Ubuntu Server WordPress with W3 Total Cache install

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Initial installation Ubuntu Server Last time I configured my web server with Ubuntu Server, I had problems finding all the instructions on what and how to install everything needed to get a WordPress blog with W3 Total Cache, CDN, Apache2 MPM Worker and fcgi working. So this is my attempt to write down the steps […]

Hosting server at blueHost vs. self hosted

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Bluehost When setting up my old blog again that’s been down for about six months, I decided to host it, instead of having my linux machine here at home. So I started looking for hosting company. And what better place than to check out the WordPress page. I’ve tried a while with another hosting company, […]

Problem changing all WordPress tables from MyISAM to InnoDB

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All my tables in my MySQL database for my WordPress blog was in MyISAM format, but I want to change over to the more reliable and supposedly faster InnoDB. But as usual I had some problems doing the conversion.

Problem installing fcgi for Apache2 in Ubuntu Server

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I’ve gone mad trying to find instructions to install fcgi on my web server for php5 and Apache2. After trying many solutions, I finally found a link to a description that got fcgi to work with Apache2. So I thought I’d share it for others having problems.

Optimize MySQL performance for speed and memory use

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I found this great shell script to test your MySQL server. You need to have your MySQL server up and running a while before running the test to get valid data. With all the possible setting variations this is can be a handy tool. Get MySQL Performance tuner here.

MAMP WordPress and Error establishing a database connection

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I’ve installed MAMP on my Mac to do some changes to my blog. I tried to set the WordPress wp-config.php file to connect to localhost:8889, but got an error that It could not connect to the database. After replacing localhost:8889 to 127.0.0.1:8889 it works. My quick guess is that permissions for the root user is […]

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