Melana Preston

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    Generic email set-up instructions

    These are generic set-up instructions using IMAP Email Address User Name Password Your case sensitive password Your Name Enter your nam...

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    Error Establishing a database connection

    If your site is displaying a white page with this error, this is most likely due to incorrect database credentials stored in the WordPress configuration file.     To correct this, access your file...

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    The importance of WordPress Updates

    An important element for a secure and functioning WordPress installation is to ensure that the WordPress version and all plugins are up-to-date. Since WordPress is updated regularly, it is recommen...

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    Resetting the WordPress password

    In case you are unable to access your WordPress administration, the easiest and most recommended method of recovering your WordPress password is from the login screen using the 'Lost your password?...

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    How to change the Site URL

    Here are the steps to correct the Wordpress URL in the event your Wordpress site loads when typing "" but should load when "" is entered. These s...

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    Install a WordPress Plugin

    1. Go to Plugins and click Add New. 2. Type in the name of the WordPress Plugin or descriptive keyword, author, or tag in the Search Plugins box or click a tag link below the screen.   3. Find th...

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    Install a WordPress Theme

      1. Log in to WordPress, select the Appearance panel, and then select Themes. 2. Select Add New. 3. Use the filter or Search options to find a Theme you prefer. 4. Click the Preview link to see...

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    Where do I access my WP admin?

    To access your WordPress admin area, visit your site’s login page by placing wp-login after your domain name (e.g. Now log into WordPress using your username and pass...

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    What is WordPress?

    WordPress is a powerful content management system which is popular because of its usability and scalability; however, it can sometimes have issues. The first, and best step, to ensuring a functiona...

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    Why aren't my php.ini changes taking effect?

    Our VPS run FastCGI which causes certain scripting processes to execute for long period of time to increase performance.  Because the php.ini script is only read when a script starts up this can ca...