Importing a WordPress database dump into MySQL is very easy, I downloaded a very old backup of my old website, and I wanted to see what was in it. So I installed MySQL and then I had to create the database. mysql> CREATE DATABASE bejiitas_wrath;mysql> CREATE DATABASE bejiitas_wrath; This was necessary, as importing the database …

To display post excerpts in WordPress, put this code in the index.php <?php if(is_single() || is_page()) { ?> <?php the_content(__('(more…)’)); ?> <?php } else { ?> <?php the_excerpt(__('(more…)’)); ?> <? } ?><?php if(is_single() || is_page()) { ?> <?php the_content(__(‘(more…)’)); ?> <?php } else { ?> <?php the_excerpt(__(‘(more…)’)); ?> <? } ?> This will display full …

The new Kali Linux distribution allows installation in a VMware virtual machine. This enables integration with a local area network and scanning of vulnerabilities. One good vulnerability scanner is wpscan. This is a vulnerability scanner that is used to scan websites running WordPress for security vulnerabilities. This makes it very useful for a webmaster. You …

http://codex.wordpress.org/User:MichaelH/Orphaned_Plugins_needing_Adoption/Emergency. This PHP script when run on a web server will allow a web master to reset the Administrator password for a WordPress installation. This is another good way to reset the password if you forget it. If you have access to the MySQL command-line you may also use that to reset the password. The …

How to view the Admin account in the WordPress database using MySQL. mysql> select * from wp_users where user_login = "Admin"; +—-+————+————————————+—————+————————+——————————+———————+———————+————-+————–+ | ID | user_login | user_pass | user_nicename | user_email | user_url | user_registered | user_activation_key | user_status | display_name | +—-+————+————————————+—————+————————+——————————+———————+———————+————-+————–+ | 1 | Admin | $P$Bt0QTjses0mAaASZtqYbcnz8zalQK71 | admin | [email protected] | …

http://www.websitedefender.com/announcements/websitedefender-wordpress-security-plugin-news/scan-blog-wordpress-security-scan/. Securing your WordPress installation is vital, the PHP installation as well as the MySQL database need to be protected. The Website Defender website offers a free service that will scan your website and offer suggestions on how to secure your WordPress installation and any other software that you have installed such as PHPBB. I …

The Linux pages on my website are moving to WordPress pages, this will make it easier for me to update them and this makes a lot more sense as well. I have added a menu on the left that displays all of the available WordPress pages I have published, this is a better form of …

I have done a search and replace on my database and I have fixed a long-standing issue with the website where the image urls were linked to securitronlinux.com, my old url and not the securitronlinux.com. I used a plug in for WordPress to perform the task and it worked fine, with my old posts now …

I have replaced the files in the Twenty Ten theme with my own index.php and associated files and did some PHP hacking and the feed is working! I wish I knew about this before, but the thread here: http://wordpress.org/support/topic/custom-indexphp-invalidates-rss-feeds gave me this idea.