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Move your Drupal site to a different host or web server

Both hosts are standard LAMP servers.

Drupal version 6 is used for these steps

I am using Ronan's excellent module, Backup and Migrate found at http://drupal.org/project/backup_migrate

The terms folder and directory are the same
Change theme to Garland at admin/build/themes
Administer>> Site building>> Themes

Log in as the first user, user/1 the user who originally created the site and put your site in maintenance mode
Administer>> Site configuration>> Site maintenance

clear cache
Administer>> Site configuration>> Performance -> Read more

Backup and Migrate module working on a large old website

Backup and Migrate module (http://drupal.org/project/backup_migrate) is great for making back-ups of your website. This optional module is used to make a copy of the data of your website it does not copy the entire web site just the database, so in addition to this back-up you need to save the public_html directory. -> Read more

What Is A Domain Name?

A domain name is composed of name and two or three-letter extension separated by a period. The extension could be .com, .net, .org, .edu, .fr, .uk, etc. There is an extension for every country but .com is most common.

A domain refers to a device on the Internet. This device will be identified to your computer by its IP address. An IP address has a numerical format such as since these are not handy for people to use or remember they are translated into domain names by the DNS (domain name server)

Crop And Resize Pictures Using Windows Paint


Resizing a picture with Windows Paint

What Is Good SEO?

Search engine Optimization (SEO) is the process of getting a higher listing in on-line searches. This has also been called Search Engine Marketing (SEM).

Searchers, hopefully your customers, search for something they want and get a list of sites. Most do not look past the first page of listings. Search engine Optimization is the things that are done to get high ranking on this first page. -> Read more

How To Keep Customers From Using Your Website


Music is the best way. Imagine you are in a quiet office nothing but soft click of keyboards and distant phone calls. The boss walks in to your cubicle and reminds you about the widgets he asked for last week. Quickly you go to the widget website to get them. Suddenly as he is standing there the widget music breaks in loudly proclaiming its presence like a thunderclap. Quick, close that damn thing and go to a different but quiet widget web site for product information. All that noise with the page should keep anyone from wanting to visit your site, especially in a quite office. -> Read more



  • 4:34 PM 31 January 2015
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