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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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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A better way to backup your blog

Yesterday I showed you how to backup your blog manually. But that way means that you have to remember to regularly create the backups.  With a plug-in called “WP-DB-Backup” you can automate the process so that you don’t forget! Here … Continue reading

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