April 2017

Setting up a local WordPress environment

Everyone has their own method for building and hosting their WordPress site. One easy solution is building it locally then exporting it to your live server. Chris is going to show you a great solution for both Mac and PC, that lets you work locally and helps get your site up and running quickly and simply.

Here are the slides.

 

How to configure HTTPS on WordPress

How to Configure Https on Wordpress

So you’ve got your new Secure Layer Socket Certificate (SSL) from your trusted provider, like Comodo and your using a self hosted WordPress site. What do you do what steps are needed to implement this properly on your site.

In this article I will go through my setup on how to Implement the https component on WordPress.

Currently this article is not finished but published for a talk on SSL at Melbourne WordPress Meetup. Bookmark the page as I will be updating it in the next couple of days.

To Start here is some great code I’ve used for my htaccess file.

Where should I go to get more help for WordPress related queries?

This question was raised at the end of the session.

Here is my answer to the group.

For those of you who wanted some other places to hangout to find solutions to your WordPress problems, or to join in and help the community here is my list of places to go. Linkedin WordPress Experts with over 36,588 members. https://www.linkedin.com/grp/home?gid=1482937

WordPress Forums https://wordpress.org/support/

WordPress Australia, (mentioned at the meetup.) http://www.wpaustralia.org/

WordPress Stackexchange http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/

If your using a multisite, then look at WPMUDEV
https://premium.wpmudev.org/forums/

If you want to get your hands wet and have some free time, you can always offer some help on the WordPress.com support thread, https://en.forums.wordpress.com/

 

Feel free to add to the list.