WordPress Plugin Upgrade Timeout Issue

If you experiencing failure to update plugins bigger than 2mb i.e Jetpack, you may want to look at Core Control plugin

Core control plugin allows you to select and disable problematic HTTP transport control.
In our case, we prefer cURL method because its is more reliable than PHP Streams.  Here is how to configure.

Core Control

Then Select External HTTP  Access

Then you can try update your plugins again.


TimThumb Vulnerability Fix

The recent Timthumb.php vulnerability has left scores of unsuspecting bloggers hacked. It’s the perfect combination of not so easy to fix for the technically disinclined, and easy to find and exploit for the malicious – resulting in a disastrous number of compromised sites.

About TimThumb:
TimThumb is a simple, flexible, PHP script that resizes images. You give it a bunch of parameters, and it spits out a thumbnail image that you can display on your site
1. Download the latest version of TimThumb.php ( TimThumb.php )
Continue reading TimThumb Vulnerability Fix

Not All Web Graphics Created Equal

Here is another tip to speed up your web site loading time. Slow loading site drives visitors away from your web site. The most common mistake made by web owners is placing high resolution web graphics on their web site. This unintentional behaviour is causing them losing quality traffic.
Images can be optimized. Graphics optimization software like Photoshop is expensive and not suitable for novice. Most are unsure how to reduce the resolution without jeopardizing quality.

Here is a solution for you. No need to download or purchase expensive software. Use Smush.it™ and optimize your header graphics or content image on the fly. It also has the capability to to reduce image size from an URL.


Let us know the outcome!

Saving Your Bandwith Quota – Hotlinking protection

A cPanel functionality, known as Hotlink protection prevents other websites from directly linking to files on your website. This means that when another website is visited, it cannot load pictures from your pages – this is one of the ways for limiting the outbound traffic for your account.

An example of hotlinking would be a different website using HTML code to display an image from your site. In effect, the other website is using up your bandwidth quota.

Before adding new sub domain, make sure you disable your protection, then enable it back in order to include the new sub domain URL in the include list.

Hotlinking Protection
Hotlinking Protection

Info : You can check your .htaccess content to make sure the rules are properly aligned to prevent internal server error. This is normally caused by syntax error in .htaccess file.

WordPress Tip: Trim Your Database With Delete-Revision Plugin

If you have 100 on the log, your revisions redundancy may be as many as 1,000 articles!

Delete Revision Plugin in Action
Delete Revision Plugin in Action

For personal blog, one of the many articles that there are many versions of the amendment is a waste of resources, excessive revisiong will increase the burden on the database, to slow down the speed wordpress! Perhaps the revision team for the blog, in some ways useful. Most people, or a good cut.

Revision Manager is the end came, to delete a large number of redundant revision to increase the speed of implementation of the SQL statement, WordPress upgrade the speed there is a lot of benefits!

How to install.
1. Login to WordPress dashboard and go to plugin
2. Search for delete-revision plugin
3. Install and Activate
4. Click on Delete Revision under Settings in dashboard
5. Check and delete your revisions, while you are there.. click optimize database as well.

Happy Blogging.

DNS Servers For Main ISPs In Malaysia / Overseas

DNS Servers For Main ISPs In Malaysia / Overseas

DNS Resolver
DNS Resolver

TmNet /Unfi/Streamyx  DNS servers

Jaring DNS servers

TimeNet DNS servers

Open DNS  Servers (overseas) Public
Norton DNS Servers (Overseas) Public

Google DNS Servers (Overseas) Public