Category Archives: Web Hosting

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One Liner: Check Cron Jobs for All Users on a *nix Server

If you are ever in a situation where you are asked to find out whether or not a server is being used for anything important, some of the first things you would want to check is whether or not there are active websites, databases and automated tasks. Automated tasks often times are run by the Cron daemon on behalf of a user on the server. Read More →

How to Exclude Specific Databases from an –all-databases MySQL Dump

There may come a time where you need to make a complete database dump on your MySQL server, yet for whatever reason, you need to exclude databases. In my case, I needed to exclude a certain database so that when I combined multiple databases into one, another database’s tables didn’t get overwritten during the conversion. If you’re familiar with the grep command and piping, you Read More →

How to Move or Clone a Single Site or Multi Site WordPress Installation

If you ever have the need to move a WordPress site or a network of WordPress sites to a new server, it can be an outright frustrating task due to all of the settings and data that get accumulated over time. This article is written to be a quick reference for this seemingly daunting task. Eventually I may turn this article into a script to Read More →

Importing Images Into WordPress from SquareSpace

This article is a continuation of a previous article that I wrote titled Migrating Blog Content and Assets from SquareSpace to WordPress. That article showed you how to actually get the content of the blogs from SquareSpace into WordPress. This article show you how to get the files and images. Install Firefox and the DownThemAll Extension There is an extension for the Firefox Browser called Read More →

Migrating Blog Content and Assets from SquareSpace to WordPress

Rather than explaining why anybody would want to migrate content from SquareSpace to WordPress, I thought it would be more efficient to just dig in. So, in order to migrate content and assets from SquareSpace to WordPress, you will need to follow these steps: Configure WordPress for importing data from SquareSpace Before you do anything, you will want to make sure that WordPress is configured Read More →

RegEx for Redirection: A Reference Guide

Regular Expressions are very handy and save you a lot of time when you have the need to manipulate a lot of data in a little bit of time. When you have multiplestrings where parts of them are the same, they are considered a pattern. Regular expressions can be built to match those patterns and manipulate them in many ways. Meta Characters A metacharacter is Read More →

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Making mod_rewrite on Ubuntu Server actually work

Throughout the updating to kaslnetwork.com, there were a lot of new things to learn; I switched from CentOS to Ubuntu Server, my own hardware to Amazon’s EC2 service, and I moved the website to a much more sophisticated web platform. One of the coolest features about the presentation of the site was the ability to use mod_rewrite to change the URL. The use of mod_rewrite Read More →

Setting up DNS to use our web servers

If you are using KASL Network as your web host, the steps in this article are a requirement for your website to work on our hosting platform. The following tutorial is only required if your are registering your own domain name (we aren’t doing it for you in this case). Scenario: You have purchased a domain name (like your_domain.com). You need KASL Network to host Read More →