How to Transfer Your SBI! Domain Management to Another Registrar

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Advertisement Okay… Hopefully you followed my first tutorial on how to transfer SBI! website here and are already hosted by someone good, like Hostgator. The dust has settled, everything is great and all what’s left is to transfer your domain to another registrar. Important Don’t do this a day before your domain expires. Leave yourself […]

How to transfer a website from SBI (Site Build It!) to another host

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In summer 2012 I moved my website from SBI (or Site Build It! just for search ;-)) to another host and since then I received many emails from other SBIers who would like to move their websites too. I wrote some very lengthy emails with instructions (which I am happy to do by the way) […]

How to Back Up WordPress Manually, Without Plugins

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While there are many backup solutions both paid and free some of you will want to know how to backup WordPress site or blog manually without relying on plugins or paid services. It is a matter of preference really, but if you are a control freak like me or if you have too much to […]

Forgot your WordPress Username or Email? Here is How to Find it!

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If you build so many websites that you eventually forget not only your password but even username or maybe even email you used to install WordPress, here is how you can find it (provided you still remember how to access to cPanel where your site is hosted): 1. Go to and login using your […]

Handling Index.html Error Issues in WordPress

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This quick tutorial will help you fix 404 error issue when you request index.html for your WordPress site. If you initially started out with WordPress you will not have this problem, but those who were on different platforms or had static websites that used index.html page, then converted to WordPress might still have old links […]

How to Install and Activate Hyper Cache Extended

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To me Hyper Cache Extended is the best cache plugin ever! It makes your site fast and saves you money by allowing you to use shared hosting when you technically should be paying for dedicated server). Although Hyper Cache extended is easy to use, if you are new to WordPress and cPanel you might get […]

Forgot Your Computer Password?

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Found this today. Didn’t try this myself but seems very useful. It looks like your computer password can be reset by opening your operating system in safe mode by pressing F8 and then changing your password. Problem solved! Forgot your computer password? Boot up in safe mode (F8 during startup), log in as administrator and […]

Traffic Drop After Site Redesign?

Traffic Drop After Site Redesign?

While this wasn’t original plan (because there was no original plan to begin with) here at Webmaster’s Diary I often deal with webmasters who are switching from one web hosting company to another often redesigning their websites in the process. Obviously, these changes are done to improve their websites’ performance and usability. They all typically […]

Why You Should Think Twice Before Accepting a Sponsored Post or a Guest Post

I must confess, I love the idea of both guest posts and sponsored posts. Guest posts may be an awesome way to get free quality content and build relationships with other bloggers and site owners. Sponsored posts are a fantastic way to generate good revenue without placing any ads on your site. Both are great […]

45% off Hostagtor Hosting – 24 Hour Sale on February 17

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If you are planning to purchase Hostgator’s webhosting package any time soon do that on February 17. On this day, they will be running a 24 hour sale where you can get their plans at 45 percent off (starting at $2.72 per month) and new domains only for $5.95. The sale will start at 12am […]

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How to Create a Small Business Website, Part 1

How to Create a Small Business Website

The purpose of this tutorial is to show small / medium business owners how to create a website without help of web developers. Most people, who just don’t know, are blown away by simplicity of this process. Tutorial may seem long but it actually isn’t. I added a lot of less than necessarily screenshots just […]