Understanding how WordPress installs plugins

Understanding how WordPress installs plugins is a great piece of knowledge: 1) it’s actually fairly simple, and 2) it can get you out of a lot of problems. In this article, we’re going to learn about that, and see what we can do with it. Of course, you...

Does your PHP version matter?

You’ve very likely heard about PHP many times, if you’re running a WordPress site… but, do you know what it is, and why it matters? PHP is the programming language that WordPress, like most websites, is written in. It has its share of defects, but...

How to backup to Google Drive

WPMU have published a guide on how to backup to Google Drive, as their “weekend WordPress project”. You can see it here. Alternatively, our own guide is here: http://updraftplus.com/support/configuring-google-drive-api-access-in-updraftplus/ Setting up...