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How to fix “406 not acceptable” WordPress error

WordPress is the most popular website platform (32% of the internet on the last count), precisely because it is easy to manage.

But at times, due to certain web server restrictions, an attempt to update the site can result in the “406 Not acceptable error”.

And when website owners do not have a clue on why this error happens, they hit the panic button. (more…)

Why should you setup SMTP in WordPress? How can you do it?

WordPress uses a PHP function called “mail()” to send emails from contact forms, blog comments and store orders.

This functions well in most sites, but in some server configurations, this default mode of mail configuration won’t work.

That is where setting up SMTP in WordPress can come to your rescue. (more…)

How to fix WordPress permalinks – Top 5 causes and solutions

WordPress is a great way to build websites.

But as the app is database driven, the default URL structure is a long string of id numbers like: example.com/post.php?id=91824, which is not user-friendly.

To make links look pretty and SEO friendly, WordPress has a built-in feature called Permalinks.

When the URL structure is changed, WordPress updates a file called .htaccess and changes site settings. Usually this works well, but sometimes this fail. (more…)

5 reasons for error “Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension” and how to fix it

5 reasons for error “Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension” and how to fix it

Dedicated Support Engineers at Bobcares manage thousands of WordPress sites of web designers, digital marketers, online publishers, web hosts and more.

In these sites, this error usually comes up after a recent migration:

Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension which is required by WordPress.
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Top 5 reasons for WordPress error “client denied by server configuration” and how to fix it

Here at Bobcares, our Hosting Support Engineers provide tech support to VPS providers, Cloud hosters, and other online service proiders.

We help VPS users resolve their server and web application issues by functioning as the tech support of our customers (the service providers).

In the line of our work, a common error we see in WordPress sites hosted on Apache servers is client denied by server configuration(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…)

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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