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[How to] Whitelist Cloudflare IP's in Wordfence

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The Wordfence WordPress plugin protects the website from hackers, malwares & brute force attacks. It acts a firewall between website and the visitor. However, many a times the plugin might block Content Delivery Network (CDN) IP's in some situations & depending on the rules set.If you are using Cloudflare as CDN and Wordfence plugin then it is important to whitelist …

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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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[How To] 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";UPDATE `wp_users` SET …

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