How to backup your WordPress website using Backup Buddy

March 23rd, 2017

Some of our clients have the excellent Backup Buddy installed on their WordPress websites, making it easy to action a backup in seconds. This post will point out the basic steps to manually backup your website.

Our clients can backup their site via their hosting control panel but Backup Buddy makes this much easier and it’s accessible from within the WordPress admin area. If we setup your Backup Buddy plugin we will of already setup schedules so Backup Buddy automatically saves backups of your website regularly.

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FREE website for a local charity

December 22nd, 2016

This Christmas as a donation to a local charity, we’re looking to give away a full website worth up to £399 to help promote their cause.

Over on our Facebook page we’re looking to get charities to mark their interest and we’ll choose a winner in due course.

The website is 100% free but the charity will need to cover the yearly hosting charge with on our servers in exchange for the free website.

How to setup your email on iOS (iPhone, iPad)

September 12th, 2016

This post will help guide you through the installation of your email address onto an iPhone or iPad.

Go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Add Account

iOS step 1

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How to setup your email on Windows Mail

September 12th, 2016

This post will help guide you through the installation of your email address onto the Windows Mail app.

When you first load up Windows Mail it may prompt you to add an email account but if not follow the instructions below to add a new account.

windows-mail-1

Select Accounts > + Add account > Advanced set-up View full post »

Yoast SEO plugin – XML File not found

April 7th, 2016

One client recently had a problem using the Yoast SEO plugin returning an error, file not found.

Investigating via google we found the answer directly via the Yoast.com website. You’ll need to update the htaccess file and add the following code before the bulk of standard WordPress entries. Any of our clients who require assistance with this can drop us a line.

# Yoast SEO - XML Sitemap Rewrite Fix
RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /
RewriteRule ^sitemap_index.xml$ /index.php?sitemap=1 [L]
RewriteRule ^locations.kml$ /index.php?sitemap=wpseo_local_kml [L]
RewriteRule ^geo_sitemap.xml$ /index.php?sitemap=geo [L]
RewriteRule ^([^/]+?)-sitemap([0-9]+)?.xml$ /index.php?sitemap=$1&sitemap_n=$2 [L]
RewriteRule ^([a-z]+)?-?sitemap.xsl$ /index.php?xsl=$1 [L]
# END Yoast SEO - XML Sitemap Rewrite Fix

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