WordPress All-in-One WP Migration

Really diggin’ ServMask’s All-in-One WP Migration WordPress plugin to move site from stage to live. And easy to Export/Import serialized data. I usually move from a Stage site to a Live site.The following instructions are super-helpful. Instructions c/o: WP Shout Open All-in-One WP Migration. Click the “Find <text> Replace with <another-text> in the database” accordion tab.…

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Joomla – FIX Missing Admin Components Menu Items

Problem: Updated Joomla 3.7.0 to 3.7.2 – and lost Joomla’s core Admin Components menu items (Banners, Contact, Joomla Update, Messaging, News Feeds, Redirects, Search, Smart Search). Solution: Ended up running SQL in MySQL database. Note: Change #__menu to yourprefix_menu + change the 2-space “__” to a 1-space “_” (i.e.: prefix__menu to prefix_menu). URL: Upgraded to…

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WordPress – Beans Framework Resources

Beans Framework Resources: Faster WordPress Theme Development with the Beans Framework – SitePoint.com Beans: Documentation | Code Snippets | Code Reference How to create page template Using page templates

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Website Speed Tests

Pingdom GTmetrix WebPageTest.org Test My Site – Think With Google Some references from Chris Lema’s article Is your site running slowly?

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How To Upgrade a PayPlans subscription via Admin featured

Joomla PayPlans Subscription – Upgrade Membership via Admin

How To Upgrade a PayPlans subscription via Admin Source: Upgrade from back-end Note: PayPlans UPGRADE App must be Published (but it does not have to be added as a Widget to Member’s profiles if only Admin will make Upgrades). From Admin: PayPlans > Subscriptions Search by Username Click ID Click Upgrade button in upper left corner Select new…

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MySQL – Select First 2 Characters In Field Using Matching Pattern featured

MySQL – Select First 2 Characters In Field Using Matching Pattern

Problem: After running Easy Profile on Joomla to split up Joomla’s standard First-Name-and-Last-Name-all-on-one-line into separate First Name and Last Name fields, a bunch of User’s middle initials (eg: L.) are now at the beginning of the Last Name field. Here’s an example: Joomla’s standard signup only provides one field to enter a user’s name: John…

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MySQL – Change 1,000 Joomla User Receive System Emails To No

Problem: Client had accidentally set all User’s Receive System Emails to YES. Receive System Emails are for Super Users/Webmaster only – not for 1,000 members. Solution: Use phpMyAdmin to select and confirm that all 1,000 Joomla Users whose Receive System Emails are set to sendMail=1 (1=Yes) SELECT * FROM `xxxx_users` WHERE sendemail=1 Then, update all Receive System Emails from…

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