The Employee does not exist, or the password provided is incorrect (Prestashop)


If you are getting below  error message after entering the login details in your Prestashop admin :-


The Employee does not exist, or the password provided is incorrect

Do the below steps :-

The reason of this error, perhaps that cookies don’t match in your MD5 hash of password.

Update the employee’s password with matching cookie:

UPDATE employee SET passwd = md5(”<COOKIE_KEY><yourNewPassword>”) WHERE email = “youremailaddress”;

You can find cooking key in the config/

define(’COOKIE_KEY‘, ‘qs4PAdILiGj81EQcK4CeF0gMHgFkCJShSICypziaU8XYoJVVTFk0O1Xy’);


mysql> UPDATE ps_employee SET passwd = md5(“qs4PAdILiGj81EQcK4CeF0gMHgFkCJShSICypziaU8XYoJVVTFk0O1XyRealRtealm“) WHERE email = “”;

Password (new as old) must have at least 8 characters!

Password protect not working (WordPress)


When you have installed WordPress under your main domain and you wish to set any Directory as password protected which is present under your domain’s public_html Directory but after setting the directory as a password protected
You are getting 404 error or not found error while browsing/accessing the URL.

Just do the below simple step 🙂

1) Open the .htaccess files in which your password protect code is inserted and the below line.

ErrorDocument 401 default

save it and you have done it 🙂

wordpress error Cheatin’ uh?


When you try to upload an image/logo from your “theme” or “media library” yo will get the below error

Error: “Cheatin’ uh?”

Use the following steps to resolved the issue.
1) Open the file media-upload.php via WordPress dashboard or in your Favorited editor.

[root@vps~]# vi wp-admin/media-upload.php

and go to  line number 126 or find word Cheatin.
and Just comment  the code 



wp_die( __( ‘Cheatin’ uh?’ ) );


// wp_die( __( ‘Cheatin’ uh?’ ) );

Save the file :wq!

That’s it you have Done 😀

You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page


When you activate the plugin form your WordPress Dashboard and then some time it shows the error

Error : You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page

Then what to do?

Just go through the following steps :-

1) Open wp-config.php file using your favorite editor and

find the below content and replace it with the keys as below mentioned :-

define(‘AUTH_KEY’, ‘put your unique phrase here’);define(‘SECURE_AUTH_KEY’, ‘put your unique phrase here’);

define(‘LOGGED_IN_KEY’, ‘put your unique phrase here’);

define(‘NONCE_KEY’, ‘put your unique phrase here’);

2) It looks like as

define(‘AUTH_KEY’, ‘xzjop11ocq4p25xgp4zy3g2c8zpnrvosvpq6zgethmcjs2xfr 0dhc8qnwzqaie3s’);define(‘SECURE_AUTH_KEY’, ‘slsklt2pnzem3xuqnhxtdqmb6qaofqz1myvuztkynorhijoak occ27vbgmbr6lj3’);

define(‘LOGGED_IN_KEY’, ‘zsixqmsi1xrfuuyzqxnqxccf5lmdvcozyqho9ut6c8j4yeq2r eh07nhjsatzglyx’);

define(‘NONCE_KEY’, ‘qglsgzmyywgnfgf8svlye2rdlp42aeyh599hkyjcl7bekfw6o uwirxtiabp57mfs’);

define(‘AUTH_SALT’, ‘wyc0fbiwzkwqljfyngcfx8w7k1wjis8tgpe8ypqzyc88zoy2l uyqekpyro689qgl’);

define(‘SECURE_AUTH_SALT’, ‘aum1i4ubnamlxnq7mwbbzgydlcywre8rb39pp7x5qw7ujsaj5 enc6cegictqv6qz’);

define(‘LOGGED_IN_SALT’, ‘grqghuz8jhct4ytofzfxqyhqn5kfaka5cbi1qoq5hq3gy8vwc kflu1afeyv3ls98’);

define(‘NONCE_SALT’, ‘z5qo3qdimktw0kucvhcepw52zrdpwlile9cmh3ral9orwcvv5 vhvmrufnefao2hk’);

Save the file and that’s it.

3) You think how to get this unique codes?

4) You can generate your new auth code via below URL:-

How to Blocked External Service Update request from WordPress


As we know by default, WordPress  allows us to update services, where all the  services will notified the external link on the update of your blog.

However, if you do not want to update these update services anymore you just add the below code in your  wp-config.php file of your WordPress.

define('WP_HTTP_BLOCK_EXTERNAL', true);

How to find your friends WordPress Theme


Do you every have a question in your mind , which WordPress theme is that ? or which WordPress theme your friend  is using ?

Ans :-

You just find it to click here and  you may easily track the WordPress theme used by that site.


Enjoy 😀

WordPress Visual Editor not working


While after updating or installing WordPress you found that your Visual editor is missing or not working,

when you want to add a new article.

Sol :->

To resolved  this issue, simply add  the below code at the bottom of the line in your  wp-config.php file of your WordPress.

define( ‘CONCATENATE_SCRIPTS’, false ); 

How to get WordPress version from backend


Login to the directory where WordPress is installed  Like as below and grep it :

root@server [~]# cd /home/user/public_html
root@server [/home/user/public_html]# grep wp_version wp-includes/version.php
* @global string $wp_version
$wp_version = ’2.8.6′;

MYSQL command to manage WordPress Database


Below is very usefull commands of WordPress using MYSQL shell :-
1) first login as a Root and access your database using your database login

root@data[~]# mysql -u DB_USER -p
Enter password:

2) Use your Database 
mysql> use DB_NAME;

3)To check the current theme in wordpress :-
mysql> SELECT * FROM `wp_options` WHERE `option_name` = ‘current_theme’;

4)To check the siteurl link :-
mysql> select * from wp_options where option_name = ‘siteurl’;

5)To check the home URL link :-
   mysql> select * from wp_options where option_name = ‘home’;

6)To change the “siteurl” and “home” URL :-
mysql>  UPDATE wp_options SET option_value = replace(option_value, ‘http://current url ‘, ‘http://New URL’) WHERE option_name = ‘home’ OR option_name = ‘siteurl’;

7)To check how many users in wordpress :-
   mysql> select * from wp_users where user_login like ‘%’;

8)To change the user-password :-
mysql>  UPDATE `wp_users` SET `user_pass` = MD5( ‘12345678’ ) WHERE `wp_users`.`ID` =1;     —–> ID represent diffrent users.

9)Show all tables in the database:-
   mysql> show tables;
| Tables_in_DB_NAME |
| wp_commentmeta            |
| wp_comments               |
| wp_links                  |
| wp_options                |
| wp_postmeta               |
| wp_posts                  |
| wp_term_relationships     |
| wp_term_taxonomy          |
| wp_terms                  |
| wp_usermeta               |
| wp_users                  |
11 rows in set (0.00 sec)

11) Description about the tabel :-
mysql> describe wp_users;

Enjoy in easy way 😀


Error while upgrading wordpress


Could not create directory.: /public_html

Solution :

Remove the directory called “upgrade” from under “wp-content and recreate the same again. If needed give 777 permission for the upgrade to complete.