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Month: September 2018

Plugins for Migrating WordPress Installations

Plugins for Migrating WordPress Installations

For anybody who manages a wordpress installation, a question that inevitably arises at some point or another is how to migrate their site from one hosting provider to another. Ideally, any such migration tool should have the following capabilities: Allow backup files of a reasonable size say 512 MB or 1 GB for freeAllow in-dashboard importing of external backup file, and …Allow filtering of files and directories which are included in the backup archive while exporting a site. I tried…

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How to kill a great platform

How to kill a great platform

There are few things in life more disappointing than watching a beautifully crafted, socially responsible, disruptive technology platform self-destruct from the inside out. With the launch of the so-called “web-extensions” versions of Mozilla Firefox – which now extends to the once reliable ESR (Extended Support Releases) branch – Mozilla has destroyed much of the appeal that Firefox once held for its community of loyal and devoted users and developers. This is a not a recent development. It started several years…

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