Wordpress Software

Migrating a large WordPress website to a new host or domain

July 20, 2020 John 1

Great plugins exist to simplify the process of migrating a Wordpress website, but if your site is too large you may run in to file size limits and other barriers to a quick transfer. Read on to learn about how to work around this common problem by taking advantage of database-only migration options or by taking full control with a fully manual Wordpress migration.

Pligg Content Management System

/shared/ is back for now

November 29, 2011 John 0

/shared/ is back online at WebsiteBuilding.biz after 13 months of procrastination and some other, more serious upgrade issues on another Pligg website with a huge database.

Pligg Content Management System

Fixing Pligg after a Server Move

April 3, 2010 John 0

A recent move across servers at my Dreamhost account left a few Pligg sites non-functional. Of course, for this particular error, implementing the solution was a lot simpler than actually finding the answer.


Status.net could leave Twitter in the dust

March 29, 2010 John 5

As a content management system, the Status.net platform has a few advantages that can leave Twitter in the dust. While its unlikely to become the single largest public platform, the future of micro-blogging is actually likely to be found in niche communities of like-minded members.

Wordpress Software

WordPress 2.9.1 Upgrade Available

January 5, 2010 John 1

A new version of Wordpress is out, and an upgrade should help you stay secure while also preventing potential problems with scheduled posts and events.

PHPBB Forum software

Forum Registration is Temporarily Disabled

September 24, 2009 John 2

If you’re trying to sign up for the forum, don’t sit around waiting for a confirmation email. The current server set up won’t ever actually send it 🙁 For now, you’ll just have to wait and participate on the blog!

Wordpress Software

Fixing the WordPress 302 Blues

August 26, 2009 John 2

The use of 302 redirects by Wordpress can lead to undesirable search indexing consequences. Luckily, there’s an easy to use plugin that will immediately convert all redirects to 301 http header codes.