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Bash script to backup a WordPress web site

The script (backup_site.sh) for backing up a site has been modified. It now accepts parameters.

Parameter 1: domain Parameter 2: database [optional] Parameter 3: subdomain [optional]

Run as root

/home/root/sites/backup_site.sh gazlab.com matt_wp matt

#!/bin/bash

SITE=$1 SUBDOMAIN=$3 DBNAME=$2

if [ -z “$SUBDOMAIN” ] then if [ -z “$DBNAME” ] then mysqldump $DBNAME > /var/www/vhosts/$SITE/httpdocs/$DBNAME.sql fi tar […]

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is_home() not working in my WordPress plugin

When using is_home(), is_category(), is_page() etc. in my WordPress plugin that displays category-based ads, they kept returning NULL.

My problem was that I was calling this these function directly in my plugin. I resolved this by adding these call to my adHeaderSetup() function and setting the hook add_action(‘wp_head’, ‘adHeaderSetup’);