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403 error after cPanel migration

403 error after cPanel migration This is a common issue, especially on WordPress websites. If you see a 403 error after you migrate a cPanel account or after you upload a backup of a website, try the following fix: Log in to your cPanel account and enter the File Manager. Check the permissions of the…

How to optimise images on WordPress?

How to optimise images on WordPress? One of the biggest mistakes people make when creating a new website is they do not optimise their images. This is bad for a number of reasons including page load speed and SEO. There are various ways to optimise images on WordPress for free either by using a plugin…

MySQL extension error on WordPress

MySQL extension error on WordPress If you come across a common MySQL extension error on WordPress which will usually read like this: Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension which is required by WordPress, this is not an error on the server. The issue is caused by the PHP version being used…

Stop WordPress emails going to spam

Stop WordPress emails going to spam As good as WordPress is for building your website, it is very common for emails sent from your WordPress website to end up in your users spam or junk folders. There is a very easy way to help stop WordPress emails going to spam or junk folders, simply by…

How to install WordPress on cPanel?

How to install WordPress on cPanel? Installing WordPress on cPanel can be done in a few ways. You can update the WordPress installation files directly to the folder for your website using the File Manager or FTP and go through the installation process from the beginning or you can use the Softaculous app and script…

How to change the WordPress admin password?

How to change the WordPress admin password? The easiest way to change your WordPress admin password is through the admin area. Follow these steps to change the password in just a few clicks. Log in to your WordPress admin area. Find Users from the lest hand menu and select Profile. Scroll down to the Account…

How to add htaccess file on WordPress?

How to add htaccess file on WordPress? There may be a time when you need to add a .htaccess file to your WordPress website. This could because you have renamed or deleted the old file to fix an error such as the 500 Internal Server Error or because there was no .htaccess file on the…

Fix 500 Internal Server Error on WordPress

Fix 500 Internal Server Error on WordPress If you encounter a 500 Internal Service Error this can be frustrating and maybe a little but daunting as it does not actually provide you with much information about what the problem actually is. It also seems to indicate it is a server error which is not actually…

Fix allow_url_fopen PHP Directive error

Fix allow_url_fopen PHP Directive error If you see an allow_url_fopen PHP Directive error on your website, please log in to your cPanel account and navigate to “Select PHP Version”. From here, you need to make sure you select a PHP version starting with “alt” and not “ea”. This should immediately solve the problem.