Category Archives: Wordpress

Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension which is required by WordPress.

This new server with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS cames with PHP 7.0.

The backup that I have from my client has some old WordPress blogs…

Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension which is required by WordPress.

I need to downgrade PHP 7.0 to PHP 5.6, at least for now.

Before you procede with the tutorial on the following link, and if you are running a new Ubuntu 16 installation you might get upon the following error while following the tutorial.

[email protected]:/home/httpd/html# sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php
sudo: add-apt-repository: command not found

To install add-apt-repository you will need to run the following command

sudo apt-get install software-properties-common

Now the solution  How can I downgrade from PHP 7 to PHP 5.6 on Ubuntu 16.04? [duplicate].


Export & Import WordPress

I regularly work with WordPress… sometimes I install the working version on one of my servers and then move to the client’s server. Most of the times is a PAIN in the ass work…

I used to dump the mysql database, search and replace the older domain/subdomain for the new one and then import the database on the new server bla bla bla.

Users passwords stop working, themes and plugins sh*ts disappeared….

Yesterday I’v found a plugin who exports the DB PERFECTLY!

WP Migrate DB


woocommerce – my-account/lost-password/

On a new woocommerce store, the “Forget password” password was sending me to

In the funcions.php of the current theme that I’m using, I add the following lines…

function reset_pass_url() {
    $siteURL = get_option('siteurl');
    return "{$siteURL}/wp-login.php?action=lostpassword";
add_filter( 'lostpassword_url',  'reset_pass_url', 11, 0 );


For a deep reading and correct resolution

WordPress, delete duplicate entries

I run some wordpress blogs and their posts are generated with a tool that I’v made.
Unfortunately for several reasons I got duplicated titles/posts.

1465 duplicate titles (3274 individual entries)
 I’v tried some plugins to delete this duplicated posts – keep the older ones – but the one that really worked was Fix Duplicates – Duplicate Entries.