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Scheduling a MySQL Database Backup on your VPS

The following guide will show you how to create and schedule a Bash server script in order to backup MySQL databases on your VPS or dedicated server.  Please note that different server configurations may require slightly different commands to those shown.  Please BACKUP EVERYTHING before proceeding, and use the following information at your own risk!

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Setting Up 301 Redirects from www to Non-www...

I recently got a site launched that had a tonne of incoming links all pointing to static HTML pages on the old site.  I had to redirect as many as possible to the new equavalents on the new site running in Joomla!.  Not normally too much of a problem, except this site had an extra complication...

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Adding or changing the background colour/image on your Joomla! site is very easy, and can be used to get some great effects which can drastically alter the way the entire website looks.

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