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Error establishing a database connection (WordPress Error FIXED)

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This WordPress error establishing a database connection is normal so please do not panic. I want to guide you step by step to fixing it.

I’m going to propose a solution irrespective of your Web Hosting provider. I have seen many guides how to fix this database connection error. But most of these are specific to different hosting solutions.

We will look at salvaging this in 3 different ways:

  1. Checking to make sure we are properly connecting to the database
  2. Using the WordPress Database repair tool
  3. Contacting your host

Again don’t panic. These are very friendly tools and methods and I will make sure even my grand ma can follow these instructions and fix the problem. Continue reading

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WordPress for Beginners the Ultimate Guide to Help You

WordPress can be confusing for beginners. I still remember the day that I first started using the platform. It took me over 8 hours to set up my very first blog. This WordPress for beginners post is going to help you get started on the right foot with a self-hosted blog so you can start blogging without any confusion.

If you’re new to the blogging world or have been researching on how to start a blog, you’ve probably heard about WordPress. If you’ve Googled “which platform should I start my blog on?”

We have all done this as new bloggers at one point or another. Continue reading

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Beautiful WordPress Themes ~ 2018 Rock Solid Designs!

WordPress is most powerful and easy to use content management system. Whatever type of website you need to create, WordPress has you covered with thousands of beautiful WordPress Themes.

Setting up a website with WordPress is painless as well as cost effective. It will only take a few minutes to set-up a solid website for your business.

However, finding a quality WordPress theme that meets your expectation perfectly is not easy. Below I’ve compiled a cool collection of beautiful WordPress themes that completely suited for almost every business niche. Each of these themes comes with customizable theme option panel that let you design a website that stand out from the rest.

So here is the list of beautiful WordPress themes with rock solid design check out these and see if anything catches your attention. Continue reading

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Monstroid Giveaway: Win a Bestselling WordPress Theme!

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Today we are happy to present to you Monstroid – one of those multipurpose themes that are able to turn your website into literally anything.

What’s so special about this theme? It has been crafted to meet the requirements of just about any WordPress user – a blogger, a business owner or a freelance web designer. Its integration with such major WordPress plugins as WooCommerce, bbPress and BuddyPress will allow you to build a multi-function website,  and powerful and intuitive customization options will take care of its appearance.

And today you can win one for yourself by leaving a specific comment under this post. This will be discussed a little later, and now, let’s dig deeper into Monstroid’s capabilities and see how you can benefit from it. Continue reading

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Top 4 cheap Managed WordPress Hosting Providers!

The demand for WordPress as a content management system (cms) for different types of websites is constantly on a rise. This, of course has also led to an increase in demand for managed WordPress hosting providers.

WordPress is the free and most-flexible CMS that can be hosted on any Unix/Linux systems but to get the best results, there has been need to setup dedicated servers and teams with some specific requirements that will ensure security, speed, compatibility and up-time.

Many Webhosting providers today have grown to understand this and are beginning to assign dedicated resources to manage WordPress Hosting as a separate line of product. Continue reading

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How to secure a new WordPress blog from hackers!

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To secure a new WordPress blog should be a top priority especially if your copy is self-hosted. A common deadly mistake I see around is a hurry to start pulling traffic and publishing articles on a newly installed self hosted blog without taking some necessary security steps. That’s foundation for disaster.

This is part 6 in the series to build a money making blog. If you missed the other 5  parts, here is the front page for a list of contents.

In part 5, we saw how easy it is to install WordPress with HostGator. As a matter of fact, it takes less than 3 minutes to get a copy installed.

In part 7, we are looking at setting up the right theme to monetize your blog.

NB: My buddy, Mike Wallagher has written a great post on 47 different ways to use WordPress. I recommend you check it out.

The copy we installed in part 5 is still virgin and vulnerable to attacks and damages. In this part, we are going to implement basic and solid security to our fresh copy. While it is not common to have a 100% secured blog, it’s going to keep you very safe from your end. Continue reading