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Our UpdraftPlus WordPress Plugin Configuration

By Toby Cryns / December 18, 2020 / Comments Off on Our UpdraftPlus WordPress Plugin Configuration

UpdraftPlus is a deceptively-complex WordPress plugin that does one thing really well: It backs up your website to wherever you want (S3, FTP, Backblaze, etc). My only issue with it is that it’s difficult to understand the options. So, for my own benefit and maybe yours, I’m documenting my UpdraftPlus settings here.

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My quest for the perfect WordPress maintenance mode plugin

By Toby Cryns / December 18, 2020 / Comments Off on My quest for the perfect WordPress maintenance mode plugin

There was a day when WordPress maintenance mode plugins were simple little things designed by developers for developers, and these little gems were very useful. Then marketers got involved. Here’s my WordPress maintenance mode plugin that gets back to the true intent of these little beauts.

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How to Migrate Your WordPress Media Library to Amazon S3 on the CHEAP!

By Toby Cryns / December 1, 2020 / Comments Off on How to Migrate Your WordPress Media Library to Amazon S3 on the CHEAP!

One thing has irked me over the years is the near monopoly that Delicious Brains holds on the WordPress-to-S3 market AND their corresponding price-gouging and strange pricing for their S3 plugin. Here’s how to break their monopoly and migrate your WordPress media library to S3 on the cheap.

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How to S3 Uploads by HumanMade WordPress Plugin

By Toby Cryns / December 1, 2020 /

The following how-to was acquired at great headache-induced cost and required many full-days’ work for my feeble brain to comprehend all the moving parts. I’ve summarized my experiences with the S3 Uploads by HumanMade WordPress plugin in this “how to”, neat and tidy for your reading pleasure. First, some notes: Here’s the S3 Uploads by…

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WordPress Training Options

By Toby Cryns / November 27, 2020 / Comments Off on WordPress Training Options

Wondering where to get started learning WordPress? There are a million ways to go, and I’ll try to clarify your options based on your preferred learning style, from free to expensive, with a preference for local Minneapolis-St. Paul options. In-Person Group WordPress Training Classes in Minneapolis While the in-person WordPress training offerings vary by month,…

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