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Quickly fix WordPress 404 error in websites

Quickly fix WordPress 404 error in websites

WordPress is a commonly used and easily manageable CMS software for websites. But a simple configuration error can end up breaking the website.

404 error usually happens in websites when there is a broken link or missing page in it. A website with broken links would not appeal to the visitors and you’d lose business. (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…)

How to handle multiple project management for WordPress without incurring software conflict

How to handle multiple project management for WordPress without incurring software conflict

Being the most popular CMS for websites, WordPress development and management has an important role in online businesses. WordPress project management is a common task we perform as a part of our custom software development services.

Many often, development companies have multiple WordPress projects, which creates so much overhead and can incur software conflicts. From software development to DevOps, we cover all the stages involved in the project management for WordPress, for our customers. (more…)

How to setup WordPress high availability hosting using Percona XtraDB cluster

Your website is only as fast as its slowest component. In a WordPress server infrastructure, database servers are often the slowest. This is because databases depend on good old hard disks instead of the super fast server memory to fetch data.

In high traffic WordPress websites, database servers are known to incur intermittent downtime and performance bottlenecks. Today we’ll see how a Percona XtaDB cluster can be used to deliver WordPress high availability hosting.
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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…)

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 disable WordPress plugins that break your website

How to disable WordPress plugins that break your website

Plugins are Addons that extend the functionality of a WordPress website. To use custom features, many website owners install a lot of WordPress plugins.

It is easy to install Plugins from the WordPress Admin Dashboard. There are plugins for a range of purposes – from SEO to security features.

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WordPress v4.5.3 vulnerable to Denial of Service (DoS) exploits via CVE-2016-6896 and CVE-2016-6897 – Here’s how to fix it

WordPress v4.5.3 vulnerable to Denial of Service (DoS) exploits via CVE-2016-6896 and CVE-2016-6897 – Here’s how to fix it

If your website runs on WordPress v4.5.3 website, attackers can now bring down your site through a Denial of Service attack. This is possible through two vulnerabilities that were disclosed on 22nd Aug:

  • CVE-2016-6897 – This is a Cross Site Request Forgery vulnerability by which an attacker can take over an authenticated user’s session (privilege escalation) using a forged HTML page.
  • CVE-2016-6896 – This is a Directory Traversal vulnerability which can be used by an attacker to crash the web server.

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Secure WordPress hosting using account isolation – Why is it needed, and how to do it using OpenShift Origin

Secure WordPress hosting using account isolation – Why is it needed, and how to do it using OpenShift Origin

Studies show that, 26.4% of the internet is powered by WordPress. Now, that’s a big number, and a welcome news to many WordPress design and hosting companies. However, this popularity has given rise to a steep increase in attacks on WordPress websites. Are WordPress hosting companies prepared to defend attacks on such a large scale? (more…)

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