How do I update WordPress?

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Are you wondering how to update wordpress safely?  I know, it’s a big deal, your site may be your lively-hood, or your best expression of you and what you do, and you don’t want to lose it.  But on the other hand you know it’s been too long since the site was updated.

How to setup SEO for WordPress

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Your site is live and ready to go, you (or your developer) have spent countless hours making it just right and the site is absolutely spectacular.  The problem?  No one is seeing it?  This guide is just for you as Rudtek is going to give you the guide on how to setup SEO for WordPress. While this guide is designed … Read More

Using SEO Friendly URL Structures in WordPress

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SEO friendly URLs contain words that clearly explain the content of the page, and they’re easy to read by both humans and search engines. Here is what an SEO friendly URLs looks like: https://www.example.com/fix-my-wordpress/ https://www.example.com/i-need-better-seo/ Notice that these URLs are readable and a user can guess what they will see on the page just by looking at the URL text. … Read More

WordPress 4.9 Released

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Major Customizer Improvements, Code Error Checking, and More! Version 4.9 of WordPress, named “Tipton” in honor of jazz musician and band leader Billy Tipton, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in 4.9 will smooth your design workflow and keep you safe from coding errors.

Can a wordpress install be automated?

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WordPress itself does a pretty good job of automating the setup, but what if you want more? If you’re like me you may install WordPress over and over and over and over (and over and over) and in that case a little more automation would be nice. I found a script that does just the job. Enter WP Quick Install … Read More

Use SSH to change file and directory permissions to 0644 and 0755

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Often we find ourselves needing to bulk change all file permissions or all directory permission for an entire site or directory. Here at Rudtek, we have received calls because a site is down with an error 500 (looking at you WordPress!) This is caused by servers, or users, applying the wrong permissions to a file on the site.

How to move or copy files with SSH

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When developing a theme in WordPress, it’s often easier to move files or directories on the webserver than downloading and re-uploading all the files together.  You may need to move one or more files/folders or copy them to a different location. You can do so using an SSH connection.

FCC Approved Net Neutrality

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Rudtek on Net Neutrality

What does it mean for the average consumer that the FCC Approved Net Neutrality? To answer this we have to look at the root of the problem.  There once was a big internet provider company (Comcast) who came to understand that companies who need lots of internet (Netflix, amazon, etc)  might be a good money source.  Comcast tried to charge … Read More

Asus EeeBook X205 Review

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Asus Ultraportable X205 Laptop

While clicking through some of our more favorite technology sites (besides our own of course) I came across a deal for an Asus x205 Laptop. $150 dollars for a laptop with windows 8.1. With a one year subscription to office 365 (a $99) value. This actually breaks the through the “should I purchase this” barrier! The local Staples store had … Read More