In a previous article I described how to zip and backup your website files using the LINUX server ssh command line, this time I’ll explain how to unzip and restore website files using the LINUX command line. The process is really quite simple and is achieved in just 2 main steps. Locate the backup archive […]
Shortly after receiving my Elephone P8000 smartphone, I left it to charge overnight and woke up to find that the screen was flashing and flickering like a lighthouse. After a trying to remedy the problem by switching the phone off and on to no avail, I did a bit of googling to find that this […]
See how to output MySQL results to a file. I wanted to create a file listing table fields as output by Desc and found a number of methods.
This article describes how to output data group size counts in MySQL. I was required to carry this out when I needed to see how many items belonged to each group within a large set of data. The data I was looking at was UK company registration data and I wanted to see the number […]
WordPress is the simplest way to get a website up and running. Follow this quick-start guide to get going with the essential WP tools for your site
How to backup your website files using ssh. Avoid losing hours of work through website files getting trashed by hackers, server failure or user screw up. Here’s how to back up your site to a safe place.
Sub themes or child themes are an important concept in web site development on any platform which uses themes or templates to define the overall look and feel of a site. A theme is a template website created by a skilled web developer who put together the structure, features and stlying of a site. The […]
A Drupal Essentials guide to help you choose the best set of modules and configs you need to help you kick start your new Drupal website.
If you’ve ever needed to move a website from one folder to another, within the same server and perhaps across sub-domains, then it is very likely that you’ve had to migrate the database as part of the process. Most tutorials on the web will tell you that to migrate a database from a to b, […]
If you’ve set up a website using a content management system like WordPress, Drupal, MODX or Joomla or have built a site from scratch you’ll probably want to update some of the features or functionality of the site from time to time. You may want to try out a new plugin or include a new […]