck -u root -p –check –auto-repair –optimize –all-databases
When you have been using FireFox for a long period of time, you will notice it slows down considerably. It will take longer time to load during start up. The problem is mostly due to fragmentation of its SQLITE database. SpeedyFox is a free software that will defrag and optimize the FireFox database. Click here […]
Hushmail provides secure free email address for everyone. It allows you to send and receive confidential email between you and the intended recipients by encrypting the email message, so that you won’t need to worry about your email being intercepted and view by any person. Every secure free Hushmail account include these features: Spam filtering […]
PuTTY is a free Telnet and SSH client for Win32 and Unix platforms. It lacks the tabbing feature, which is one of the most important missing feature of PuTTY that many users are complaining. When you create multiple PuTTY connection instances, each instance will be opened in a separate window. PuTTY Connection Manager is a […]
Agent Ransack is a free Windows tool for finding files and content of files on your hard drive fast and efficiently. Agent Ransack displays the results of the text it finds when searching the contents of files so that you can quickly browse the results within the program without having to open each file separately. […]
This site was upgraded to WordPress 2.7.1 without any problem. It took me about 15 minutes to complete the entire upgrade process, which included downloading the latest source file and backup the existing files. I noticed the admin layout was different from the previous version 2.6 that I had. It took me a while to […]