Tag: WordPress

As your website grows and changes, you may find that its existing domain name no longer suits your needs. Although changing your domain is simple, it can have a negative effect on your site’s Search Engine Optimization (SEO) if you’re not careful. SEO plays a major role in the success of your website, particularly when it comes to visibility and traffic. Fortunately, there are ways to switch your domain name without any lasting effects. This means you can make the change, and still continue to rank highly in Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs). In this post, we’ll briefly discuss the importance of SEO, and then explain how to switch your domain without damaging your site’s rankings. Let’s get started! Step 1: Backup Your Site If you using Managed WordPress Hosting or TDWS CloudSites it is extremely easy to manage backup with us! When you host with TD Web Services, no need for any complicated plugins or anything. TDWS Clients are able to create a backup in the Backup Manager. This allows customers to differentiate between the backups they created by themselves and technical backups of their subscription. The technical backups happen when TDWS Support back up customer subscriptions as a […]

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To remain agile and flexible in changing business environments, enterprises need to consider Cloud technologies. Cloud offers the desired scalability and operational agility for e-commerce platform providers to drive customer loyalty and increase transactions. However, business decisions are often impacted by multiple factors, such as costs, infrastructure, security, interoperability and compliance. TD Web Services engineered a Cloud based Highly Optimized WordPress framework for a leading provider of e-commerce services. The customer needs to scale up their environments during peak seasons. They need to operate a highly reliable and secure platform that makes it possible for their eCommerce business to conduct business even with high loads. Business Challenge A robust, secure and scalable solution to add quickly deployable and detailed on-demand WordPress services to the existing E-Commerce platform Improve Performance of their current website and reduce the load time by under 2s. Our Solution TD Web Services collaborated with the customer to develop a Cloud based framework using TDWS Cloud Servers and Automation with. A solution was a fully automated WordPress deployment Top Class Hosting Infrastructure SSD RAID 10 1 GBPS Port Speed Local / Network Storage (via Private Network) Terraform to create new server for client in TDWS Cloud Servers […]

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If you have lost your password and you are not able to reset password with Forget Password link; there is no need to panic – you can reset the password of your WordPress from phpMyAdmin or MySQL. The first recommended step for a beginner-level user to restore WordPress is to contact TDWS Support. Unlike other hosting provides who can take upto days or more than few hours, TDWS Support will change and reset your password for you within first hour. You don’t need to have long waiting time when you are with TDWS Hosting. If you are intermidiate to advanced user of WordPress and are very comfortable working with cPanel or the control panel that your service has provided you with; here is a rather quick way to restore your password a few minutes. Method #1: Editing wp_user table with phpMyAdmin This is a straight forward method and easiest (safest) method. We will highly recommend use of this method. 1. Open phpMyAdmin via TDWS cPanel (or any other Control Panel Provided by your Hosting Provider) To do this is very simple, login to your TDWS account and goto your cPanel. Once you are on cPanel click on phpMyAdmin as shown […]

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There are various reason you may want to move your WordPress site from your current domain to your new domain. It could be your SEO or Rebranding your business or you have got access to a much stronger domain. If you are a WordPress User or have experience with WordPress you already know moving a WordPress site is a lot more than just copying your PHP files and your DB. This is why we have put this step-by-step guide to help you to move your WordPress from Domain A to Domain B. Steps on your Current Domain For the purpose of this tutorial we will be using cPanel. It is provided by most of the hosting companies. It is also a very easy Panel to use. TD Web Services, Business Hosting, Budget Hosting are providing you with cPanel. Step 1: Backup your current WordPress Files Login to your cPanel and click in Backup option that is provided. There are two option, a full backup will backup your whole site. You will need access to WHM Restore function to restore it – this is useful if you have a VPS Server or a Dedicated Server with cPanel Installed. Most of the […]

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At the current times, WordPress is the best CMS platform there is without a shadow of a doubt. True there are many other CMS platforms available, paid and open source, and you are bound to hear praise going their way and claiming to be the best. This however does not change the fact that WordPress is at the very top of the food chain being highly reliable secure and easy to use. It therefore comes as no shock to realize that it has close to over 50 million sites riding sturdy on its back or the fact that web designers would never ever dream of making use of anything else. In this article, we will assume that you have set your mind on using WordPress as your CMS. And with that, let us have a look at the checklist to creating the perfect WordPress site. 1. Choose a domain Web users would not be in a position to find you if you do not have a domain. In the event that you do not know what a domain is, www.twitter.com is a domain as is http://www.yahoo.com. The www and the http:// are optional. The sites will work whether or not […]

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Before we even start on the checklist, let us first get some things straight and make no mistake about it: becoming the best and the top WordPress develop is going to be hard work – very hard work. It will take a whole lot of your time energy and will test your patience and determination. So if you are looking for an easy way to the top, then you are mistaken and in the wrong track altogether. Being the best is extremely hard and statistically, the odds will be and are stacked against you. But this is not to mean that it is not doable. Speaking of installing WordPress, watching some few video tutorials and customizing several themes does not qualify you as an expert. True, your knowledge surpasses that of the average person but being an expert means knowing far beyond the basics and pushing every boundary when it calls for it. Why should you strive to be a top developer? Well, why shouldn’t you? If you are working or plan on starting to work with WordPress, there is no point for you to settle for average. Life is full of average and normal as it is. The following […]

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There are numerous web hosts that offering shared hosting plans to customers. You will even find hosts offering multiple plans to suit different clientele. Some of these plans include: full e-commerce features, hosting for medium and small businesses and even “single page” hosting. That’s not all, come hosts provide unlimited shared hosting plans. If you’re interested in hosting plans, you might be wondering what exactly “unlimited web hosting” entails. Read on to find out what it is and its benefits. Unlimited web hosting explained Unlimited web hosting plans refer to bandwidth, unlimited disk space and unlimited monthly disk transfer. Competition has been intense in this industry and nowadays you will find more companies that offer unlimited bandwidth, unlimited space, and unlimited sub domain, unlimited domain hosting and unlimited email. Due to the competition, the plans are priced competitively. These plans are very lucrative and allow the webmasters to venture without restrictions. However, the unlimited plan packages are not always reliable and sustainable. There is always a catch that you need to be aware of. What’s the catch? It is important to think through and analyze what these plans purport to offer. Unlimited hosting would mean that the every webmaster can […]

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WordPress is an open source tool for website and blogging. This tool operates on php and MySQL and currently includes over 22,000 plug-ins. They enable you to customize it to your specific needs. The first step to installing WordPress is in ensuring that your server has LAMP. You must also have root privileges or necessary administrator rights, if you are to install WordPress as per the directions in this guide. Step 1 Download WordPress from their website if you do not have it already. It will come as a zipped package that will directly store itself in your directory. To download, wget http://wordpress.org/latest.tar.gz Once downloaded you will have to unzip it, tar -xzvf latest.tar.gz Once unzipped, these files will go to the WordPress directory, in the home directory. Step 2 Creating a WordPress Database and User first by creating a new MySQL directory for WordPress. For this, you will need to log into the MySQL Shell mysql –u root –p Here you will have to log in with your MySQL user password in order to create a WordPress database and a user in that database. You will also need a new credentials i.e.  Password for the user you create. To […]

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E-commerce business is booming. There are reasons why e-commerce is a preferred channel. You get to reach out to a wide audience through e-commerce while with a brick and mortar shop you would at most manage to get folks around the street. As one marketer has put it nicely – there are only three things you must ensure for your business – location, location and location. An internet platform is perhaps the best location for your business. However, it’s not easy to set up an e-commerce site from scratch. That’s why WordPress is a good option for your e-commerce business. Ease of installation WordPress can be installed without any technical know-how. There are many hosting sites which provide WordPress which is pre-installed. When it comes to installing themes, you are literally spoiled for choice. There is a tailor-made theme for every occasion. You can buy an excellent e-commerce based theme which will enable you to do all that is necessary for selling your products and services. If you are adventurous you can even get your theme tweaked with minimum expenses. E-commerce plugin with shopping cart A major advantage of using WordPress for your e-commerce business is the availability of some […]

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To understand how you can use WordPress to create your own website it is paramount to understand first what WordPress is. WordPress is considered as one of the world best tool to use in the creation and managing of website. And by website I mean any kind of website be it a blog or a business website. When using WordPress to create a website one does not need design skills or codes to create site that appears professional. WordPress world comprises of thousands of free site design to which one can choose the theme he or she needs for his website. Thus, word press makes it easy for one to build a website without having the knowledge of HTML or writing codes. The difference between desktop software and WordPress is that it runs online and one does not have to install anything no tools required to do so and updates can be carried out anywhere so long as the internet is available. What makes WordPress more interesting is that its free to modify and use. Moreover, the website is portable meaning that one can host it anywhere and be free to move it as he or she wills.   WordPress Brief […]

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