WP-Cron is how WordPress handles time-based job scheduling on sites. Sort of like the Linux cron utility. But WP-Cron could be very resource intensive since it executes on every page load. I share some insights/solutions to the problem in this post.
On WordPress blogs with one author, the author archive link is often useless because it generally displays a roll up of articles similar to what is already on the homepage. This article discusses various options for changing the author archive link.
If you do any volume of work with PuTTY, you would have encountered its default and annoying timeouts which continuously force you to re-login multiple times. This article explains a simple setting to ensure your PuTTY sessions NEVER time out again.
When an image is uploaded to WordPress, its title is auto-populated based on filename. But WordPress does NOT set the image Alt Text or other fields. For image-heavy sites, this implies repetitive manual effort. Read to learn how to automate this.
This is a follow-up to my in-depth article on Port Forwarding (which is often needed for RDP). In addition to discussing Windows Remote Desktop setup, TeamViewer is explained as a versatile, cross-platform option for remote controlling your computer.
I like to have full remote access to my main computer from anywhere (even when I’m on a train and only have my phone on hand). Before you can do this though, you need to configure port forwarding. Here’s all you need to know about port forwarding.