How to force HTTPS on your website

I thought it might be useful to some of you to be able to enforce SSL version of your website for all guests since not everybody is using Firefox with addon "HTTPS Finder" even though I highly recommend it. ok here is the thing - you have to put .htaccess file in root of your website (usually where index.html or index.php is) and put inside following: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} 80 RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://www.example.com/$1 [R,L] For me it works flawlessly. Read more [...]

WordPress installation guide

Yeah I know, there is maybe dozen howtos on this topic, but I think there is always space to do a "how to" even more easy to use or just more recent (up-to-date). What do you need? Basically a webhosting running PHP and MySQL. Except for special hostings like some "free to a domain" - most webhostings starting at 5 USD / year do offer this. How to prepare the database? Assuming you have MySQL server ready, just access the phpMyAdmin (just ask your webhoster about it) and click Databases and Create Read more [...]