Keep Your Websites Secure with cPanel Security Advisor
Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE Security should always be a big concern when you manage websites or even run an entire web server. cPanel offers a helpful tool in WHM that can scan your server for security issues, inform you when they are found, tell...
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How to Backup Your Database with phpMyAdmin
Thursday, June 26th, 2014Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE On modern websites, most information is stored within databases rather than in directories on the server. Therefore, simply backing up the web directories of your website will not back up all of your data. Instead, you need to perform a...
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Managing MySQL with cPanel
Monday, May 26th, 2014Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE There are several ways to manage MySQL databases. Among them are direct command-line manipulation, web-based interfaces such as phpMyAdmin and remote database administration tools. You can also manage some MySQL functionality from within your hosting control panel, if you are...
How to Monitor Services with cPanel WHM
Monday, April 14th, 2014Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE WebHost Manager (WHM) is a powerful hosting automation control panel that gives you total control over your server and any cPanel hosted websites installed on it. Among the many features of WHM is a tool for monitoring services running on...
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Use Webmin to Check and Update OpenSSL to Fix Heartbleed
Friday, April 11th, 2014Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE The most common way to fix the heartbleed bug in OpenSSL is to use your server’s package management system to update to the latest version of the software. On Linux systems, this typically involves logging in to the command line...
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Quick Guide to Website Statistics: Part 2
Saturday, February 15th, 2014Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE In part 1 of our website statistics guide, we highlighted some of the most common terms that you will encounter when using analytics software such as Webalizer, AWStats or cloud solutions such as Google Analytics. In this part, you will...
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Quick Guide to Website Statistics
Friday, February 14th, 2014Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE Statistical data is one of the primary information sources you can use to learn about your website’s viewers. Many web hosts offer pre-installed statistical software and/or support for third-party systems, such as Google Analytics. While the methods of gathering information...
How to Install Software with WHM
Wednesday, January 15th, 2014Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE WebHost Manager is a complete web-based system administration tool for cPanel servers that makes your server incredibly easy to manage and maintain. Among the many features that can help you simplify your server administration are its software management tools. To...
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....
Fine Tune WHM/cPanel with Tweak Settings
Friday, November 8th, 2013Tavis J. Hampton
ARTICLE When you have cPanel installed on your server, it permeates through every part of it, fully integrating with your system and allowing you to have full control through your hosting automation. The precision with which you can fine tune your...
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