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Create a site-specific WordPress Plugin

To create a site specific plugin, all you need to do is go to your site’s wp-content/plugins folder, create a new folder called “site-specific-plugin”. Inside that, create a new PHP file, called “site-specific-plugin.php”. The file’s name MUST be the exact same as the... read more

Plesk: MySQL server has gone away

During a transfer/migration or when importing a database with PHPmyadmin  you may get the error message “MySQL server gone away”. The two most common issues are: Server timed out and closed the connection Server dropped an incorrect or too large packet In... read more

Create a MySQL super user in Plesk

If you need to create a new user that will have access to all databases as root follow this steps: 1. Login to MySQL as root MYSQL_PWD=`cat /etc/psa/.psa.shadow` mysql -u admin 1 MYSQL_PWD=`cat /etc/psa/.psa.shadow` mysql -u admin 2. Add the new user (adjust the... read more

How to run cPanel backup manually

You can run the cPanel backup manually if you SSH as root. First you need to configure the backup from WHM. For the new backup system run: /usr/local/cpanel/bin/backup —force 1 /usr/local/cpanel/bin/backup —force For the legacy backup system run: /scripts/cpbackup... read more