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Fast reliable VPS hosting

Fast reliable VPS hosting

VPS hosting is the most affordable and convenient hosting solution. A VPS, or Virtual Private Server, acts just like a dedicated server, but it has its own operating system, disc space and bandwidth. This means that you get all the benefits of a dedicated server but none of the hassles. If you cannot decide between…

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All in one WordPress hosting

All in one WordPress hosting

About a third of the world’s websites run on WordPress, but not all of them are directly linked to WordPress servers. There are lots of reasons for this. WordPress is a global entity, so while they have a top-notch platform that’s universally compatible, they can’t always customise regional solutions. Here in South Africa, for example,…

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Never lose data

Never lose data

Data loss can hit at any time, and it pays to be prepared. Data loss can happen accidentally or unintentionally, for example as a result of defective software or hardware, through user error. It can also be malicious in origin, such as through a virus or malware. An online backup system is one of the…

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Why everyone needs a website, including you

Why everyone needs a website, including you

Have you ever wondered why you hear “everyone needs a website” all the time? Well, it’s simply because every business should have a website in today’s world. You should see your website, whether you’re a freelance blogger or the owner of a boutique shop, as the main reference point of your business. It’s the place…

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How to protect your website against hackers and malware

How to protect your website against hackers and malware

We receive a lot of advice on protecting ourselves from identity theft, and keeping our credit cards safe. This is both when we’re swiping and when we’re doing transactions online. Fraudsters can pose as us and use our credit cards. Reversing those charges can be stressful, and it isn’t always successful. Plus, while your cash…

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Installing and Configuring Configserver Security & Firewall (CSF)

Installing and Configuring Configserver Security & Firewall (CSF)

ConfigServer Firewall, or CSF, is a security tool that can help protect your server against attacks and improve server safety. It is a Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) firewall, login/intrusion detection and security application. It is designed for Linux servers and is free to use. How to install and configure ConfigServer Firewall ConfigServer Firewall will work…

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How to set up 301 Redirects in WordPress

How to set up 301 Redirects in WordPress

If you have recently migrated your site or changed your URLs, 301 redirects in WordPress are useful to avoid a decrease in visitors. When you migrate your website, transfer the site to HTTPS or SSL, or redesign your site in a way that changes URLs, permalinks or slug structure, your old site version with display…

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Configure cPanel

Configure cPanel

To configure cPanel, you can access your recently installed cPanel at https://yourIPaddress or https://yourdomainname. Note that your browser may display an SSL warning; simply ignore it for now. Login with the username root and your root password. Continue by reading and accepting the license agreement. Enter your preferred contact email address, and optionally an SMS…

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Install cPanel on Centos

Install cPanel on Centos

You can install cPanel on CentOS for better system administration. cPanel is a web-based control panel that can make tasks like website creation, database management and database deployment so much easier to manage. cPanel is convenient in that it allows users to administer servers through a GUI interface instead of the traditional command line. To…

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