Category Archives: WordPress

WordPress Multisite – Error Establishing a Database Connection

If you get the error “Error establishing a database connection” when you are moving a WordPress multisite website to a different url, this error is not related to database connection. It is related to the url stored in your database and wp-config.php file. Moving Multisite to localhost I wanted to create a test environment using […]


Fixed – WordPress User Role dropdown is blank

Issue When I try to add a new user in WordPress under Admin > Users > Add New User, it shows blank dropdown. Root Cause I manually tried to change the WordPress prefix after WordPress blog was created. I made change only within wp-config.php and renamed tables but it required change in data as well. […]


Fixed – Media Library Folders plugin TypeError XYZ is undefined

Issue When I tried to use Media Library Folders WordPress plugin, it shows following errors Root Cause I manually tried to change the WordPress prefix after WordPress blog was created. I made change only within wp-config.php and renamed tabled but it required change in data as well. This caused the issue. Fix Table PREFIX_options has […]


Add border and shadow to WordPress post images without plugin

I wanted to add a nice looking border and shadow to my WordPress images added within the post but did not want to add a plugin. Plugin has its own cost in terms of performance so I did not want to add a plugin for the sake of adding border and shadow to the images. […]


Google Adsense plugin not visible In WordPress Admin plugin list

I wanted to add a Google Adsense plugin in my wordpress blog. I installed it through my WordPress network and I can see that the plugin is available in “wp-content/plugins” folder but somehow it is not visible when go to “Network Admin” > Plugins. I checked on individual blog plugin list but it was not […]


WPMU 2.6 to 2.8 upgrade errors

I am the Webmaster of Gujarati Sahitya Sarita Website. From past so many days I wanted to update this site but couldn’t get enough time to get it done. Finally I dared to upgrade this site. This site was using old codebase wpmu 2.6. Upgrade from 2.6 to 2.7 was easy. I had to do […]


WordPress Comment Spam Even with Comments Disabled for Blog

I have my WordPress blog at https://diary.vishalon.net. Every day I am getting hundreds of comment spam. I had installed comment spam fight plugin and it seems like worked for few days but again I was getting spam comments. I changed the settings of blog so that only logged in user can put a comment. I […]


WordPress Yearly/Monthly/Weekly Post Repeater Plugin

Post Repeater plugin is a boon when you need to repeat a single post every year/month/week of the day. You may achieve this functionality by editing timestamp manually, but using this plugin you can automate this task. This plugin is very useful when you are blogging about weekly/monthly/yearly/historical events, famous persons etc. All the posts […]


WordPress Yearly Repeater Plugin

Update: This plugin is modified and created new Post Repeater Plugin which is capable of repeating the post yearly/monthly/weekly bases. Yearly Repeater plugin is a boon when you need to repeat a single post every year on a particular day. You can achieve this by editing timestamp manually every year, but using this plugin you […]


WordPress Sticky Post Plugin

Sticky Post Plugin is a must have plugin in your WordPress arsenal. This plugin shows the designated post on the top of every post. There is no need to modify your current theme. Download WordPress Sticky Post Plugin Version Supported WordPress 2.1 and greaterWordPress Mu 1.1 and greater Installation Procedure 1) Download the plugin and […]