wordpress permalink fix broken permalinks howto step by step!

How to fix broken permalinks in wordpress. Fixes blank pages and non-working links. My problem was that links like this would work: http://brakertech.com/?wordpress-permalink-fix/ but links like this would not: http://brakertech.com/wordpress-permalink-fix/ Basically i thought the apache mod rewrite rule was working, just not accounting for the question mark.  However, after turning on heavy rewrite logging i... » read more

HowTo: Harden Bitnami WampStack WordPress Install

Hardening your Windows Bitnami WampStack WordPress Install: By default apache runs under an account with read/write to your entire machine, let’s fix that! CREATING USERS 1. Create two new local users named apache and filezilla. 2. Add filezilla to the group administrators 3. Click Start -> Run 4. Type services.msc & hit enter 5. Find... » read more

Howto: Fix WP Super Cache Manager Cache Directory Writable Error

Receiving an error like this? WP Super Cache Manager Error: Your cache directory (C:\Program Files\BitNami WAMPStack\apps\wordpress\htdocs/wp-content/cache/) or C:\Program Files\BitNami WAMPStack\apps\wordpress\htdocs/wp-content need to be writable for this plugin to work. Double-check it. Cannot continue... fix previous problems To Fix: 1. Click Start -> Run 2. Type services.msc & hit enter 3. Find the service running apache... » read more

HowTo: Fix Permalinks in WordPress

I totally busted my permalinks… but just fixed it..so I thought i’d share the wealth… Edit your wordpress.conf and ensure these lines are there Options Indexes MultiViews FollowSymLinks AllowOverride FileInfo Example of an httpd.conf using bitnami stack in windows server 2003: Alias /wordpress/ "C:/Program Files/BitNami WAMPStack/apps/wordpress/htdocs/" Alias /wordpress "C:/Program Files/BitNami WAMPStack/apps/wordpress/htdocs" Options Indexes MultiViews FollowSymLinks... » read more