Migrating from Ghost to WordPress Step by Step

Ghost is a great blogging platform for those who enjoy its zen like process. If you want a bit more control like seo and social media shareability optimization plugins, then you may want to move to another platform till Ghost has those functionalities. As this blog grew I found my demands exceeded the abilities of…

Ghost JSON Export file to WordPress XML Import File Converter

This tool converts the contents of the JSON Ghost export file to the contents of a WordPress import XML file. It produces XML that the WorPress importer can recognize and includes: users tags posts Instructions Paste the contents of the Ghost Export file in the first textarea Press Convert Copy the resultant XML in the…

Updating WordPress Manually on a Linux (CentOS 6) Step-by-Step

These are the instructions needed to upgrade WordPress Manually on a linux (CentOS 6) system. Requirements WordPress has been fully installed and configured Have root Priveleges I also suggest backing up your data which can be done using Akeeba as explained here Manual Upgrade Go to your WP root Directory [ahmed@amayem ~]$ cd /var/www/wpsiteroot/ Download…

Backing Up WordPress and Database using Secured Akeeba

Backing up your WordPress site (or multisite) is an important task if you care about your content. A good backing up system can save you a lot of time if something happens to your data or, even configuration. This tutorial will go through how to setup and use Akeeba Backup CORE for WordPress. Requirements WordPress…

Installing a Plugin (MU (MultiSite) Domain Mapping) on a MultiSite WordPress Installation

This post is part of a step-by-step series on installing WordPress on Linux (CentOS 6) After setting up a network wordpress site you may want to install some plugins. So in the network admin dashboard we click on Plugins and search for some way to install it as we are used to with the regular…