WordPress is a great platform that is made all the better by how detailed and powerful the standard WordPress dashboard is. You can achieve much, in terms of customizing the way that your site feels and functions, by simply using the tools that WordPress has made available to you as standard. There comes a time in any website owner’s life, however, when you will need to go beyond this functionality. Working with the WordPress .htaccess
You’d like to think that moving your WordPress site from one host to another is really easy, but it can truly get frustrating. We were literally helping a client last night that decided to move from one host to another and it quickly turned into a troubleshooting session. They did what folks would normally do – they zipped up the entire installation, exported the database, moved it to the new server and imported the database.
The last 48 hours haven’t been fun. Technology is a fantastic thing, but it’s never perfect. When if fails, I’m not sure there’s really that much preparation you can have… but you do have to react. You may have noticed that our site was getting gruelingly slow the last couple weeks. It was strange given the fact that we have it on a great hosting package combined with a database server and content delivery network.