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WordPress Login Problems [error 404]

September 1st, 2009 admin Posted in Wordpress Comments Off 13,446 views

wordpress-login-errorToday after coming back from summer holidays to my dorm room I encountered strange WordPress login problem where I couldn’t login to all my WordPress instalations on Hostgator hosting (404 error after providing valid login credentials). My first thought was that someone hacked the admin directory because there where no styling in login screeen,t just plain “cssless” login forms.

After searching for help on the internet I found nothing helpfull to my problem  so I decided to reinstall WordPress by uploading fresh files from clean WordPress setup folder and suddenly I saw .htaccess file in my wp-admin folder. Took a look and to my surprise I saw these lines:

deny from all
allow from xx.xx.xxx.xxx

A flashback came to my mind and the whole wp login problem dissapeared. These lines mean a WordPress admin folder protection. Nobody can access admin interface except user with the allowed ip. I have forgotten that I installed this security system on my blogs and paid an hour to solve that. Read the rest of this entry »

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Write Posts Offline And Then Publish To Your Blog

February 6th, 2009 admin Posted in review, software, Wordpress Comments Off 1,880 views

If you don’t have internet connection all the time, perhaps you write your posts outside using your notebook, you need Windows Live Writer, which could write posts offline and then publish to your blog without you manually logging and performing other actions. Windows Live Writer can work with the following blog platforms:

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How to install Statcounter on WordPress?

September 17th, 2008 admin Posted in Wordpress Comments Off 1,605 views

Statcounter.com is a very good suplementary tracking system besides Google analytics for any of your project would it be blog, eshop, news site or other. The best feature of statcounter in my opinion is the ability to track particular visitor. You can view which keyword he used to get to your site, how long he stayed in every page visited and off course you can see the whole path of a visitor navigating through your site. Read the rest of this entry »

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