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, … Learn more…

How to Batch Import Multiple WordPress MySQL Table Dumps

I was migrating a huge, high traffic WordPress site for a client on Codeable to Kinsta. Unfortunately they didn’t have FTP access or details so I had to get creative. Luckily, they were using VaultPress so I could generate a backup zip to download from there. Much to my surprise, I learned that the database … Learn more…

Using WP-CLI wp profile to Diagnose WordPress Performance Issues

Daniel really pulled out all the stops when he created the wp profile command – kind of like a New Relic alternative (see this great Kinsta post about using New Relic) it can help pinpoint which components are slowing your WordPress site down. Originally available from runcommand¬†as a premium package, it is now free on … 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…