WordPress Update Domain in Database

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When you want to move a WordPress site from one domain to another, it’s not as simple as just updating a few DNS binding entries. Update your DNS entries on your domain provider (Google Domains, NameCheap, etc) for your new domain to point at the same server Ensure the binding records are setup to serve content from the directory where…

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Drop MSSQL Database – Currently in Use

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When using MSSQL server in development, you may need to drop your database to have a migration/init script re-create the whole thing. If you fire off a quick ‘drop database DatabaseNameHere’, you’ll probably encounter an error “Cannot drop database ‘DatabaseNameHere’ because it is currently in use.” Here’s a command you can execute to stop any active connections and drop the…

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Launch Raspberry PI Fullscreen Browser URL

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First start by updating the package library and installing a few packages on the PI by entering the terminal and running the following commands. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y chromium-browser unclutter x11-xserver-utils The chromium-browser package may have been installed by default, but it is essentially the latest development branch of the popular Chrome browser. Next, the unclutter library will allow…

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