Setup FTP Connection for WordPress upgrade

Scenario: You have WordPress site running on a Windows Server When you attempt to update your WordPress installation to the latest available version it results in a prompt to specify the Connection Information using FTP. Solution: Enable FTP feature on your Windows Server under Web Server (IIS) Server Role. Download and Install FileZilla Server on […]


FIX: WordPress upgrade stuck up in maintenance mode

Scenario: You are upgrading WordPress site from 4.4.2 to the latest 4.6.1 Your WordPress site hosted on a Windows Server running the IIS You have chosen and setup the FTP Connection to download the update files on the local server itself Upon clicking update to WordPress 4.6.1, you’ll see the upgrade is able to download, […]

WordPress Plugin: ERROR Something went wrong 500 You are not allowed

Scenario: The WordPress plug-in “Next Scripts: Social Networks Auto Poster Options” (SNAP) fails to auto post your posts to “WP Based Blog” the blog. You’ll encounter below error in the SNAP logs: [2016-04-26 13:29:16] – [Error] [WP –] – -=ERROR=- Array ( [pgID] => [isPosted] => 0 [pDate] => 2016-04-26 07:59:16 [Error] => […]

My WordPress Theme Customizations

Below are some of the quick customizations I use for Base WP theme on my website.     ·         Main layout for Posts and SideBar ·         Update /public_html/wp-content/themes/base-wp/css/grid.css with below changes under @media (min-width: 992px) section: o   Set .col8 width: 76%; o   Set .col4 width: 24%; ·         Update /public_html/wp-content/themes/base-wp/css/grid.min.css with below changes in @media (min-width:992px) […]

Migrating WordPress Hosting from GoDaddy to BlueHost

Requirement: You can easily and inexpensively get started with Basic Managed WordPress hosting from GoDaddy. However, when it comes to the Renewal of the Hosting service you are left with only choice of paying minimum of USD. $4.99/month on one year renewal. GoDaddy has discontinued its famous discount codes on all of the Renewals. To […]

FIX: Windows Edge Browser error “Hmm, we can’t reach this page.” for web pages

Scenario: All of sudden, Windows Edge browser starts resulting in error “Hmm, we can’t reach this page.” whenever you browse any web pages.  However, you will be able to access the internet through other browsers on the same system. Cause: The Windows Edge browser depends on DNS resolution which is provided by “DNS Client” service.  […]