WordPress – Making Themes Writable

So you’ve uploaded a WordPress theme, head on over to the theme editor to make some changes, and get the dreaded If this file were writable you could edit it message?  Not to worry, this is a quick fix.  You don’t have to fire up your FTP client and reupload a new template file every time you make a change.  You can use the theme editor like everyone else, with just a few quick changes to your file permissions, and I’ll show you how.

  • What exactly are file permissions, and what do I need to set them to?
  • How to change file permissions via an FTP client (in bulk)
  • How to change file permissions via cPanel

Let’s read on…
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Translation in ocPortal

Choose your LanguageThere are two principle forms of offering a translated ocPortal website. These are:

  • Utilising the Google translate block
  • Installing a translation of the software and writing multiple language copies of each piece of content

Using the Google Translate block Learn More

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Fix DNS cPanel Conflicts with Cloudflare

Cloudflare offers an amazing free service that speeds up your website and helps to protect against hacker attacks.  You can sign up for the service directly on the CloudFlare website, or you can use your Arvixe cpanel login to register for the service.

What you need to know, thanks to Karen S. the resident DNS Master Guru at Arvixe support, is that you should either use the Cloudflare control panel, or your Arvixe cpanel to make DNS changes but not both.  Here’s how it works: Learn More

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