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5 Web Application Security Tips
Friday, August 29th, 2014Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE Most websites run some type of web applications that depend on server-side scripting. While this type of scripting adds a tremendous amount of functionality, it also presents a number of security issues. What follows are five web application security tips...

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Alternative Open Source Hosting Control Panels
Saturday, August 16th, 2014Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE If you can afford it, cPanel is probably the best hosting control panel on the market. It is a complete solution for Linux hosting automation. If you cannot afford the commercial licensing, just need a control panel for a dev...

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3 Reasons to Try Self-hosted Microblogging Applications
Thursday, August 7th, 2014Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE Microblogging might not be a familiar term to you. For the most part, people who do it on a regular basis call it “tweeting”. Twitter, Tumblr and other methods of posting content in short form are called microblogging. You can...

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Backup Your Blog’s Database with AutoMySQLBackup
Thursday, July 3rd, 2014Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE Many blogging and content management systems (CMS) provide easy tools for backing up your data. What these tools lack, however, is an automated system that ensures your databases are backed up routinely without any intervention on your part. Why would...

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5 Free and Open Source Invoicing Systems
Thursday, January 30th, 2014Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE Most ecommerce hosting plans offer free scripts for shopping carts and even full CRM systems, but many do not provide customers with good invoicing and billing systems. If your business does any type of work that requires invoicing, the following...

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Benefits of Using Twitter’s Bootstrap for WordPress
Friday, January 3rd, 2014Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE Normally, the topic of web design is not something we cover, but there are instances when it is very relevant to blog hosting. A properly designed website is more efficient and more accessible. Moreover, with some handy tools like Bootstrap,...

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How to Install Packages with Webmin
Monday, December 16th, 2013Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE Webmin is a complete free and open source hosting automation system for managing servers. It provides a graphical interface for most of the tasks you might need to perform as a system administrator. That includes the ability to install software....

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Construct Your Own OpenStack Test Server
Friday, November 1st, 2013Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE OpenStack is a complete free and open source cloud operating system and management platform that has a large backing in both the open source community and enterprise server and data center industry. There are many uses for OpenStack, including both...

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How to Create a New Site in Virtualmin
Thursday, September 5th, 2013Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE Virtualmin is an open source web hosting automation module for Webmin, a popular free and open source system administration control panel. With it you can create new websites, email accounts, domain aliases, and many other standard hosting tasks. It is...

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Open Source ERP Web Applications
Thursday, July 11th, 2013Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software has almost become a necessity for enterprises. Some vendors sell nothing else but ERP software and make quite a bit doing so. It is often so expensive that some companies have made headlines with their...

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