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Nifty WordPress Guides

Learn how to troubleshoot, improve, and secure a WordPress site with our nifty guides.

Learn how to troubleshoot and fix a WordPress site

Perform essential tasks & improve site performance

Increase website security with basic hardening tips

Featured Guides

See our hand picked guides to learn how to troubleshoot common WordPress errors and better secure your site.

How to fix a 500 Internal Server Error

When the hosting server is experiencing problems but can't pinpoint the exact issue. Learn how to troubleshoot & fix a 500 Internal Server Error.

How to make a WordPress Backup

Read through this helpful guide to learn how to make a WordPress backup. Having a reliable backup is important because you never know what could go wrong!

How to fix Error Establishing a Database Connection

This error occurs when the WordPress file structure cannot communicate properly with the database. Explore ways to resolve this database error with this guide.

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Helpful WordPress Resources

Dive into our featured resources to review security & performance on a WordPress site.

Essential WordPress Supplies

Common files & resources needed for a WordPress installation to function.

View the latest WordPress releases and download a copy of each version here.

Code for a basic .htaccess file can be found below. This helps sub-pages load.

Code for the index.php file which can be used in cases of corruption.

Useful Security Tools

Review your site for vulnerabilities, viruses, and check the status of an SSL.

A free website security check & malware scanner by Sucuri.

Check the SSL certificate validity with SSLShopper.

See if a domain is on a blocklist by VirusTotal.

Handy Development Tools

Explore website development and management tools when building a WordPress site.

Easily develop a WordPress site locally with Local WP.

Manage a WordPress database with Adminer.

Log into a site’s files via FTP with Filezilla.