Category Archives: Domains

How To Set WordPress To Get Automatically Updated ?

Never Have To Click Update Button Again! Now WordPress itself can get automatically updated with all your themes and plugins.

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Fix Broken Links, Redirections And Missing Images Of Your WordPress Site

Learn fixing up your WordPress site’s broken (dead) links, missing images, redirects.
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Websites That Provides Free Resources For Web Designers

There are many websites that provides free resources and web-tools to web designer that can be reused and are completely free of cost.
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How To Keep Log Of WordPress PHP And Database Errors ?

Keeping Error Logs is helpful to know about invalid database queries and file requests of your website. You can easily enable error logging in WordPress either by plugin or by hack. 

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How To Restrict Other Servers From Accessing Your Files ?

If your site stores popular image files then for reducing bandwidth usage you can use this Apache hack for denying servers to access your files. Open your sites .htaccess file for editing and add the following code:

<FilesMatch “.(gif|jpe?g)$”>
SetEnvIf Referer “^http://([^/]*.)?mydomain.com/” request_ok = 1
Order Allow, Deny
Allow from env=request_ok
</FilesMatch>

This restricts other domains form accessing all GIF or JPG files in  your website.

Best Free FTP Client For Mozilla Firefox

If you use Mozilla Firefox then FireFTP is a free, secure, cross-platform FTP/SFTP client available for you. It provides easy and intuitive access to FTP/SFTP servers.

Features:

  1. Directory comparison
  2. SFTP, SSL encryption
  3. Quick transfer of files
  4. 4GB Download Limit
  5. Syncing directories
  6. Integrity checks
  7. Search/filtering
  8. Remote editing
  9. File hashing
  10. Drag & drop

Home page: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/684

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Difference Between Permanent And Temporary Redirects

301 redirect is a permanent redirect whereas 302 is a temporary redirect. Permanent redirects tell search engines that old URL is out so that they can pull this new URL in it’s place. 301 is used when you want to preserve the page index and keep the page rank.

Protecting Your WordPress Admin From Hacks

You may use this trick for adding an additional layer of security on your WordPress site so that your site don’t get compromised and hacked:

  1. Open your cPanel.
  2. From Security section click Password Protect Directories.
  3. Now on the Pop Up. Select root then from your WordPress installation select wp-admin.
  4. Check Password protect this directory.
  5. Create a user for that directory; there is an option below the check box. That’s it..

Now anytime you visit wp-admin directory you should notice an authentication box asking you for the username and password for authentication.

Sometimes it may show some errors depending on how your server is configured. Don’t worry, just ask me here about the problem(if you face one).

Restricting Image Upload Size and Upload Time Using PHP

How to Limit File Upload Size using PHP ?

For reducing high bandwidth usage network admins can limit file size  to be uploaded  on server by other users. Following script limits file size a user can upload:

<?php
if ($_FILES[“file”][“size”] < 25000)) // Max File Size: 25KB
{
echo “File size exceeds maximum.”;
}
?>

How to Limit File Upload Time Using PHP ?

Other trick for network admins for reducing high bandwidth usage is to limit file upload time. For this you may edit server’s php.ini file or you can set upload time in your site:

ini_set(‘max_input_time’, 300);

WordPres Spam Words And Moderation

Here are words widely used in spam comments. Adding them to your moderation list protects your site from spam trackback and comments. Just copy-paste this list in your wp-admin/options-discussions.php  (if using WordPress)

What is Moderation ? WordPress Comment moderation allows you to prevent comments to appear on your webiste before your approval. It can be useful for addressing Spam Comment.

How Moderation Works ? A new comment goes through many WordPress tests before appearing below your post. If comment fails one of the test conducted by WordPress then it goes to spam list, where you can approve or trash that particular comment. That’s how comment moderation works.

Akismet is a better option available for WordPress users for blocking Spam Comments.

Following is spam word list (released by WordPress) to add in your WordPress wp-admin/options-discussions.php

-online
4u
adipex
advicer
baccarrat
blackjack
bllogspot
booker
byob
car-rental-e-site
car-rentals-e-site
carisoprodol
casino
casinos
chatroom
cialis
coolcoolhu
coolhu
credit-card-debt
credit-report-4u
cwas
cyclen
cyclobenzaprine
dating-e-site
day-trading
debt-consolidation
debt-consolidation-consultant
discreetordering
duty-free
dutyfree
equityloans
fioricet
flowers-leading-site
freenet-shopping
freenet
gambling-
hair-loss
health-insurancedeals-4u
homeequityloans
homefinance
holdem
holdempoker
holdemsoftware
holdemtexasturbowilson
hotel-dealse-site
hotele-site
hotelse-site
incest
insurance-quotesdeals-4u
insurancedeals-4u
jrcreations
levitra
macinstruct
mortgage-4-u
mortgagequotes
online-gambling
onlinegambling-4u
ottawavalleyag
ownsthis
palm-texas-holdem-game
paxil
penis
pharmacy
phentermine
poker-chip
poze
pussy
rental-car-e-site
ringtones
roulette
shemale
shoes
slot-machine
texas-holdem
thorcarlson
top-site
top-e-site
tramadol
trim-spa
ultram
valeofglamorganconservatives
viagra
vioxx
xanax
zolus

Display Popular Posts In Your WordPress Blog’s Sidebar Without Using Any Plugin

You can highlight most popular content of your WordPress site in your sidebar. Copy-Paste the following code in your theme’s sidebar.php file:

<h2>Popular Posts</h2>
<ul>
<?php $result = $wpdb->get_results(“SELECT comment_count,ID,post_title
FROM $wpdb->posts ORDER BY comment_count DESC LIMIT 0 , 5″);
foreach ($result as $post) {
setup_postdata($post);
$postid = $post->ID;
$title = $post->post_title;
$commentcount = $post->comment_count;
if ($commentcount != 0) { ?>
<li><a href=”<?php echo get_permalink($postid); ?>” title=”<?php echo
$title ?>”>
<?php echo $title ?></a> {<?php echo $commentcount ?>}</li>
<?php } } ?>
</ul>

It displays most popular posts on your site’s sidebar.

For changing the number of posts to display in your sidebar:

Look-up for this line in the above code block: FROM $wpdb->posts ORDER BY comment_count DESC LIMIT 0 , 5″); and Replace 5 with the number of posts you like to display.

Easiest Way for Displaying both Popular and Unpopular Posts in your Sidebar:

Now easiest way to do this (display popular posts) and many other similar things like displaying both popular and unpopular posts, knowing the number of post hits is to use Most and Least Read Posts Widget Plugin

Download from the link, activate it and start using it by placing its widgets in your sidebar. It gives you two different widgets one shows most read posts and the other shows least read posts and also it counts your post hits both on sidebar and in your dashboard All Posts list.

Hide Post Images Without Removing Thumbnail Image In Category Archive

Given code hides post images but keeps thumbnail image in Category archive and homepage. Add following code block in your theme’s function.php:

function wpi_image_content_filter($content){

if (is_home() || is_front_page() || is_category()){
$content = preg_replace(“/<img[^>]+>/i”, “”, $content);
}

return $content;
}
add_filter(‘the_content’,’wpi_image_content_filter’,11);