Drupal Upgrade Access Problem - After following the instructions for upgrading (logging in as
user=1; site on maintenance mode; etc.), I ran the update.php script. It ran fine, but when I tried to access my site, I could only see the site maintenance/offline message--the update logged me out!
Solution - To log in again, enter:
This presents a login page. I successfully logged in as user=1. After that, the upgrade went smooth.
I needed to redirect some posts from an old blog to posts on this wiki/blog/notebook, but I didn't want to lose any Google page rank accumulated by the old blog. After a quick investigation, I found the way to do it on my hosted Apache system.
Redirect Drupal to Root - I feel so silly that I couldn't figure this out. I installed a test copy of drupal in a drupal sub-directory (
http://www.example.com/drupal/). After testing, I wanted the drupal site to be live from the root (
http://www.example.com/) WITHOUT moving drupal files to the root. After some searching and false leads, here's what worked for me...Your results may vary.
I had trouble logging into my drupal 4.7.4 blog. I'd login on homepage, then as soon as I tried accessing an administrative page, it would dump me to a login page.
This post on the drupal.org forum site offered possible solutions. However, it does involve adjusting core files, which is ridiculous. Must be another way...
How to Import Large MySQL Data Files
One Step: Use BigDump
I've been so frustrated at the file size limits for uploading large MySQL data files, and BigDump is the answer. Works like a charm.
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