robots.txt – robots exclusion standard

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robots_exclusion_standard https://kinsta.com/blog/wordpress-robots-txt/ https://www.fixrunner.com/wordpress-robots-txt/ https://www.wpbeginner.com/wp-tutorials/how-to-optimize-your-wordpress-robots-txt-for-seo/ Yoast (apparently) does not let me edit robots.txt any more – most of the articles point me to Yoast.

my WordPress dashboard says: PHP Update Required (I am with Hostsharing.net)

alright, an update is required – aha which PHP version is being used by my WordPress installation? https://wordpress.org/support/plugin/display-php-version/ – a nice WordPress plugin “displaying the current PHP version in the “At a Glance” admin dashboard widget“ which PHP versions are available on my platform? https://www.hostsharing.net/ https://doc.hostsharing.net/referenz/php.html#vorinstallierte-php-version-wechseln https://wiki.hostsharing.net/index.php?title=PHP#Vorinstallierte_PHP_Version_wechseln

my web space provider performed a PHP upgrade, and my WordPress installation started complaining about sunrise.php

https://premium.wpmudev.org/forums/topic/please-copy-the-content-of-sunrisephp-from-where From that (actually quite old) article I somehow got the impression, some SUNRISE setting in my wp-config.php could be in my way. I do not have any sunrise.php, and I just uncommented the resp. setting, and everything was fine. I guess I had once needed that setting, but bad enough I had not left a comment… Continue reading my web space provider performed a PHP upgrade, and my WordPress installation started complaining about sunrise.php

in the middle of upgrading a WordPress plugin I exceeded my disk quota and I only saw “HTTP ERROR 500” from then on

Before I started upgrading that WordPress plugin I did not actually notice, that I exceeded my disk quota. Well, sh*t happens. Once I was able to think clearly again, I wondered which files I could easily get rid of. WordPress backups. I saved my (recent) WordPress backups over to my NAS immediately (I do have… Continue reading in the middle of upgrading a WordPress plugin I exceeded my disk quota and I only saw “HTTP ERROR 500” from then on

next time my WordPress looks somehow damaged or corrupt: get the backups over to my NAS immediately

A week later of the relevant sane backups already got removed. This is, where my backups get stored in my home directory on my provider’s host: …/wp/wp-content/uploads/backwpup-*-backups/ On my NAS in the “right” directory I already left a README with the rsync instructions. Last time (when an insane plugin removed lots of categories from articles)… Continue reading next time my WordPress looks somehow damaged or corrupt: get the backups over to my NAS immediately

WordPress 4.9 and its “Press This” plugin and bookmarklet (version 1.1.*)

https://wordpress.org/plugins/press-this https://github.com/WordPress/press-this/releases/tag/1.1.1 – “Restored Bookmarklet” (that’s what the Git tag note says) https://github.com/WordPress/press-this/releases/tag/1.1.0 – “Restored Bookmarklet” (that’s what the Git tag note says) https://wordpress.org/support/topic/the-transition-1-1-0-1-1-1-makes-me-happy-again/ – I posted this to express my gratitude (not sure, this will help anybody) WordPress 4.9 removed the bookmarklet functionality of “Press This“. That caused a lot of frustration and anger and fuzz. That’s… Continue reading WordPress 4.9 and its “Press This” plugin and bookmarklet (version 1.1.*)

WordPress and “Press This Restored!” (obsolete!!!)

https://wordpress.org/plugins/press-this/ – 2017-11-29: version 1.1.1 seems to re-establish all the old and expected bookmarklet functionality – I guess this makes lots of people happy again https://wordpress.org/support/topic/the-transition-1-1-0-1-1-1-makes-me-happy-again/ – I posted this to express my gratitude (not sure, this will help anybody) As of 2017-11-29 outdated information: https://woodalldesign.net/press-this-restored/ After upgrading my WordPress installation to 4.9, the “Press This!” bookmarklets… Continue reading WordPress and “Press This Restored!” (obsolete!!!)