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Domain name redirect: What is a stealth pointer?

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Move your Website to a New Hosting Server

Six steps: Moving a WordPress site: Zero down time —-> Point the old site to the new database on the new server: Moving WordPress Multisite Multisite is far more complicated to move, as the database itself has multiple references to the server name as well as the folder locations. The best way to […]

How to Make A Painless Move to a New Web Host

The default directories in your newly created domain or subdomain space, and what to do with them?

Here are some of the directories that are automatically created: The logs directory It contains directories for each site with transfer logs enabled. Each such directory contains its own set of log files that are required to write and read the data about all visits to your sites. Deleting the Logs directory will cause the […]

FTP problem: can’t see or download more than 1998 files in a single directory

Problem: My directory on the hosting server contains more than 3000 files, and I tried to download the whole content via an FTP program (I use Cyberduck and Filezilla). But I can only see 1998 files, what’s going on? Answer: 05-04-08 05:57 PM – Post#77222 In response to sb1963 Just as you can run different FTP […]

Enable SSH on my Dreamhost account.

SSH, or Secure SHell, is a secure alternative to telnet. SSH can be used to securely copy files, access CVS, cron jobs and other DreamHost services via standard unix command line also known as shell. All SSH traffic travels over a secured connection rather than in the plain text like in telnet. It is strongly […]

How to create a custom PHP.ini for my Dreamhost hosting account?

Question: How do I create a custom PHP.ini for my Dreamhost hosting account? I need to modify the maximum upload file size allowed. Answer:Here are the steps to create a custom php.ini for a Single domain: First of all, make sure you are able to log into SSH on your Dreamhost account (see detailed instruction […]

Unable to upload files larger than 2MB to Media Library in self-hosted WordPress blog!

Problem:I can’t upload any files that are larger than 2MB to the Media Library of my self-hosted WordPress blog. What’s going on? I have a hosting account with Dreamhost.Answer:The upload limits are enforced by the hosting provider’s PHP / webserver configuration and not by WordPress blog. Solution 1:The hosting provider’s administrator can change the upload_max_filesize […]