So I was trying to import a MySQL database exported from local development machine to a live server and I got the error thrown by phpMyAdmin:
#1273 - Unknown collation: 'utf8mb4_unicode_520_ci'
On some systems, the error could be: Unknown collation: 'utf8mb4_unicode_ci'
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Issue importing WordPress database from development to live server: 1273 - Unknown collation: 'utf8mb4_unicode_520_ci'



Alright, so I had some notifications in a WordPress website to update some plugins, which is damn easy in WordPress. Yes, just click update and finish. But no, this time, a new situation had cropped up. On clicking on 'Update' from the interface, I got the message "Update Failed: Plugin update failed". I immediately turned to Google, searched for solutions others have tried for this WordPress plugin update failed error. Here are a few things findings and solution that worked for me. 
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How to fix WordPress plugin update fail - Plugin update failed ?

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How to fix partially encrypted/mixed content errors after switching from HTTP to HTTPs (SSL)?

HTTP (or Hyper Text Transfer Protocol) is the protocol or method used by which data is moved around the Web but HTTP is not secure. HTTPS (or Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure) is the answer to the data protection issue. It used to be mostly used by eCommerce and banking related sites. HTTPS protects data by encrypting it before sending it either way by using an SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) Certificate.  Most websites still run on HTTP which is alright if there is not critical information being transferred such as login, password, bank details etc. But when details such as those mentioned are involved in the transfer, HTTP is not secure as there are ways and means by which bad guys can intercept and misuse. But even after applying HTTPS, browsers may block some contents because they are still being served over HTTP. In this post, we will check how to fix partially encrypted / mixed content errors after switching from HTTP to HTTPS.
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How to fix partially encrypted/mixed content errors after switching from HTTP to HTTPs (SSL)?