Articles of server

Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension which is required by WordPress

After I upload my website on server, I got that message .. I searched on Internet and I found on WordPress community this link , I followed the installation steps, the error message gone, but I got white screen !

Server specification

I’d like to know server specifications for wordpress portal, knowing provided below data: For user with accounts Number of accounts 40k + 1000 per year Number of user in peek hour – 16000 avarage requests per session – 350 think time – 7s For anonim users Users daily – 6k – 8k user in peek […]

Plugins & backup not working correctly on new Digital Ocean server

So I just fired up a new Digital Ocean droplet running Ubuntu 15.10×64 and I’m setting up a WordPress environment. I am setting it up from scratch without a WordPress image. I followed a lot of the tutorials on Digital Ocean to get setup, and the site is running pretty well. I did not setup […]

Two live WP websites – how to sync?

I need to have two websites in different servers, because of really slow page load times from China. So we are planning to take server from China and clone/sync website. I’m not familiar of syncing live websites. What kind of solutions is available for this? What are the drawbacks and problems on this? What must […]

Add post overwriting permalink from previous post in 4.6

Since updating to 4.6, I’ve noticed that if I add a second post shortly after the first, I’m overwriting the first post. The editor is blank, but permalink is the pre-existing post. I simply have no idea if this is a database issue, server issue, or what. I’ve turned off W3TC caching and it doesn’t […]

WordPress page not taking precedence over server directory

On my wordpress site, I have a page mysite.com/download. On the same server I have a directory named download, where I store files which I need to provide on download page. So the problem is that when someone tries to access mysite.com/download, he’s taken to the directory instead of the page. I have turned off […]

Do I need a backup plugin if I'm already backing up via cPanel?

Do I need to bother using a database/file backup plugin if I’m already backing up my entire site using cPanel (WHM)? Is there a disadvantage either way or are two different tasks at play?

External cron job firing too many times

WordPress’ cron jobs seemed to cause some issues on our server, so I added this to the bottom of our wp-config.php: define(‘DISABLE_WP_CRON’, ‘true’); And added this using ‘crontab -e’: */15 * * * * /usr/bin/php /path/to/wordpress/wp-cron.php > /var/log/cronoutput.log If I’m not wrong, the above will have our server execute the WordPress cron jobs every 15 […]

WordPress Site Running Extremely Slow on Dedicated Server

I have a wordpress site (link here) which runs the WooCommerce and WooZone Amazon Affiliates plugins. I have been working to optimise this site and get it running as quick as possible. Unfortunately, despite my efforts, it seems that every page takes at least 7 plus seconds to load. I have utilised several plugins to […]

database optimization and server errors

I’ve a self hosted wordpress blog. The server showing internal (500) server error and usually the system admins ask me to optimize my database. The database is relatively small in size and fits in few MBs. The error usually displaying is Fast CGI process. The usual reply from admins are as below As we have […]