Automatic Amazon s3 Backups on Ubuntu / Debian


Amazon s3 Backup on Ubuntu Server

VPS (Virtual Private Server) hosting is the next level up from shared hosting. You get a lot more server usage for each of your dollars, but the catch is that you lose all of the easiness of shared hosting.

One of the most important things you need to set up with your VPS is automatic backups. If your VPS crashes and your data is lost, your entire blogging history will be wiped out in an instant if you don’t have backups at the ready.

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Creating Helpful and Effective WordPress Archives



One of the most important elements of your blog, is the content that you painstakingly put together to gain readers and keep the online masses surfing your waves. So why do so many bloggers not take the extra time and give more attention to their archives?

Afterall, without an easy to navigate archive section, then all of that great content that you crafted will become lost in the backpages of your post progression as you continue to crank out the content. It seems that once a post has served its initial use for us, that we carelessly discard it to the forgotten areas for the post to die, rather than institute an accessible archive that will allow those past posts to continue to deliver the punch you packed within.

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Build a Client Development site with WordPressMU



Ever get tired of installing and setting up WordPress yet again so you can show a client a theme in development? Why yes, there is an easier way.

Enter WordPressMU, the multi-user, multi-blog version of WordPress which will soon be merged into the core. For those of you ready to jump-start some development, read on.

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How To: WordPress Tag Archive



Tags have become a very popular way to browse sites online. You pick the keyword you’re after and get a set of posts specifically related to that topic. They’re ideal for bloggers for because one post can be tagged multiple times and it’s very easy to do.

Adding a tag cloud to your sidebar or footer is simple, but that only shows off a very small number of your tags. What if we could add a small link beside the tag cloud to a page with all your tags?

It’s extremely easy to do, as you’ll see below. The end result will be just like the Tag Archive page here.

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How to Make Exciting Screenshots (In Photoshop or Gimp!)



Have you seen screenshots on other blogs and wondered how they made something plain look so vivid and unique?

Engaging your readers with beautiful graphics isnʼt as hard as you might think! This tutorial will teach you how to create more eye-catching screenshots with just a few simple techniques.

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Make a Google Custom Search For Your Blog, and Make Money



Do you know that every time a person searches your blog you could make money?

Follow this tutorial and you’ll be surprised.

Why should you use Google Custom Search?

Because the WordPress search function isn’t the best. WordPress just lists every post with the search terms in it, with no priority given to the most relevant posts. Also, WordPress search doesn’t allow you to make money from it, but Google Search does.

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How to Create a WordPress Login Form Overlay



WordPress is more than just a blogging tool. It can be used as a Content Management System (CMS) for many different purposes. It has a built in system for most things you would have to code yourself, or pay for an expensive custom application. With a little creativity, you can use basic features to power almost anything you want.

One of the most important things to a website with any hopes of establishing a user connection is having user accounts.

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