Technical Tips

How tos, tips, etc


  1. How to add campaign websites on network

    1. Log in to admin
    2. My Sites -> Network Admin -> Sites
    3. Add new

    Optional: Giving the website its own domain name

    1. Buy domain name
    2. Point nameservers of domain name to and
    3. Admin work
      1. Log in to Rimuhosting control panel
      2. Manage DNS
      3. Add new zone
      4. Point to
      5. Edit /etc/apache2/sites-available/ and add domain name
      6. /etc/init.d/apache2 restart
  2. When you wget and untar files from other servers, there will be permission issues disallowing WordPress from auto updating or modifying those files via the web interface. this can be solved by typing the following in terminal:

    chown -Rf www-data /var/www/

    It gives permission to the apache daemon (www-data) to own the files and allow other programs to edit files

    Don’t do chmod 777, which is a security risk. Do chown first, and it should be enough.

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