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How to Repair WordPress 500 Internal Error after installing W3Cache Plugin

How to Repair WordPress 500 Internal Error after installing W3Cache Plugin

Occasionally, after installing a new WordPress plugin you can get a 500 internal server error.  This problem is compounded by being unable to access any page on the site.  This includes both the front facing pages as well as the back-end administration section used to install and uninstall plugins.

I recently had this issue after installing W3 Cache plugin.  I did a quick google search and came across a lot forums asking for help on this exact issue.  It took a lot of shifting through different forums to determine that it was not going to be as simple as just deleting the specific plugin folder.  Turned out the repair was almost that easy.

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How to clone a GitHub repository into a specific directory using CLI

How to clone a GitHub repository into a specific directory using CLI

Full disclosure, I have a dislike of the command line interface especially on Windows machines.  In my humble opinion, the main advantage Windows has over Linux is the world wide acceptance of the graphical user interface (GUI).  That being said when I started using GitHub I tired a couple of different GUI clients designed to assist in the use of GitHub.  The learning curve was steep and would require more time then I am willing to dedicate.  This left the command line.  It turns out that the command line is much easier then I had expected and I was pleasantly surprised.

Here’s how you do it.

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