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Archive for April, 2021

Move WordPress from sub-folder to main folder

Wednesday, April 21st, 2021 by Helge
UntitledYou installed your Wordpress in a subfolder (e.g. and you want to move it to the main folder (e.g. )? That is no problem! With few steps, you can do it. Here is a step by step guideline  for you: First move/copy the contents of "sub-folder" to the root document i.e under public_html folder of your domain, you can use the FTP, SSH or 'move' option within the Servage file manager to serve this purpose. Check the database details you are using for the blog. You can find the database details in the file wp-config.php. Make a backup copy of the database before making ...

Some tips how to protect your computer from hackers

Thursday, April 15th, 2021 by Helge
varningWe live a large part of our lives online and on our computers - whether it's about working, paying bills or enjoying a movie. With this comes a greater vulnerability as there are people who want access to the sensitive data you have on your computer. But do not worry! There are some guidelines to follow to reduce the risk of being exposed to a hacker or fraud.   Use strong passwords and password managers   Having a strong password is a basic tip to prevent being exposed to hackers. The strongest passwords, on the other hand, are often those that are difficult to remember - those that consist of various lowercase ...

Remember secure passwords

Thursday, April 8th, 2021 by Helge
It’s easy for service providers to ask their users to use secure passwords. After all it is the user who is supposed to remember it. Obviously it is better for everyone if secure passwords are being used everywhere, but for many lock_cury_2people  it represents an annoyance to use a password like “237IMBd!” instead of “pizza”. However, there are plenty of ways making it easier to remember secure passwords – and some of them even add a little bit of fun to the process ;-) I would like to explain my personal way of generating and using secure passwords as an inspiration to figure out a way that works for you, and moreover, ...

Upgrade PHP to the newest version

Thursday, April 1st, 2021 by Helge
Please be reminded to update the PHP version of your webpages/applications on the regular basis … but what are the benefits of upgrading to a later PHP version? indexTwo benefits of using the latest PHP version on your website Higher security An up-to-date PHP version is continuously updated to close any security holes and vulnerabilities. If you continue to use a PHP version that is no longer reviewed by its developers, your website may be compromised. Better performance Newer versions of PHP are always  more secure and powerful than older versions.  Many modern CMS / website tools such as WordPress also require a later version of PHP for this very reason. What ...