Tag: linux

WPEngine, Kinsta, or Cloudways – Which host is best?

Note:  I have websites hosted at WPEngine, Kinsta, AND Cloudways. Links to these hosts are affiliate links because I believe all these options are quality hosting companies. The Players First off, all hosts being compared here do managed hosting.  This

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Load SSH key at startup for Mac OS X

If your ssh key is not adding and you continuously have to keep doing ssh-add -l ~/.ssh/mykey then do the following to add it to your keychain: ssh-add -K ~/.ssh/mykey   source: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1909651/svnssh-not-having-to-do-ssh-add-every-time-mac-os keywords: mac osx ssh-add all the time  

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WordPress Cron

A great way to take more control of your wp-cron and also slightly speed up wordpress is to disable cron and scheduled a cron job on your server to run wp-cron.php.  You just need a server that supports cron jobs.

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Hardening WordPress

I’ll be updating this post as I find more and better explanations to hardening wordpress.  The more secure, the better.  Some things to keep in mind when you are trying to secure your wordpress installation. Be careful when saying a

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MAMP – MySQL can’t connect after OS X Crash

Problem I had my macbook open, it went to sleep and I couldn’t wake it up.  After holding down the powerbutton for over 10 seconds, it turned on.  Everything was fine until I tried to open the MAMP home page.

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How to Remove CVS folders recursively in Terminal

In mac os x terminal (linux) you can navigate to the desired directory and run the following command to remove any specific file or folder. find . -name CVS -exec rm -rf {} \; Basically a “find” command can be

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MAMP optimizations

“Optimizations” in the sense that you’ll have to do less work.  This website gives some great tips on saving you some time using MAMP. http://www.sitepen.com/blog/2008/05/16/supercharge-mamp/ This site below actually helped me with the silent MAMP startup.  Read the comments on

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Useful Linux Commands

I recently had to move a server and needed to set up another server. I’m a linux newbie so I needed to look up a lot of things. Below are some of the more common commands that I needed: (replace

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Mac OS X Linux Stuff

Locations and commands on the Mac OS X vs any other Linux/Unix system are different.  Below are some of the locations and commands I ran across in setting up my macbook as a webserver. apache2 is located in /etc/apache2/ Along

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Setting up a Cron Job on GoDaddy

Set up GoDaddy Cron Job Log Into your GoDaddy.com account. Choose “My Hosting Account” from the “Hosting & Servers” menu on the top navigation bar. In the Hosting Account list, click the Open link beside the account you want to

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