Web Hosting Server

May 26 2017

3 Reasons To Choose Premium Web Hosting Over Free Web Hosting

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Why spend money on something when you can get it for free? This is the general misconception among people. And why should they differ until and unless they aren’t briefed about the differences. In this article, let’s explore the pros and cons of using a free and premium web hosting which would help you to … Continue reading “3 Reasons To Choose Premium Web Hosting Over Free Web Hosting”

WordPress with CloudFront and S3

May 3 2017

How to setup WordPress with AWS CloudFront CDN origin push

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Why using origin push really matter? Most Amazon CloudFront tutorials for WordPress I came across focus on setting up WordPress with pull origin which means CloudFront will first go to the original server (your server) to pull the requested file like an image, css or js file, CloudFront will cache the file at their edge servers … Continue reading “How to setup WordPress with AWS CloudFront CDN origin push”

Sep 12 2013

Protect Your Joomla Administrator Folder

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For a while now, we’ve been encouraging users to use .htaccess to protect their Joomla administrator folder to help protect a number of attacks. This only takes a few minutes to setup an can save you hours of hassles down the road. In order to protect the server and other customers sites if we notice … Continue reading “Protect Your Joomla Administrator Folder”

Sep 10 2012

Checking Your Database Username Length

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As we prepare for the update to MySQL 5.1, there is one major issue that could affect your site that is very easy to check. MySQL 5.1 only authenticates usernames up to 16 characters in length. cPanel has automatically limited MySQL username lengths to 16 characters for many years, so if you started a new … Continue reading “Checking Your Database Username Length”

Aug 9 2012

Setting Up Local Development

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As we plan the transition to PHP 5.3, you might be wanting to make sure your site is compatible. If you run any recent release of any of the major CMSs you should be fine, but there is a chance one of your addons could have a problem. Fortunately, setting up a local testing environment … Continue reading “Setting Up Local Development”

Dec 31 2006

Happy New Year

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We at BuyHTTP would like to wish everyone a happy 2007 and start the year with a new tip for your Joomla or Mambo site. When uninstalling components it’s not at all unusual for them to leave their database tables behind. Many do this to help with upgrading, making it a simple uninstall/reinstall situation. But … Continue reading “Happy New Year”

Dec 14 2006

Move your Mambo or Joomla configuration.php file outside of webroot

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Have to thank friesengeist of the Joomla core team for this very nice tip for your Joomla or Mambo site. There has been a lot of discussion lately on further securing your Joomla or Mambo installations and what can be done. We do everything possible at the server level but there are a few things … Continue reading “Move your Mambo or Joomla configuration.php file outside of webroot”

Dec 9 2006

SEO Follow Up

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In the world of dynamic sites there is often a lot of worry about duplicate content penalties since so many different URLs can point to the same exact page. We have good news to help quell those worries. At the recent SES (Search Engine Strategies) in Chicago, Vanessa Fox of Google stated in an interview … Continue reading “SEO Follow Up”

Dec 8 2006

Improve your search engine rankings with .htaccess

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Search engines like Google see https://yoursite.com and https://www.yoursite.com as two completely different sites and that can lead to duplicate content penalties and lower rankings. What can be done to correct this issue? Amazingly it is just a few lines of code in your .htaccess file. On BuyHTTP.com we use the following code: RewriteEngine On ## … Continue reading “Improve your search engine rankings with .htaccess”

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