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Rob Cairns talks productivity
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

Q&A: Rob Cairns talks about productivity for agency owners

In Toronto, Canada, Rob Cairns is making his mark in his part of the world. As an agency owner for over ten years with clients ranging from the local jewelry owner to Fortune 500 clients. Over the years, Cairns has embraced his love of website design, technology, digital marketing, and productivity to become a successful agency. Cairns admits to being somewhat of a podcast junkie, which he often consumes while walking, one of his favorite modes of transportation. Rob is also a huge sports fan. When his beloved Toronto Raptors won the NBA title last year, fewer people were happier

Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

How to Cleanly Remove the Really Simple SSL Plugin

Really Simple SSL is a plugin that is used and installed on a number of sites that have a valid SSL cert to make the site load over HTTPS. But the plugin does not need to be used if the site database already has had a search-replace run from HTTP to HTTPS. If you have used WP-CLI then you can very easily run a search and replace in the sites database before baking a site database backup. wp db export wp search-replace ‘’ ‘https:/’ –recurse-objects –skip-columns=user_email,guid –all-tables wp option update home ‘’ wp option update siteurl ‘’ wp rewrite flush

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