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How To Create a WordPress Website With a Web Host – Beginner’s Guide So, you have purchased a hosting package and chosen a fitting domain name. At this point, you can’t wait to enter the domain name in the browser and have your very own website pop up. But that won’t quite work just yet. You […]
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What Shared Hosting Really is and What it’s Not So you have finally decided to make your own website. You turn to the internet for research, and the words shared hosting keep coming up. You see shared hosting plans on various websites, and it seems like you could get your website up and running at […]
Why "password" isn't a password
Best Practices for Password Security Original post: 25 July 2017. Updated 15 December 2020. A good password is more than just some obscure word or a random combination of characters. Modern password cracking software and computing power can easily break passwords in a surprisingly short time. “password123” can be hacked in 6 seconds. Any password […]
How to Fix a Broken WordPress 5.5 Site
WordPress 5.5 Broke Your Site? Here’s How to Fix Released on August 11, 2020, WordPress 5.5 brought with it significant changes to the WordPress (WP) core. Websites that were upgraded to run the latest version started to break. So, if you are also facing some issues post-upgrade, know that you are not alone. A majority […]
How to Configure SpamAssassin on cPanel
Best Practices for Setting up Apache SpamAssassin on cPanel A global surge in email phishing attacks and fraudulent emails puts you at risk. Here’s how you can protect yourself using prevention strategies outlined in this article. Apache SpamAssassin is an anti-spam email application maintained by the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) to filter and block unsolicited […]
Beginner's Guide to GNU nano Text Editor - Linux
How to install and use GNU nano Text Editor in Linux If you are new to the Linux console, you might be having a hard time navigating the cumbersome pre-installed text editors. Fret not, as there is a beginner-friendly text editor called nano, which will simplify your command-line editing manifold. nano has all the features […]