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Trouble moving your site to Godaddy Managed WordPress Hosting Plan? - Here are some pointers 1

Trouble moving your site to Godaddy Managed WordPress Hosting Plan? – Here are some pointers

By Pieter Hartsook / September 14, 2015 / 0 Comments
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Recently a reader raised a question in a comment to a previous post. He was confused about how to move an existing site to Godaddy Managed WordPress Hosting. Having done this several dozen times now I’ve developed some “best practices” and work-arounds I can share.

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Google filters out websites that are not mobile-friendly from search results - how to check your site 2

Google filters out websites that are not mobile-friendly from search results – how to check your site

By Pieter Hartsook / November 20, 2014 / 1 Comment
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click to go and check your website

Google has started rolling out filtering for Google searches from mobile devices. If you site doesn’t meet the criteria for mobile-friendly, your site won’t show up in the search results no matter how relevant your page

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Growing Pains for GoDaddy WordPress Managed Hosting - no easy way to backup your site! 3

Growing Pains for GoDaddy WordPress Managed Hosting – no easy way to backup your site!

By Pieter Hartsook / March 21, 2014 / 13 Comments
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Admittedly it’s a new product, but currently there is no elegant way to manually backup your WordPress site at GoDaddy WordPress Managed Hosting. GoDaddy does take a nightly snapshot of the files and database and keeps it around for 30 days. If you want to rollback to a previous version, you have to call customer support and get them to do it. But change is coming…

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It's OK to go ahead now... WARNING! Don't update BackWPup plugin to version 3.x yet It's OK to go ahead now... 4

It's OK to go ahead now… WARNING! Don't update BackWPup plugin to version 3.x yet It's OK to go ahead now…

By Pieter Hartsook / March 4, 2013 / 1 Comment
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Go Ahead SignBackWPup plugin developer, Daniel Huesken has decided to begin offering a “Pro” version beginning with version 3.0 of the plugin. I don’t have a problem with this and in some cases might recommend the Pro

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WordPress 3.5 has arrived, I've installed it, and nothing seems to be broken. 5

WordPress 3.5 has arrived, I've installed it, and nothing seems to be broken.

By Pieter Hartsook / December 11, 2012 / 1 Comment
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WordPress 3.5 Another in a series of painless upgrades from WordPress. Double thumbs up for WordPress.org.

One big advantage of this version of WordPress is that now I can create and edit posts on my iPad. In the previous version of WordPress the insert media

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Relevanssi plugin breaks WordPress built-in editor searchs 6

Relevanssi plugin breaks WordPress built-in editor searchs

By Pieter Hartsook / July 2, 2012 / 0 Comments
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Relevanssi plugin breaks WordPress built-in editor searchs 7Relevanssi – A Better Search plugin breaks the search function in the “Media Library’, “Insert Media panel”, and also the ‘Insert link to existing content” in the hyperlink panel.

Relevanssi replaces WordPress default search with a partial-match search that sorts results by relevance

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