WordPress – Using MySQL to Update Specific Custom Fields

Some time ago, we told you how to Find & Replace Data using MySQL – today I am going to explain how to use this query to update specific custom fields in WordPress databases, in bulk, on-the-fly, without having to login, open, and edit every single WordPress post you’ve got! Remember, before doing anything to …

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How to Setup MySQL’s my.cnf for Micro AWS EC2 Instance

If you’re using a micro AWS EC2 instance to host a website which uses a database running on MySQL (yes, this is possible using WordPress on a free usage tier!), then you’ll need to configure MySQL to play nicely on such a puny setup. One very easy way to get this working relatively well is …

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How To: Sign up for Akismet to Get Rid of WordPress Comment Spam

We’ve touched on WordPress comment spam several times over the past few years, and we offer managed WordPress clients the opportunity to use our developer licenced version of Akismet to get rid of comment spam, but if you’re self hosted, the below tutorial will help you to get Akismet installed, setup and running, and get …

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