June 2014 Reading List

Reading List

The Reading List series of posts will include all the books, videos, blogs, guides and any other resources that I refer to doing the month. This will help me quickly recollect and find a resource and will also help others find resources that they might find useful.

Please note that links to any books will be Amazon.com referral links from which we get a small amount if a purchase is made. This will help in keeping this site free and open to everyone.

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April-May 2014 Reading List

Reading List

The Reading List series of posts will include all the books, videos, blogs, guides and any other resources that I refer to doing the month. This will help me quickly recollect and find a resource and will also help others find resources that they might find useful.

Please note that links to any books will be Amazon.com referral links from which we get a small amount if a purchase is made. This will help in keeping this site free and open to everyone.
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WordPress upgrade and other issues

If you have a WordPress installation and have been experiencing issues with Auto-upgrades, Plugin installation/upgrading, taking backups, it could be a problem with your server. A lot of 1and1 users will be familiar with this.

The issues are caused with the server having both PHP 4.0 and 5.0 installed. The workaround for this is very simple and straightforward. You need to instruct the server to use PHP 5 for parsing all PHP requests. This is done by appending the following lines to the.htaccess file in the root of your site:

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