If you have done any web development or website maintenance work, then you must have come across the .htaccess file at some point. This is an important file for many reasons and this guide will provide an overview of what the .htaccess file is, what you can do with it, how to create it, and options available to you for editing it on your WordPress website.
WordPress is by far the most popular content management system in the world. So, naturally, I love it and have quite a bit to say about it. My WordPress posts may be slightly biased towards code hacks (as opposed to simpler configuration tweaks), but well, I'm a software guy... So, no apologies.
Trying to change your WordPress admin email but not receiving the confirmation email needed to verify the change? No worries. I had the same problem but found a quick workaround. It doesn’t require messing with your database or phpMyAdmin either.
Locked out of your WordPress website? No worries. This article explains how a server administrator can either force reset a user’s WordPress password or create a new WordPress admin user with a brand new password. Database and FTP methods are described.
This WordPress Password Hash Generator uses the official WordPress hashing function wp_hash_password() behind the scenes. With this tool, you can convert a password to its hash code (or hash sum or checksum), which can then be used to set a new password directly in the WordPress MySQL database.
This code sample is for developers who use Yoast SEO plugin on their blog and want to publish a post using PHP code. It’s a quick copy and paste method to update Yoast SEO fields.
WordPress provides a private feature that allows you to hide specific posts and pages from the public. Private posts and pages are only visible to the site administrator(s) and other editors. What if you wanted to make only parts of a post hidden? Let’s say you added notes within a post that you want to be visible in the back end text editor but hidden from readers of the article. This article describes two SEO friendly ways you can do this.