LMS: hosting your academic training videos

WordPress serves for many things, and one of them is everything related to LMS (Learning Management Systems), learning management systems or, in short, setting up an online course platform. The biggest problem of this type of platform is the hosting of videos. The simplest solution is usually to go to Vimeo. It is usually the answer to several problems. One of them, that you upload a video in a size and format, and generates all the sizes, weights and others for the different devices. Next is the protection that is done to block requests from a domain, something that could be skipped with some work. The problem comes when the thing takes its way and you grow more than you have to. Normal plans no longer work and you have to go to higher levels, … Read more

WordPress backups with restic

Backing up large sites with WordPress can get complicated. If this is your case, you may be interested in making a copy with restic.

WordPress with HAProxy

Having several WordPress in subdomains, folders, and without using WordPress MultiSite, can be a necessity that for some situation of the project is necessary. And to achieve this, we need HAProxy.

Basic security and anti-spam plugins

When you start a project with WordPress one of the first moments is to choose the plugins that we are going to use, and especially those of security and antispam.

WordPress Update Procedure

This procedure is a proposal for large projects in which there are many people involved, and in which some control of updates is required.

WordPress Newspack for Google News

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Comparing WordPress from PHP 5.6 to PHP 8.1

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MySQLdump with coding issues

Although today everything is in UTF-8 (even in UTF-8 mb4) it has not always been like this, and when there are migrations with mysqldump it is possible to find that when restoring “rare letters” appear.