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WordPress How to Upgrade to PHP 7.2 safely

Tips and Guides/ 30th Nov 2018/Will Cook-Martin

There are many reasons you should be using PHP 7.2 rather than an older version, though security and performance probably top the list. In terms of security, if you are using a version prior to 5.6 this is already End of Life (EOL). In short, this means that unless you are using a hardened version […]

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Taking a cPanel Back Up

Tips and Guides/ 12th Sep 2018/Jamie Hoyles

We always recommend users store their own back ups locally. Whilst we hold rolling back ups of accounts, these are time sensitive and generally only go back for 30 days. You may wish to archive your content periodically – This article provides information on how to take your own cPanel back up… 1) Navigate to […]

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How to Enable WordPress Automatic Updates

Tips and Guides/ 08th Aug 2018/Jamie Hoyles

This post details how to enable WordPress automatic updates… At present I have 20+ WordPress websites online – if I were to log-in each time a security patch is released and update the core install it would take an hour each time. Thankfully Softaculous has a setting that will automate the process for me – […]

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Resellers – How to enable Let’s Encrypt on WHM

Tips and Guides/ 11th Apr 2018/Will Cook-Martin

Putting in place an SSL certificate is vital if you want to protect your customers and maintain or improve your search engine ranking. Google recently announced that they will be marking all sites without an SSL certificate as insecure. As a reseller, you should ensure that all your customers are aware of the need to […]

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Adding graphs and tables to WordPress

Tips and Guides/ 09th Feb 2018/Jamie Hoyles

I’ve recently been working on a couple of personal sites that require results and statistics to be displayed to the visitor and have been looking for an easy way of adding graphs and tables to WordPress. The data is stored offline in excel – ideally I wanted a free or cheap plug-in to do the […]

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WordPress Security – Update Your Plugins

Tips and Guides/ 21st Dec 2017/Will Cook-Martin

Wordfence announced this week that they saw the largest distributed brute force campaign, since their service was setup. The WordPress security company suggests that the possible explanation for this attack, lies in the publishing of a massive database of hacked credentials on the dark web on the 5th December. On December 5th, a massive database […]

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How to move WordPress media files to CloudFlare

Tips and Guides/ 14th Dec 2017/Will Cook-Martin

We’ve already discussed integrating CloudFlare with WordPress, in a previous article. This detailed how to serve all content over CloudFlare’s network – but what if you wanted to specify what content is passed to CloudFlare and what isn’t? For example if you are using a lot of bandwidth at your hosting provider because you have […]

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Web Marketing Campaigns / High Traffic and Web Server Considerations

Tips and Guides/ 05th Dec 2017/Will Cook-Martin

When it comes to planning marketing campaigns for websites, or putting in measures to fulfil high traffic events such as Christmas (only 21 days away – where did that time go!) for ecommerce stores, the web server is often forgotten altogether. Imagine the scenario. You’ve got a great new product promotion all ready to go. […]

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Why is my website hitting CPU, RAM or general LVE limits?

Tips and Guides/ 27th Nov 2017/Will Cook-Martin

There is nothing more frustrating than a website being down because it’s hitting LVE limits on a shared or reseller hosting package. Especially after you’ve spent all that time developing it and even more time trying to get traffic to your website. This guide will explain why you may be hitting these limits and what […]

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How to view a website before you switch your DNS

Tips and Guides/ 20th Nov 2017/Will Cook-Martin

How do I view my website without switching DNS, or how can I get a temporary domain name, is one of the more common questions we get asked. Customers who ask this, are either developing a new site or have migrated from another provider and want to test everything is working before they point their […]

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