The Easiest Way of Migrating WordPress Content

In my earlier blog post , I did share about my experience about migrating my blog from a Shared Hosting to a VPS . However one thing that did trouble me is of course to migrate my entire WordPress installation.

No doubt there are actually some easy way out for us to do , including plug-ins and a lot of guides out there. I realised that migrating the whole WordPress along with its settings may not be the right thing to do in my case as I want to start fresh – but then I want to retain the whole content + structure.

Second reason being is that I realized my earlier WordPress installation was hacked and the hacked manager to put a script that pretty much sends out spam to the outside world (that made sense on why my blog was penalised for a very long time).

Keep in mind that this does not back up your plugins and other configuration. It just moves your content. I had to set up the rest basically

The way how I did it was into two steps :-

  1. Migrate the content out (using built-in tool)- You can read more about how to do it here
  2. Copying the upload folder – this is inside wp-content folder and it contains all of it. Personally , you may want to use a File Manager to easily import and export it.

Overall , it took me about 2-3 hours to restore my WordPress installation. Clearly I did not lose any content but I need to check my older posts if something is not showing up properly such as embedded YouTube video.

 

My Experience of Moving From Shared Hosting To VPS

Much like the rest of you – I’ve started (well decided to kick-start again) my blog with a shared hosting (or a hosted solution like Blogger or WordPress hosted). My blog used to be hosted on several sites before I made a move to host it on HostGator a couple of years back until about few weeks ago , I decided to move to a Virtual Private Server (VPS). I thought of sharing my experience in my blog post on why I made the move , what are the things that you need to be aware of and if it is suitable for everyone

 

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Enable SSL in WordPress With CloudFlare in 2 Easy Steps

HTTPS is gaining ground just about everywhere and the important of surfing websites securely have raised in the given years. Given that Google loves to rank sites that are on HTTPS higher compared to non-HTTPS , it is become uttermost important for WordPress blog owners to get their blog or site to be on HTTPS.

In this simple , how-to guide.  We would look into how to enable HTTPS for free , provided that you have your own WordPress blog hosted (just like in my case). This would ensure that connection to our WordPress site is secure
Best of all it can be done in 2 easy steps
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ASUS RT-14UHP Wireless Router Giveaway

In conjugation with the spirit of Merdeka , I am  giving away an ASUS RT-14UHP Wireless Router for free (worth RM 289) and also 10% discount on ASUS RT-14UHP purchases – which is made possible to the great people at ASUS Malaysia 

  • Lag when you play DOTA ?
  • Poor WiFi ?
  • Spending too much $$$ on electricity bill for leaving your PC 24/7 to torrent ?

If you have answered all of it as a yes (or not). Then uh , step right up to the giveaway.
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How To Hack HyppTV Android Box (Huawei EC6106V)

Good news everyone , if you are using the new HyppTV box with Android. There is an exploit out there which allows you to run Play Store , install apks and basically transform the boring HyppTV into something new.
This enables roots , allows you to install a lot of programs from the Play Store (and other Google Apps)  to the HyppTV  box , which takes the HyppTV box to entirely a new level

Hello Android
Hello Android & Root

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How to Fix TM UniFi DIR-615 WiFi Issues

This is a simple guide which I have written on how to fix TM UniFi DIR-615 WiFi Issues.

Comparison In Terms of Size
TM’s UniFi Router against the mighty ASUS AC Router (Read the review about it here)

If you are facing the following issues :-

  1. WiFi disconnects often
  2. WiFi connection is very slow compared to using Cable
  3. Unable to connect to WiFi at all (This is common for iPhone , Macs and iPad)

Fear not , I’ll show you step-by-step on how to fix it. I will be working with Amanz to get this article translated to Malay language , which I’ll share the link once it has been translated

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BenQ EW2440L Review – Part 2 (For Your Eyes Only)

This is the second part of my review of the BenQ EW2440L monitor.  You may read my initial impressions of the  monitor by clicking here. In this part , I’ll be taking a look at the features of the BenQ EW2440L monitor to do a check if they are really what they claim to be or it is just a hype or cool-to-have-functionality-but-it-is-not-practical 
BenQ-EW2440L-front-view
Unlike other monitor makers out there in the market , BenQ is taking a rather different approch and I do hope (honestly speaking) that they set the standard for other monitor manufacturers to follow. They are mostly focusing on a ‘healthy’ monitor (yes I’ve invented that word just now , much like ‘healthy/organic’ food). They have invented. According to TFT Central database , BenQ (at this time of writing) seems to be the only manufacturer that is pushing for flicker-free experience
Now let’s take a look at each of the functionality of this monitor shall we
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