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Basic Apache Server Security Tips
Friday, March 15th, 2013Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE Apache HTTP Server is by far the most widely used web server software in the world. Most web hosting providers will host your website on a server running Apache, and many of the web’s top sites run Apache. If you...
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Dealing with High Traffic on a WordPress Blog
Wednesday, December 12th, 2012Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE High traffic on any website can be a problem, but it is a problem many of us would love to have. Therefore, rather than trying to rid yourself of the problem, you will need to learn to deal with it....
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4 Tips for Secure Web Hosting
Tuesday, November 27th, 2012Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE Whether you have a shared hosting account, a VPS, dedicated server, or an entire data center, security should be a top concern. The following are some tips to help you keep your web hosting secure no matter what type of...
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The Security Benefits of a VPS
Friday, July 13th, 2012Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE When you think about the benefits of a virtual private server (VPS), they are often financial. There are, however, some technical benefits to opting for a VPS over other types of hosting. Those benefits are largely based on the way...
The Benefits of Developing on a Cloud Platform
Wednesday, May 30th, 2012Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE Web administrators often insist on going with the most complex option when it comes to hosting. That is not because they love complexity (although some might). What they are actually seeking is flexibility and openness that allows them to install...
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The Company You Keep: Shared Hosting Security
Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE You have probably heard the myriad of expressions that describe this phenomenon. Phrases such as, “in the wrong place at the wrong time,” “guilty by association”, and “judged by the company you keep”, all refer to a very real life...
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The Benefits of Jailing SSH Users
Friday, April 13th, 2012Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE Yes, SSH users should be jailed, but only within the confines of your server’s virtual prison. SSH, which stands for Secure Shell, is a tool that gives users command-line access to a server. Those technical savvy web hosting users who...
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How to View Disk Space Usage in cPanel
Thursday, December 29th, 2011Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE Unless you have a web hosting deal with unlimited disk space, you have likely been concerned about conserving disk space at one time or another. Even if you do have unlimited disk space at your disposal, it is still sometimes...
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Want Security? Abandon FTP for SFTP
Monday, December 19th, 2011Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE Security through obscurity rarely works as well as one would hope. Instead, you run the risk of being hit by an anonymous hacker who found you through a random vulnerability scan. In the old days FTP was the best option...
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Moving from One Control Panel to Another
Friday, September 16th, 2011Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE If you have a shared hosting account, you probably do not have a choice in the web-based control panel that you use unless you switch from one web host to another. With a VPS or dedicated server, however, the choice...
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