How to Add a Domain to Your WP Hosting Account

The first step to starting your website is to add a domain to your hosting account. If you haven’t registered a domain yet, we recommend using the Account Control Center interface or visiting pair Domains to register one. See How to Choose the Perfect Name for Your Domain for helpful tips about the selecting a […]

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How to Copy Your Live Site to Your WP Staging Area

If you have already created a staging site, you can go back and copy your current live site onto your staging site. Keep in mind that this will delete the data on the staging site and replace it with the live site data. Copying a Live Site to Staging Site If you want your staging […]

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How to Set Up a Staging Site for a WordPress Website

You can set up a staging site for a domain on our WP Enthusiast and WP Professional packages. This staging site can be modeled after a current site or use a completely fresh WordPress install. The test site is not accessible from the internet without the staging site’s username and password, so your staging site […]

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How to Access Your Staged WordPress Site

After you have created a staged WordPress site, you can access it to make changes. Haven’t created a staged version of your site yet? See our article, How to Set Up a Staging Site for a WordPress Site.   Access the WordPress Editor for Your Staging Site Want to edit your staging site in the […]

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FAQ – WordPress Staging

What is WordPress staging? WordPress staging is a site that is separate from your live site and hidden from the public eye. You can test changes on the staging site without fear of breaking your current site or users witnessing the changes as they browse. When ready, you can publish the staging site’s changes directly […]

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WP Staging Site Credentials: Which One Do I Use?

WordPress staging sites come with two sets of login credentials: the admin and HTTP Auth credentials. Admin Credentials What’s it for? Admin credentials are used to login to the staging site’s WordPress admin interface. By logging into the WordPress admin interface, you can edit the staging site through the WordPress editor. What are the credentials? […]

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How to Reset Your WP Staging Site Password

Staging sites require two different sets of login credentials: Admin credentials and HTTP Auth credentials. Both credentials are required to keep your site secure and away from the public eye while you test things out. For more information about why each of these credentials exists and what they unlock, see our article, WP Staging Site […]

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How to Deactivate a WP Staging Site

If you want to get rid of your staging site, you can deactivate it. Deactivating a staging site does not automatically launch the site and all data on the staging site will be permanently deleted. Deactivating Your Staging Site To deactivate your staging site, follow these steps: Log in to the Account Control Center (ACC) […]

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How to Recover Your WordPress Site’s Database Password

Note:This method is for pairSIM WordPress Installations and WP Professional accounts. This will not work on WP Enthusiast accounts. You can recover your WordPress site’s database password without resetting it. In fact, we do not recommend resetting your WordPress database password because, while this will change the password on your hosting account, it will not change it on […]

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How to Set Up Automatic Backups for Individual WordPress Sites

With the automatic WordPress backups feature, you can set specific backup settings for individual sites. See the instructions below for instructions on how: How to Set Up Individual Site Backup Settings You can set up WordPress backups specifications for individual sites. These specifications will only apply to the site you have applied them to. Go […]

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How to Change Default Settings for Automatic WordPress Backups

With the automatic WordPress site backup feature, you can set default backup settings that will be applied to newly created sites and sites configured to use the default settings. See the instructions below for more information. For more information about automatic WordPress site backups, see our article WP Hosting Backups. How to Change Default Backup […]

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WP Hosting Backups Types

Note: These features are only available for WP Enthusiast and WP Professional hosting accounts. This is an overview of the types of WordPress hosting backups that are available on your pair Networks’ account. Manual Backups You can create backups on-demand in your WP hosting Account Control Center. These are one-time backups that you initiate manually. […]

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How to Find the WordPress Automatic Backups Interface

Note: Automated backups are only available for WP Enthusiast and WP Professional accounts at this time. You can now schedule backups for your WP hosting WordPress sites. This automatic backup will repeat within the time frame given, creating a backlog of backups for you to pull from in case you want to roll back your […]

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How Do I Manage WP Hosting Backups?

Learn how to manage your WP hosting backups. This feature is currently only available for WP Enthusiast and WP Professional accounts. Restoring from Backups The WordPress site can be restored to any of the backups taken of it in the Account Control Center. That can be done as follows: Log into the Account Control Center […]

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How to Take Manual Backups on WP Hosting Accounts

You can take manual backups of your WordPress sites on your WP Enthusiast or WP Professional accounts. Creating Backups You can take a backup of your WordPress site through the Account Control Center. That can be done as follows: Log into the Account Control Center Select WordPress Site List Click the name of the WordPress […]

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How to Add Let’s Encrypt to Your WordPress Site

Adding Let’s Encrypt to your WordPress site follows the same process as adding Let’s Encrypt to your non-WordPress domains. To see how this is done, visit our article, How to Add Let’s Encrypt to Your Domain. After you have added Let’s Encrypt to your WordPress site, there are two more steps you may need to […]

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Video: Adding Podcasts to WordPress

Learn how to add podcasts to your WordPress. Transcript: This video will show you how to create a podcast in WordPress and make a dedicated podcast feed. So the first thing you need to do is login to your WordPress site through the Account Control Center. You can do this by going to your WordPress […]

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How to Change WordPress CSS

To change the CSS for your WordPress site, you need to navigate to the Customizing Additional CSS interface. Finding the Customizing Additional CSS Interface Log in to your WordPress account through the ACC. For instructions on how to do this, check out our How to Log In to WordPress article Once you’re in your WordPress […]

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Adding MailChimp Form to Your WordPress Site

If you use MailChimp, you can put a connected form on your WordPress site. The form will automatically add entries to your MailChimp mailing list. For instructions on how to add a form to your WordPress site, read below. If you use MailChimp, but don’t use WordPress, check out our other MailChimp Form articles: Add […]

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How to Put a pairList Subscription Form on Your Webpage

Topics: How to Put a pairList Subscription Form on Your Webpage Finding the pairList Server URL How to Put a pairList Subscription Form on Weebly How to Put a pairList Subscription Form on WordPress If you want an easy way for website visitors to subscribe to your pairList mailing list, consider putting a subscription form […]

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WordPress Installation with pairSIM

pairSIM is a software installation manager that makes downloading and managing popular software easy. You can use pairSIM to install WordPress, a powerful content management system (CMS) made for website and blog building. Just follow these simple steps to install WordPress using pairSIM. WordPress Installation with pairSIM Log in to the Account Control Center (ACC) […]

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How to Change WordPress Post Visibility

Have you ever wanted to hide a post on your WordPress site without deleting it? Well, you can do that and more by editing your post’s visibility settings. See the steps below to see how. How to Change Your WordPress Post Visibility Log in to your WordPress site editor Click Posts in the left sidebar  […]

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How to Add a Podcast to a WordPress Post

Topics: Adding the Audio File to Your WordPress Site How to Create a Dedicated Podcast Feed Create a Podcast Category Add Your Podcast Posts to Category Finding Your Podcast Feed Get More Podcast Functionality A podcast is an audio file made available on the internet for people to listen to. From advice to storytelling to […]

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Video: Logging in to WordPress

Learn how to log in to WordPress through the ACC: Transcript: Hi, Sean here. We’re going over how to log in to your WordPress installation. If you’ve installed WordPress via the pairSIM, you can find the URL to log into the WordPress dashboard through the pairSIM. Login to the ACC. Click on pairSIM, and then […]

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