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Climate smart webhosting – complete hosting solutions for both enterprises and personal user

Thursday, January 27th, 2022 by Helge
Modern. Fast. Secure. Green srevage Complete hosting package for both enterprises and personal user for little money. If you shouldn't know Servage in detail yet, please take a look at the following lines which will give you a brief overview of us and our services.  For more questions or remarks, you are very welcome to contact our support either via support@servage.net or via live chat on servage.net. Servage Hosting is a  webhoster with customers in about 100 countries. The company was incorporated in 2004. Servage offers you an “all-in-one” solution. That means,  essential services which you need to run your presentation in the internet are in our package: • one domain (or several domains – ...

Servage Hosting account – back Up functionalities

Wednesday, January 12th, 2022 by Helge
Restore your files and databasesiStock_000011968962XSmall-tumme-upp-hand   Did you know that at Servage, we make all the backups on your files and databases available to you directly in your own home directory? If not, we definitely recommend you read this post! Most have ever needed to recover data from a backup – whether it’s your laptop that crashed, your phone’s latest OS crashed, or an update of your WordPress made the page unusable. The third scenario is most common for our customers to have suffered (although we are sometimes consulted in the other examples also ). In this blog post we will go through three ...

Servage Hosting – SSL & Let’s Encrypt

Thursday, January 6th, 2022 by Helge
Via  Servage control panel, you can implement paid SSL and/or Let’s Encrypt  to run your hosts via https. Here are some more details about Let’s Encrypt and some pros and cons of both methods: What is Let’s encrypt person-woman-desk-laptop-largeSSL? How do I benefit from it? Let’s Encrypt is a security service supported by several major IT companies such as Google or Facebook. The service offers SSL certificates for a very low price. Using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) provides a secure connection when you visit a particular website. It ensures that while surfing, the connection between the website and the user is encrypted and hence secured.  You find very detailed information ...

SEO part IV – 5 things which are detrimental to your website SEO

Tuesday, December 28th, 2021 by Helge
Being visible online is an important part of most companies' marketing. With search engine optimization, you increase the chance that your website will appear high in the results in search engines like Google. Within the last weeks, we can you some hints and tips how you can improve your visibility in the net. However, there are some things that you should avoid if you want your site to rank high. In this part of our SEO series, like to give some hints what you should avoid to get an improved ranking. SEOYou are using too many keywords Keywords are the basis of all search engine optimization, without relevant keywords your website ...

SEO part III – reduce the response time on your website and achieve better SEO and more conversions

Tuesday, December 21st, 2021 by Helge
The Internet is evolving, and so are its users. And even the devices that can connect to the Internet are developing at a furious pace. In recent years, there has been a development especially among mobile devices, which are binero-solutionsbecoming increasingly powerful, and our mobile Internet here in Sweden as well as in other countries has improved This development, combined with a growing interest in doing business online, is helping to increase the demands placed on the individual website. This, and the fact that today people often use large platforms as a basis for a website, has made more and more people open their eyes to the fact that speed is an ...

SEO part II – 5 tips for SEO-optimizing your WordPress site

Tuesday, December 14th, 2021 by Helge
SEO for WordPress Being visible on Google is becoming more and more important as a large part of all searches on the web today take place on Google. SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization and means that you customize the content of your site to be as visible as possible in the search results. In this article, we address 5 of the most important things to keep in mind when SEO optimizing your WordPress site. 1. Make sure your site is mobile friendly Having a mobile-friendly site is becoming more and more important. Studies show that more than 50% of the traffic to websites is visited via a mobile device and that it ...

SEO part I – How to take your website to the top of the search results

Tuesday, December 7th, 2021 by Helge
A website should not only be stylish and informative, it should also be optimized for the search engines. But what does search engine optimization really mean, what is it good for and how do I get my website to the top of the search results?  Every day, about 55 million searches are made on Google for everything between heaven and earth. When one of these searches is about your area, you of course want to capture that traffic with your website, partly because it is a lot of traffic but also because it is purposeful traffic. To capture that traffic, your website needs to be at the top of the search results. ...

Servage Hosting – Climate smart webhosting

Thursday, November 25th, 2021 by Helge
Servage Webhosting – environmental responsible   SERVAGE moved it’s customers in 2018 and 2019 from the legacy datacenter to the current one in Vallentuna, north of Stockholm (Sweden). The transition came with a lot of work and many hurdles had to be overcome to Young plantultimately make the project a success. We are very grateful that our customers made that journey with us – the road was sometimes rocky. However, the move was for good reasons! The aim was to provide an environment which is fast, secure, modern and, last but not least, “green” and sustainable. We succeeded that project with completion of the data center move. Why is is important to run ...

How to adminstrate your files – FTP program

Thursday, November 18th, 2021 by Helge
bloggVia Servage, you have several options to administrate (upload, download, edit, delete) your hosting related files. You  can administrate your files via SSH, via the online File Manager  in your Servage control panel and via a FTP program such as e.g. FileZilla. In this blog, we give you a brief guide how to access your files via Filezilla.   What do you need before you can start?   A Servage Webhosting hosting account. Filezilla installed and running on your computer (download the tool from the official Filezilla page) Your FTP username and password. Click HERE to find out where to find the details A domain that points to your Servage hosting account   How ...

How to adminstrate your files – SSH

Thursday, November 11th, 2021 by Helge
laptop-phpHere is the second part of our series how to administrate your website files via your Servage control panel. In this blog, we like to give some information about how you can use SSH to administrate your files. SSH stands for Secure Shell and is a way to log in to the server to be able to work directly on the server via text commands. Handled the right way, SSH can be very useful and can help you work very efficiently. Before you can start, you need: SSH client the SSH login details for your account   You can download free SSH clients via the internet. ...

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How to adminstrate your files – Servage account filemanager

In this blog, we like to give you some information about the FileManager which is embedded in the cutomers control panel. This tool gives you options to adminstrate the files in your Servage account: The FileManager can be found in your Servage account under “Files” -> “FileManager”. When you enter this section of your control panel, you can see an elaborated Tool which shows you: A) The Directory Tree of the files ...

Some things to keep in mind when choosing WordPress plugins

WordPress is one of the world's most used systems for websites. You can easily install, manage and upgrade it via your Servage control panel.  However, to get access to more functions beyond the minimum, you need to install plugins. There are a plenty of different additions, ranging from very advanced to simple that add a very small feature. To keep your WordPress site secure, fast and stable, please check ...

Servage Hosting customer support – live agents and customer helpdesk

Servage offers 24/7 LIVE support for you – either via chat and via support ticket. Our agents are well trained IT experts who assist our customers in a broad range of questions.  Our friendly team is very eager to provide the best possible tailored solution for you. We are here for you - 365 days a year and 24 hours per day! To get in touch with ...

PHP 8 available

PHP 8 is now available in your Servage webhosting account. PHP 8.0 is a significant update of the PHP language. It has many new features and  and improvements in the type  system, error handling, and consistency. You find plenty of information about that new version on e.g.  THIS page. We recommend to use the latest PHP version for your pages  … But what are the benefits of upgrading ...

Automate repetitive tasks? – Cron Job!

You want to automate repetitive tasks via your Servage hosting account? No problem – we are offering Cron Jobs for our customers! Cron is a Linux utility which schedules a command or script on your server to run automatically at a specified time and date. A cron job is the scheduled task itself. Cron jobs can be very useful to ...