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DNS Records – Best Practice

DNS Records – Best Practice

Although the basics of DNS records is easy to understand, I often see badly configured DNS zones. Here are a few pointers to help keep that DNS pure and fast according to industry best practice. CNAME RECOMMENDATIONS These records are heavily overused and abused. The basic rule is that a CNAME should never point to another […]

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cPanel Security checks to do regularly

cPanel Security checks to do regularly

 cPanel is a layered system What I mean by this is that cPanel has many layers of users and thus many potential security breach points. Due to its flexibility and complexity, cPanel also has many areas that need to be looked after from a system security perspective. We will take a look at these below: […]

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Super Simple Guide to cPanel

Super Simple Guide to cPanel

cPanel Quick-Start Ok, so now you have a Host Africa hosted cPanel server, now what ? cPanel can be incredibly confusing if you have never worked with a web based control panel before. Most guidelines are written by tech guys and it seems that they are written only for tech guys. If you are not a […]

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Hosting cheatsheet for new website owners

Hosting cheatsheet for new website owners

When it comes to having a website, there are a few tips and tricks that you need to know about. Managing your website is not just about sharing the URL and hoping someone clicks on adverts. A lot of work actually goes into running a website, such as hosting, even more so if it’s well […]

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How to install WordPress on your website

How to install WordPress on your website

You probably have an idea for a news website, a travel blog, or even an ecommerce store. Well, WordPress may just be the right piece of software for you. While you can use a service like Fantastico to install WordPress almost automatically, it is always better to install a website from scratch and get to […]

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