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WordPress 3.9 "Smith" Released

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The most awaited WordPress version 3.9 "Smith" is released on 16th April 2014 to all. The new version looks promising and can be easily updated from the dashboard in a minute. To know the new features, click here To know the change logs, click here To know how to update WordPress, click here Important: Don't forget to backup the website …

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How to resolve WordPress double dash problem

Bloggers using WordPress might be facing issues with double dash being converted into the single dash. This happens because of the wptexturize filter applied to the content by the WordPress. There are two methods to disable the wptexturize filter.   1) Creating a plugin Create a php file under wp-content/plugins/disable-wptexturize.php with following contents <?php /* Plugin Name: Remove the wptexturize …

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How to delete mass comments in WordPress?

If you have Akismet plugin active and your blog is getting lots of spam comments (moderated by Akismet) then you can execute a small query from the phpMyAdmin to delete bulk spam comments instead of manual deletion.         1) Open the database in phpMyAdmin 2) Backup the database using export option from phpMyAdmin for safety purpose. 3) …

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Manually reset WordPress admin password using MySQL phpMyAdmin

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To reset WordPress admin password from MySQL database, follow the simple steps 1) Login to cPanel and open the database used by WordPress in phpMyAdmin. 2) Click on MySQL icon at the top of the navigation bar. 3) In the query field, execute the following query UPDATE `wp_users` SET `user_pass` = MD5( 'new_password_here' ) WHERE `wp_users`.`user_login` = "admin_username"; "new_password_here" - …

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[How To] Fix WordPress 500 internal server error

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WordPress is widely used by the bloggers due to its simplicity and plugins availability. Hosting companies provides special WordPress hosting plans in which the server environment is set to support WordPress.  In case if you face error as below “Error 500 – Internal server error An internal server error has occurred! Please try again later.” or “Error 500 – Internal server …

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