Posts Tagged ‘wordpress’

Replace URL in WordPress Posts, Images and Links

Replace URL in WordPress Posts, Images and Links

If you migrate your website to a new domain or location, you might need to fix (replace) all the hard coded links and URLs in your posts, also you would observe that all the images links point to your old address. All these things can be fixed easily. Method 1: Using phpmyadmin via direct...

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How to Redirect / Forward Entire WordPress Blog

How to Redirect / Forward Entire WordPress Blog

Hackourlives just moved to a new Host (Inmotion Hosting: These guys have awesome service and servers are fast) and a new domain. So, once again we had to get the post redirection working to redirect users to our new abode. Earlier we had tried using a wordpress plugin to achieve this, but the plugin...

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Solution to FeedBurner’s “read time out” Error for WordPress

Solution to FeedBurner’s “read time out” Error for WordPress

Our feed had been acting up lately and have not be updating for several days. Googling for the same didn’t really help me out much, except for a post that suggested removing (or deactivating Yet Another Related Post Plugin), which didn’t fix the issue for me. I had set 15 feeds in my WordPress...

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Linux Command to Fix Permissions for Files and Directories

Linux Command to Fix Permissions for Files and Directories

If you migrate your WordPress blog or another CMS driven website to another location, you might have to face issues with file permissions. For WordPress, the default directory permissions are 755 and the default file permissions are 644. This post focuses on setting these permission using command line (given that you have ssh access to your webserver)....

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Replace WordPress Search With Google Search

Replace WordPress Search With Google Search

Finally got to replace the “weak and inefficient” default search in WordPress, with blazing fast and powerful Google search. There are more advantages to it, than just the speed and convenience. You might end up generating some revenue on the side too. Even though you would need to get your hands dirty with php...

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Best Amazon WordPress Plugin for Adding a Product / Item

Best Amazon WordPress Plugin for Adding a Product / Item

Amazon Product In a Post Plugin is the best WordPress Plugin out there for bloggers who want to feature Amazon products in their posts and want to convert their efforts in some affiliate money. This plugin is not only simple, but the author has been actively developing it to keep it up to date...

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How to Convert a WordPress Blog to Blogspot (Blogger)

How to Convert a WordPress Blog to Blogspot (Blogger)

If you have an existing WordPress.org or a dedicated site running WordPress and want to switch to Blogger, you can just follow these simple steps 1. Login to your WordPress account and navigate to the Dashboard for the blog that you’d like to transfer to Blogger. Click on the Tools tab > Export as...

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Best Featured Posts / Content Slideshow Plugin for WordPress

Best Featured Posts / Content Slideshow Plugin for WordPress

While there are several Featured Post or Content slideshow generator plugins for wordpress, like Dynamic Content Gallery, WP Featured Content Slider, JQuery Featured Content Gallery, Featured Content Gallery, WordPress Content Slide etc.Out of these I did test out Dynamic Content Gallery which does offer, tons of customization and some cool features, but its Jqery...

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Fix for PixoPoint or Suckerfish Menu Expanding Behind Objects

Fix for PixoPoint or Suckerfish Menu Expanding Behind Objects

If you are using PixoPoint Menu for WordPress or Suckerfish menu for Joomla or any similar such menu which happens to expand or hide behind embedded objects in your page, like flash objects, image gallery / rotators, other embedded objects (google adsense advertisments), then here is the solution. The solution is very simple, you...

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Add a Favicon or Favorites Icon To Your Website / Blog

Add a Favicon or Favorites Icon To Your Website / Blog

Favicon or Favorites icon is the tiny icon you see in front of your bookmarked websites, or in the address bar of your browser when a webpage is loaded. Adding such favicon(s) to your website of specific pages is straight forward. First step involves the creation of image to be used for icon, you...

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WordPress Blog Post by Post Redirection!

You recently moved your wordpress blog to a new location, and you want to redirect your visitors to your blog at its new address. Creation of  a simple php based redirection script (like the one shown below) won’t be very helpful for you: <?php /* Redirect browser */ header("Location: http://yournewwebsitelocation/"); /* Make sure that...

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