Mistakes regarding website speed

here is a job posted on a forum: Hello we are looking for someone who can improve a website speed: (domain hidden) We want someone who can do better than plugins. The website is basically a landing page, 1 page only, so we are seeking for a grade A. Read moreLoopback or REST API Request … Read more

How to Block Bot Traffic

Have you ever gone through your server logs and discovered those aggressive spiders that your servers at crazy request rates? Here is a quick list of known bots to be inserted into robots.txt User-agent: AhrefsBot Disallow: / User-agent: BLEXBot Disallow: / User-agent: Ezooms Disallow: / User-agent: MJ12bot Disallow: / User-agent: Majestic-12 Disallow: / User-agent: Majestic-SEO … Read more

WP Widgets now use Block Editor

The recent WordPress update changed the way to edit the widgets on this page: wp-admin/widgets.php Instead of having the classic widgets dashboard Read moreLoopback or REST API Request erroryou now work with a problematic block editor to manage the widgets To restore the old functionality that made sense just find the file functions.php in your … Read more

MySQL error token mismatch

MySQL error token mismatch when you connect to a database in PHPMyadmin. if the browser cookies don’t match the error: token mismatch comes up Read moreDatabase connection error Reasons that generate this error: 1. the /tmp directory is full. Run the command df -h on a server terminal, empty the directory contents when you find … Read more

Server out of space

Domain is using a lot of space. The total disk usage of the server is 132G out of 150GB disk limit. If you have access to a server terminal you may run df -i -h to check the directory (inodes) structure and how space is allocated. The number of inodes (linux systems) is critical, if … Read more

Loopback or REST API Request error

A typical message created from the server and sent to a WP owner: – – – REST API encountered an error The REST API is one way WordPress, and other applications, communicate with the server. One example is the block editor screen, which relies on this to display, and save, your posts and pages. Read … Read more

502 server error (Bad Gateway)

Bad Gateway errors originate always on the server, and contrary to the info you will find online, there’s nothing wrong with your website, your browser cache or cookies. For example, WP Engine runs a useless script (for webmasters) on its servers, called “Process killer” that steps in to cut any script running for 60 or … Read more

Database connection error

Very common error this one (Database connection error). What it means is, WordPress lost connection to its database, therefore it cannot pull any content or render the pages. The issue is of high severity and critical when it happens. Read moreMySQL error token mismatch The issue is generated due to faulty SQL server setup (host … Read more