A common theme I have noticed when working with restaurant websites over the past few years is the lack of a simple-to-use theme that has a solid, functional menu system. While I have built a few custom systems for specific sites I felt like there was a gap in the marketplace for this type of […]
WP Beaches ~ ServerPilot out of the box does not have a solution to deal with brute force attacks, it does have a sister company called Heatshield which rejects IP addresses that try and constantly connect to your site, you can also do the same with the opensource fail2ban. fail2ban is an app which bans access […]
WP Beaches ~ Set up a malware scanner with LMD Maldet and ClamAV on ServerPilot and an instance like Vultr or Digital Ocean. One of the key server malware scanners is Linux Malware Detect and works very nicely scanning any Linux distribution, it keeps an updated database of known malware exploits from an updated registry. The Linux Malware […]
In layman terms, a web hosting means “hosting your website” on the Internet whereas a web hosting service is a service which provides space for you to host your website on the internet. If you develop a site and intend to publish it, hosting it becomes a prerequisite. This is referred to as web hosting. […]
WP Beaches ~ ServerPilot comes with a default firewall enabled which comes in the form of a toggle in the ServerPilot control panel. The panel is a front for the ufw (Uncomplicated firewall) app which is also a front for ip tables but with a lower learning curve, by default these are the allowed incoming […]
When it comes to hosting your podcast, using a dedicated host is usually the best option. While you can upload your podcast files to your regular web hosting server space, the extra downloads can have a negative impact on the performance of your website, not to mention your bandwidth allowances. Furthermore, dedicated podcast hosting services […]
What is managed hosting? If you’ve heard terms like VPS, Dedicated, Shared, Managed, and more, you might have wondered what they all mean and which one is right for you. Let’s see if I can explain it in a way that doesn’t immediately drop us into low-level technical details. Remember in your youth when you maybe […]
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WP Beaches ~ Many issues can go wrong if your WordPress default permissions have changed due to some unforeseen circumstance or a migration has gone bad due to some abnormal hosting environment. The default Linux permissions for most hosts WordPress sites are 644 for files and 755 for folders which is: file is rw-r–r– folder is drwxr-xr-x […]
If you have big plans for your WordPress site, then you’d be wise as to invest in proper WordPress hosting. Here’s how to make the right hosting choice.