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How to fix ‘WordPress error: Call to a member function do_action()’ in Plesk servers

How to fix ‘WordPress error: Call to a member function do_action()’ in Plesk servers

In our role as Outsourced hosting support specialists for web hosts, we manage web servers with various control panels such as Plesk, cPanel, DirectAdmin, etc.

With our years of experience and expertise handling the various control panel related issues in servers. we’ve been able to resolve almost all errors in no time.

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WordPress mirror – Your insurance against server failures

WordPress mirror – Your insurance against server failures

A server failure often comes unexpected. DOS attacks, network connectivity problems, hard disk crashes, etc. can lead to websites being inaccessible, causing business downtime.

In WordPress hosting, customers expect high uptime for their sites. We help VPS/server owners and cloud hosting providers provide the guaranteed uptime for websites by setting up Wordpress mirroring.

Mirroring is the process of creating and maintaining identical websites, ideally in two different servers, to ensure that the business is not affected even in case of server failures.  (more…)

Proven tips to speed up WordPress site by 40%

Proven tips to speed up WordPress site by 40%

When the 2009 Google research revealed that ‘speed’ matters the most in internet browsing, it didn’t come as a surprise at all. Online visitors are usually averse to slow websites, and often prefer switching to faster websites for business.

Nothing sabotages an online business faster than a slow website. Performance is the core ingredient of any successful website, and it can be affected by many factors, ranging from poor network to unoptimized website code. (more…)

Easily change WordPress theme for your website with these simple steps

Easily change WordPress theme for your website with these simple steps

WordPress themes give a personality to your website, based on the business you host. Modifying the look and feel of your WordPress site is often required for website owners.

At the same time, you can’t help worrying if a theme change would end up breaking your site. Some themes may not be compatible with your site, causing the site to be slow or end up with broken links.

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Easily reset WordPress admin password of your website in 5 different ways

Easily reset WordPress admin password of your website in 5 different ways

WordPress is the most commonly used CMS for websites, and ensuring its security is a crucial aspect. Password resets are commonly required in WordPress sites when you forget the admin password or due to security reasons.

While WordPress provide options to easily reset admin password from the Dashboard, there maybe situations where you need to do it from the back-end. (more…)

How to fix ‘WordPress Allowed memory size exhausted’ error in websites

How to fix ‘WordPress Allowed memory size exhausted’ error in websites

In WordPress websites, one of the commonly encountered errors is related to the memory size limit. As WordPress is based on PHP, the maximum memory that can be allotted to WordPress depends on the PHP memory limit in the server.

When enough memory is not available for WordPress, the error that shows in the website or log file would be – “Fatal error: Allowed memory size of XX bytes exhausted (tried to allocate XX bytes) in /directory/filename.php on line XX”.

Based on whether the PHP is configured to display errors or not, the symptoms of this memory error would be either a blank page in your WordPress website or error notices displayed in the log file.
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3 ways to easily change Joomla admin password

3 ways to easily change Joomla admin password

Password protecting websites and software is vital to ensure that unauthorized users or hackers do not steal or mess up with the confidential data in your site, but only authorized users can access it.

But during certain scenarios such as security updates, account locks or hacks, losing or forgetting the password, etc., even the valid users may be unable to access their accounts with the available login credentials.

In such instances, password resets are inevitable for website software. If your website runs Joomla software, you can change the admin password in different ways, depending on the level of server access you have. (more…)

4 easy steps to copy WordPress site from one server to another

4 easy steps to copy WordPress site from one server to another

Many often you may find yourself in a scenario where you need to switch or copy your website from one server to another – for testing purposes, changing your service provider or for a server upgrade.

Data loss and website downtime are the two major hurdles involved in website migrations. A successful migration plan should have a fool-proof way to tackle these complications.

The hectic migration tasks involved, the post-migration hiccups and the risks of data loss or downtime may often dissuade website owners or server owners from performing the move. (more…)

How to solve WordPress ‘Error establishing database connection’

How to solve WordPress ‘Error establishing database connection’

WordPress is the most commonly used CMS for websites. It is based on PHP and the website data is stored in a MySQL database, the details of which are mentioned in the configuration file.

As the information is stored in a MySQL database, it is common to encounter database-related errors during installation, migration, upgrade or occasional browsing of the WP site.

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How to clear Magento cache to review website changes

How to clear Magento cache to review website changes

With 29.1% of the market share, Magento is a widely used shopping cart in online businesses. Its features and flexibility makes it a preferred choice for many websites.

In online shopping, no customer is ready to wait for ages to load a website. As a result, speed and performance of Magento cart is a crucial factor for businesses using it.
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