Month: November 2021

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How to Increase the Upload Size of Your Local MAMP Web Server

There are many tools that enable you to set up local development environments for creating and testing WordPress websites. MAMP is one of them, and it’s remarkably easy to use. However, if you want to get the most out of it, you’ll need to increase its default upload size. Since WordPress is built on PHP,

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How to Fix the “Sorry, You Are Not Allowed to Access This Page” Error in WordPress

There are few situations more alarming than being locked out of your own WordPress admin dashboard. If you’ve encountered a message reading “Sorry, you are not allowed to access this page” when trying to log in, you know the feeling first hand. Fortunately, there are several solutions at your disposal for troubleshooting this error. With

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How to Update the PHP Version of Your WordPress Site (Why You Should)

All Kinsta clients can easily update and or change PHP versions for each WordPress site individually within the MyKinsta dashboard. Currently, we support PHP 7.4 and 8.0 for sites hosted on Kinsta. We highly recommend PHP 7.4, or the latest version 8.0, as it’s much faster, resource-friendly, and more secure than its predecessors. In fact,

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What Is TTL (And How Do You Choose the Right One)?

When users visit your website, you want them to receive the most up-to-date information. However, you also need your site to load quickly. Otherwise, you risk a bounce, where the user gives up and leaves your site quickly. Fortunately, you can find a balance by adjusting your website’s Time to Live (TTL). You can use

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How to Flush DNS Cache (Windows, Mac, Chrome)

Troubleshooting your website can be an intimidating responsibility. When it comes to tasks like flushing your Domain Name Server (DNS) cache, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and confused before you’re even started. Fortunately, you can perform this particular duty quickly and easily, even with little to no technical experience. In two short steps, your DNS

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How To Create and Manage a MySQL User (4 Key Processes)

When you install the MySQL database service, it creates a root account automatically. You can use it to perform any action and access any data. This can be a security nightmare! To keep your site safe, it’s wise to set up additional accounts that don’t have these elevated privileges. Fortunately, there are multiple ways to

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How To Edit the Hosts File in Windows 10

The Domain Name System (DNS) is the key to locating a website on the Internet. With so much at stake, making changes to your DNS records can be a nerve-wracking experience. Fortunately, there is a way to test DNS-related changes without editing your live records. By modifying your local hosts file, you can preview how

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Your Guide to the 10 Best Business Books of All Time

For some people, the process of learning ends with the school. But if you want to continue to grow and better yourself, having a consistent reading habit can help you keep your mind sharp and develop the skills you need to make your next move. Try a free demo Let’s dive right in! How Reading

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How to Scan WordPress for Malware in 4 Easy Steps

There are around 90,000 attacks targeting WordPress sites every minute. Malware attacks are nothing to joke about. If you don’t manage your cybersecurity properly, it could put your site and business at risk. Try a free demo However, malicious activity doesn’t have to be something to fear. Scanning WordPress for malware can help you identify

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How to Become a Freelance Technical Writer (6 Key Steps)

Companies are increasingly looking for people that can transform complex conceptual ideas into straightforward content for customers and stakeholders. If you have a technical background but are looking for a more flexible career option, freelance technical writing might be excellent. Try a free demo By learning how to become a freelance technical writer, you can