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How To Solve TimThumb.php 404 Errors in WordPress

how to solve timthumb php 404 errors in wordpress

After setting up a new WordPress site, I realised that TimThumb (a popular open-source thumbnail generation script) wasn’t working and was returning a 404 error page. Let’s assume that you have TimThumb installed here: http://www.yourdomain.com/wp-content/themes/yourtheme/timthumb.php Let’s also assume that your image (that you want a thumbnail of), is located here: http://www.yourdomain.com/wp-content/uploads/images/image1.jpg This means that your [...]

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How To Use OpenCart to Sell Digital Goods i.e. Downloads of Files

How To Use OpenCart to Sell Digital Goods i.e. Downloads of Files

On top of physical goods, OpenCart does support digital goods as well, and these will be provided for download after the customer makes payment. Downloads can be digital goods of any type: mp3 files, video files, PDFs, and so on. After their orders have reached the “Complete” status, customers can download their products from their [...]

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How To Bulk Import Posts From CSV in WordPress

How To Bulk Import Posts From CSV in WordPress

If you have an existing website that you’d like to port to WordPress, a good way to import data is with the CSV Importer plugin. Just search for it through your admin panel, and you should be able to find it. It’s a pretty simple-looking tool, but will save you HOURS of your time. I’ve [...]

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How To Delete Pingbacks, Spam Comments and Unused Tags in WordPress

WordPress is a great CMS, but it can get cluttered over time, and there’s no better way to remove all the unnecessary junk than to go clean it up in MySQL. Here are 3 quick SQL queries you can run to clean up your MySQL database. SQL command to delete all spam comments in WordPress: [...]

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How To Use SQL To Delete All Posts In A WordPress Category

How To Use SQL To Delete All Posts In A WordPress Category

This handy script allows you to delete all posts and all their related content from your WordPress installation…PERMANENTLY. Please use it with CAUTION and always perform backups! Use this script only at your own risk. Step 1: First you need to log into your phpMyAdmin and select your WordPress database. Step 2: From the horizontal [...]

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How To Move OpenCart Folder (Change OpenCart’s Installed Location)

How To Move OpenCart (Change OpenCart's Installed Location)

Let’s assume that you’ve installed OpenCart at http://www.YourDomain.com/Shop/ and you want to move it to http://www.YourDomain.com/ now. To make this change and move OpenCart from folder to folder, you’ll need to edit the following two files: http://www.domain/Shop/config.php and http://www.domain/Shop/admin/config.php You’ll find many lines in the two files that look like this: define(‘HTTP_SERVER’, ‘http://www.YourDomain.com/shop/’); Simply change [...]

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How To Backup Your Joomla Website

Backing up your Joomla website is important, and you should always backup your Joomla site before you upgrade Joomla, or add a new extension. With a backup of Joomla, you’ll have the option to restore your site to the previous working condition if anything goes wrong with your upgrade or your modifications. How To Easily [...]

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How To Secure Joomla Site Against Attacks

Joomla, being a very popular open-source software, is very vulnerable to hacks and attacks. If you’re a Joomla site owner, then you should practice the following security measures to protect and secure your Joomla site. 1. Change the Default Table Prefix of Your Joomla Database Changing the default table prefix will stop the majority of [...]

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How To Disable The WYSIWYG Editor / Visual Editor in ActiveCollab

ActiveCollab is a great project management software that’s on par with services such as BaseCamp. You can choose for it to be self-hosted, which allows you to install it on your own web hosting account, or choose for it to be hosted by ActiveCollab, who will then bill you for the hosting every month. Vodien [...]

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How To Secure Your OpenCart Website (Improve OpenCart Security)

OpenCart is not inherently secure, and the fact that it is open-source (with everyone being able to know it’s internal code and file/folder structure) makes it even more susceptible to attacks. Here are several methods to teach you how to secure your OpenCart website. Essential Steps To Do After Installation Immediately delete the /install/ directory [...]

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