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How To Create a WordPress Website With a Web Host – Beginner’s Guide So, you have purchased a hosting package and chosen a fitting domain name. At this point, you can’t wait to enter the domain name in the browser and have your very own website pop up. But that won’t quite work just yet. You […]
How to Fix a Broken WordPress 5.5 Site
WordPress 5.5 Broke Your Site? Here’s How to Fix Released on August 11, 2020, WordPress 5.5 brought with it significant changes to the WordPress (WP) core. Websites that were upgraded to run the latest version started to break. So, if you are also facing some issues post-upgrade, know that you are not alone. A majority […]
Linux Basics - awk
It’s not a noise, it’s a command! The awk command is one of those strange commands, much like the extinct bird with the same name. You either love it or you hate it. Either way, it is an impressive command and what many do not realize is that it is also a complete, mini programming language designed […]
sed
How to use Linux sed ‘s’ Function As Linux commands go, this one has a very confusing name. That is, until someone tells you, that, like many Linux commands, it is yet another abbreviation. This time, sed is short for stream editor. Many editors for text files operate in a sort of point-click-and-save fashion. They cannot edit a […]
grep command
Grep and Friends   In this Linux Basics article, we will have a look at the grep command and its variants, egrep (Extended grep), fgrep (Fixed grep), pgrep (Process grep) and rgrep (Recursive grep). We asked our Host Africa Linux guru a few questions and this is what he came up with. Q: What does it do? A: It finds all lines of […]
Linux Basics - head, tail, cat and more (or less)
The following are all BASH commands that are in daily use for most admin tasks. Need to extract a list of email addresses from a log file or a list of domains from a zone file list? These tools can do all of this and more. Let us dig in and have a look at what […]

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