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How can I edit my local hosts file to redirect URLs

This technique can be useful for many purposes, including: Develop a serious WordPress site locally, but work with all the correct URLs for the end production domain. Test a serious WordPress site on a development server using the correct domain settings, but without the need to resolve DNS publicly. Especially useful when redeveloping an existing […]

My website has encountered a critical error or looks broken, what do I do?

Sometimes a plugin or other component of your website misbehaves and triggers a critical error, or if you haven’t configured Nginx Helper but are using server cache it will make your site appear broken. If you have email set up on your website, review the email that WordPress sent you, it can contain a lot […]

I got an email from Let’s Encrypt about my SSL expiring, what do I do?

Let’s Encrypt sends notifications about your SSL’s and it can be an email like the following: ———— Hello, Your certificate (or certificates) for the names listed below will expire in 19 days (on 01 Apr 20 16:00 +0000). Please make sure to renew your certificate before then, or visitors to your website will encounter errors. […]