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 WordPress.com blog. You’ll encounter below error in the SNAP logs: [2016-04-26 13:29:16] – [Error] [WP – gunnalag.wordpress.com] – -=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 […]

Move WordPress Blog from AWS Instance to GoDaddy Managed WordPress Hosting

Here are the steps to move your WordPress blog website setup off from Amazon Web Services (AWS) Windows Server 2012 instance to GoDaddy Managed WordPress hosting.   Amazon Web Services (AWS) Windows Server 2012 instance: Backup your WordPress IIS Web Folder Backup your WordPress MySQL DB using Export to Dump Project Folder (recommended if you […]

Windows Live Writer Error | The following images cannot be published because the web blog does not support image publishing

Scenario: All of sudden, you start noticing that Windows Live writer fails to upload images files in the new posts or while updating the existing posts.  This trigger even without any changes to your blog or Live writer installation.   Troubleshooting: You ensure: The images are of either .jpeg or .png that worked previously Images […]