Category Archives: WordPress Basics

Remove spam comments to reduce the database size

I’ve talked before about how important it is to reduce the size of the WordPress database to make it more efficient, and showed two plug-ins recently to reduce the number of revisions  stored for each post in the database. But … Continue reading

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Updating WordPress 3 (to 3.0.1)

For some days, WordPress has been showing me that an update is available. In fact, it shows 3 updates are available.  So let’s click on “Updates” in the Dashboard and find out what they are and see how to deal … Continue reading

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Another way to backup your blog

Having automated the database backup yesterday, the problem remains of what to do with the wp-content directory. Any images that you upload to your posts will usually be put here, as are the plug-ins and theme files, so having a … Continue reading

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