Category Archives: wordpress

Quick WP upgrading with WPCLI

This is the easiest way to upgrade WordPress. You’ll execute these commands on the server itself.

Requirements

  • ssh access to your server
  • wp-cli command installed (instructions for installing wp-cli at http://wp-cli.org/)

Install/Upgrade WP CLI

  • wp-cli should be upgraded each time a WordPress installation is upgraded.

Upgrade WP

Prep work

Change into the WP directory

Make a list of active plugins

Update all plugins

Deactivate all of the plugins

Upgrade WordPress

Reactivate all of the previously active plugins.

Check the site in various browsers (make sure cache has been cleared).

Convert WP to static HTML – part 2

This is a followup to this previous post. So I’ve been converting some more blogs to static html files, and this time around things seemed to be so different, that I made up a new how to. Here are the steps that I’ve been using to convert blogs using the default Kubric theme. Update the […]

Major Update to Multiple SVN WordPress Installs

It’s been a while, but I thought it important to post an update to the wpupdate program I wrote to upgrade a whole mess of WordPress installs at one time. I took a cue from the program officially sponsored by WP, but think mine is much, much better. 🙂 Here are some of the features: […]

THAT podcast

Check out THAT podcast (THAT = The Humanities And Technology). It’s a new video pod cast put on by a couple of co-workers at CHNM. They interview someone in the technical field about software that helps those of us in the humanities. The first episode includes an interview with Matt Mullenweg, creator of WordPress (the […]

Converting WordPress to static html

UPDATE: Check out the new post on a better way to do this here: Convert WP to Static HTML Part 2. Or see the page devoted to the script here: Make WordPress Static. Usually people are wanting to convert their static html pages to some dynamic content management system. I’ve run into the issue of […]

Adding the calendar in WordPress

This is the info… http://codex.wordpress.org/Template_Tags/get_calendar but to save you all from having to go to a different page, I shall explain it here. You simply need to add a line of PHP code to the template. The code is:

The steps: 1. Go to the admin section of WordPress. 2. Presentation 3. Theme Editor […]