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)

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)

Making a Website Backup on GoDaddy is a Headache!

Making a Website Backup on GoDaddy is a Headache!

When it comes to WordPress webhosting, we have many options. We often stick to the one we've heard the most about, or those we have seen used by our favorite blogs. GoDaddy, one of the most popular domain registrars and also a hosting company, has become very popular as a result of its branding and advertising. No doubt GoDaddy always poses a good offer when it comes to buying a domain, but for webhosting I have often found it to offer a quality level that is below average. I mostly deal with WordPress websites, and I evaluate a hosting service (24 comments)

Bluehost Pro Vs. Bluehost Shared Hosting : Is it Worth the Upgrade?

Bluehost Pro Vs. Bluehost Shared Hosting : Is it Worth the Upgrade?

Running a self hosted WordPress blog is fun, as we need to take care of everything. Moment you start a self hosted blog, you are almost running a business. That means, you need to take care of everything around your blog. One of the major concern with self hosted blogger is web-hosting. Till the time your current hosting is not giving any issues, you don't need to worry about anything, but moment your WordPress blog gets old, or some buggy plugin or codes starts playing hide & seek, webhosting company can give nightmare. Read one such story: My (10 comments)

DreamPress 2 : Dreamhost Launched WordPress Optimised Hosting

DreamPress 2 : Dreamhost Launched WordPress Optimised Hosting

In last couple of years, I have seen a lot of companies leaving the traditional route of generic shared hosting and started offering platform specific hosting options. For example, now we have many companies which offer WordPress managed hosting that are optimised for running WordPress platform. For a new blog or a low traffic WordPress blog, a normal shared hosting company like Dreamhost, Bluehost, Hostgator works great, as it fits in our budget, and quite reliable in terms of support. When it comes to hosting a WordPress blog with decent traffic, (4 comments)