Download WordPress Backup Fast from (S)FTP via Linux Command Line

From time to time on Codeable I need to clone a site to a VPS with root access in order to diagnose WordPress/WooCommerce performance issues. My internet connection is fast but it’s not as fast as most VPS providers’ network pipes!When SSH isn’t available so you can use rsync to copy over large files, SFTP … Learn more…

How to Transfer + Clean WPEngine Backup Zip for Local Installation

If you have ever tried to do some tests on a local installation with a WordPress site hosted on WPEngine you may have found that it doesn’t always work right out of the box. Sometimes you just need to use XDebug with PHPStorm in a local troubleshooting environment to efficiently debug a site so a local … Learn more…

Convert WordPress Single Site to Multisite Subsite with WP-CLI and bash

Converting a WordPress single site to a Multisite subsite can really test your patience levels, especially if you are unfamiliar with the multisite structure. Previously I have shown how to convert a Multisite subsite to a single site. This guide walks you through step by step to convert a WordPress single site to a multisite … Learn more…

Advanced WordPress Database HTTPS Search + Replace with WP-CLI

When migrating your WordPress site to https you can have leftover http references causing mixed content warnings and missing green secure locks in browsers! Despite using a migration tool or some plugin to do a simple search and replace, they don’t catch all the http references which can cause mixed content errors errors and insecure … Learn more…