My WordPress Migration Experience with WPEngine Hosting

My WordPress Migration Experience with WPEngine Hosting

From last couple of days, I have been planning to expand ShoutMeLoud with few new things, and I was considering to move to a Webhosting company, which can give me more control + complete peace of mind. Earlier ShoutMeLoud was hosted on a private VPS, which was was well-optimized, but I missed the lack of control.  For example, I wanted to integrate a forum and few other sub-domains, to expand SML, but technical limitations always stopped me. After doing lots of research, reading tons of reviews, and hearing great stuff about many web hosting companies, I (28 comments)

Worse and Funny Domain Names : Best of the Worse

Worse and Funny Domain Names : Best of the Worse

Name of a website is first and most crucial factor for anyone getting online. There are few tips which you should always keep in mind while selecting a domain name for your business or for your new website. You never know when you get lucky to grab a domain name which can mint out million of dollars like these expensive domain names. There are times when people make blunders, and despite of grabbing a nice domain name, it ended up being funny or make more than one sense with the name. Here I'm sharing a collection of funny domain names, which will not (22 comments)

How to Copy Files from One Server to Another using SSH Command

How to Copy Files from One Server to Another using SSH Command

When it comes to migrating WordPress blog from one server to another, process is fairly simple. I have already explained it in detailed over here, and in nutshell, we have to migrate: WP-content folder and Old database For a new or a small website, this process can easily be done by using a free FTP client like FileZilla or Cyberduck. But, when you are dealing with a large site or migrating your website to a new hosting,it's a good idea to use ssh/sFTP to transfer files from one server to another. In my case, I was transferring Wp-Content folder (6 comments)

Can ccTLDs Target Other Countries Traffic

Can ccTLDs Target Other Countries Traffic

ccTLDs (country code top level domain) are becoming very famous due to unavailability of popular term in TLDs (Top level domains). For example, when you are looking for a domain name like somebrand.com and if it's not available, people and companies are registering ccTLDs like somebrand.in, somebrand.ch and so on. This has becoming a practice among many new businesses, who are coming online at later stage, and couldn't find TLDs related to their brand. There is nothing wrong with this approach, when getting online is just part of your online presence, (3 comments)

How to Create Database Manually on Bluehost Hosting

How to Create Database Manually on Bluehost Hosting

When ever you are creating a WordPress blog or a database centric platform, creating database is one of the things that you need to do. Thanks to many auto-installer script, which does the job for you, but there are times when you need to manually create the database. The step to create database is quite simple on many webhosting which offers standard cPanel. Yesterday, I was migrating a WordPress blog from Godaddy to Bluehost, and to complete the process I had to create database manually. For newbies, creating database might not be that easy, and (0 comments)