What impact does a hosting server’s geographical location have on website speed, i.e. page load times for users from different continents? Case study.
WordPress website migration, or cloning, using All-In-One WP Migration plugin – the free version.
How to make a good quality website. More precisely: how I made BikeGremlin. How I write articles (“content”), do optimizations, do SEO…
How to monetize a website – that is, how to make money from your website.
How to NOT do website SEO. A practical example of what I would consider a harmful strategy, at least in the long-run.
How to create a database using PhpMyAdmin and how to assign database privileges to users.
How to secure your domain and your website (contents) from being taken. Whether building your own website, or hiring a freelancer / developer.
Pros and cons of using a hosted (and paid) email service, compared to using email with your (shared / reseller) hosting provider.
Explanation on backlings and internal links in terms of SEO (Search Engine Optimization). How to build links properly and how it relates to SEO in general.
How to set up DNS for a website using Cloudflare. Explained in detail.
How to create good quality “double opt-in” mailing lists in WordPress
How to set up and configure SendGrid to use for making and tracking mailing lists delivery.
Google AdSense experiment. Trying out different ad positions and settings.
MXroute domain (website) email solution. How to setup your domain email with MXroute. How it works.
How to migrate a website from cPanel to DirectAdmin hosting account. Manual website migration explanation.
How to connect (integrate) and use a Gmail account for your website’s e-mail accounts. Sending and reading website e-mails from gmail.
Updated: 05/02/2020. In this post I’ll explain, step-by-step, how to set up WordPress to send e-mails using a SMTP server. Contents: Introduction Installing SMTP e-mail sending plugin Configuring Easy WP SMTP Testing 1. Introduction WordPress, by default, sends e-mails using an in-built PHP function. This method is not the most reliable. To use SMTP protocol … Read more
How to setup an e-mail for website within cPanel. How to setup DKIM, SPF and DMARC DNS records, important for e-mail deliverability.
How to setup Google Search Console (formerly known as Google Webmaster Tools) for your website.
How to create a Google Analytics account for your website and how to set it for tracking website statistics using the Google’s Analytics tools.
How to set up automated JetBackup full cPanel account backups for all the cPanel accounts (on a Dedicated, VPS, or a reseller hosting account).
Updated: 02/04/2021. In this post I’ll explain how to secure a WordPress website. I get paid for system administration, so I’m familiar with how Internet works, protection, computers, systems etc. However, I’m not some “super-hacker”, nor am I expert for Linux based servers. All the information given here is “to the best of my knowledge”. … Read more
Website migration – moving a WordPress website to another hosting server. How did I do it? What to pay attention to? What can cause problems?
WordPress website backup – how to backup your website (in general and for WordPress websites). How often to do backup? How to save backups?
How to setup a WordPress website caching? Boils down to choosing and setting up a caching plugin. What plugins are there, which one did I choose?