This is for any CMS, but I needed to add an automatic backup when I migrated a site to WordPress. Most folks use a plugin, but I’m old-school and like to use cron. You need to know some Unix to implement this.
Several years ago, I wrote posts about this, and it’s still relevant. Sites still get hacked and still have shells installed onto them, and they are still shrouded the same way. Here are a couple ways to decode them. Continue reading Decoding PHP Hack Scripts and Root Shells
January 9, 1998: Google’s filed for its PageRank patent on that day. Continue reading When Does the PageRank Patent Expire? January 9, 2018
I have been managing a site with multisite and domain mapping, without the traditional plugin. Domain mapping is when you allow a multsite website like mysite.example.com to be used as the website for a different domain, like mysite.com.
The biggest problem I had was getting the admin login working on a mapped domain. This good tutoral explains how to fix that problem. Continue reading WordPress’ COOKIE_DOMAIN and Multisite with Domain Mapping
I have a tiny site, sign-in-sheet.com, that was an experiment to see if ads can pay; they can, but it’s a tiny site, with tiny revenues. Continue reading Some Notes on Site Migration to WordPress