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SSH – useful tool!

Friday, September 17th, 2021 by Helge
puttyFor each Servage hosting account, we are offering one SSH account. 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. SSH has plenty of advantages, it allows the encryption of data so that those malicious would-be attackers cannot access your user information and passwords. SSH also allows the tunneling of other protocols such as FTP. You find more information about SSH e.g. on this PAGE With the help of SSH, you can perform plenty of cool actions such as e.g. Find and Import MySQL back ups Connection via SSH tunnel Search for files and ...

Servage Hosting – SSL & Let’s Encrypt

Thursday, September 9th, 2021 by Helge
Via  Servage control panel, you can implement paid SSL and/or Let’s Encrypt  to run your hosts via https. development-environment Here are some more details about Let’s Encrypt and some pros and cons of both methods: What is Let’s encrypt SSL? 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 about ...

Upgrade your WordPress to the newest version

Thursday, September 2nd, 2021 by Helge
Screenshot_2020-01-22 Servage - Application Installer 1000850Since many of our customers run Wordpresses, we like to renew this magazine blog related to the upgrade of Wordpress applications. Please read the following to find out how to upgrade your application either via the Servage control panel or manually. Via your Servage account, you can install plenty of apps via our application installer with few clicks. It is easy!. But, also updating the apps to the newest version can be done in a couple of seconds. There are good reason to keep your WordPress updated: improved security improved speed enhanced features You find a detailed overview of the improvements on e.g. THIS page. Servage ...

Servage Webhosting – everything you need for your website

Wednesday, August 25th, 2021 by Helge
If you want to be present on the Internet with your company, you will ask yourself: What does a website cost me? And then: What do I need for that?     webshop Basically there are three things you need: a domain name a website program or someone who creates your website for you a hosting product However, the costs and effort for a website can be very different. The range of costs starts at a few dollar per month, but a website can also cost several thousand dollar per month. How high the costs for your site will be depends entirely on which solution you choose and how your website should be structured. Servage Webhosting offers you an ...

Google introduces new SEO ranking factors – these elements are important for your website

Wednesday, August 18th, 2021 by Helge
From May 2021, Google will evaluate 3 new parts of your website when they rank their search results. These three parts are called Core Web Vitals and are a new initiative from Google that wants to give website owners a more person-woman-desk-laptop-largeuniform guide to exactly which factors are important to focus on when it comes to user experience. Your website will be evaluated on how long it takes for it to load, how fast the visitor can use / interact with the website and how much the content on the website moves or moves, read more about it below First Input Delay (FID) - how quickly visitors can ...

WordPress 5.8 gives you more freedom to customize your website

Thursday, August 12th, 2021 by Helge
Servage Webhosting is your perfect Wordpress hoster. We make it super easy for you to install Wordpress and to update it to the newest version via our application installer.  Recently, version of WordPress (5.8) has been released Wordpress_movewhich comes with some new features and improvements. We have looked at what is new and put together a list of our favorites. There are of course lots of updates that are not mentioned here, on the WordPress website you can read more about everything that is new in version 5.8.   WordPress 5.8 makes it easier to customize your website just the way you want it   With the new features that come with WordPress 5.8, ...

Error messages in WordPress with WP Debug

Wednesday, August 4th, 2021 by Helge
make_own_plugin Servage Webhosting makes is very easy to run Wordpresses via our services. We offer an application installer which installs that tool for you with few clicks only. Check HERE to see how to use the application installer. However, sometimes a WordPress page can get stuck and you see error messages. In this blog, we like to give information about Enable error messages in WordPress with WP Debug Let's start and lets take a look at enabling error messages in WordPress with WP Debug: For example, display an all-white page, an error 500 error or an error message that the page has technical problems. It can also be the case that functions on the ...

Use the Servage tools to create your WordPress onlineshop

Wednesday, July 28th, 2021 by Helge
Enhance your Wordpress and add an Onlineshop to it. That may sound complicated but Servage offers quite a few ways for you to simplify the process. Read the following information to find out to install your Wordpress and your woocommerceWooCommerce plug in via your Servage hosting account. Before we go into details, lets desribe in few words what WooCommerce is. WooCommerce is a powerful eCommerce plugin for WordPress that lets you build all kinds of online stores. It lets you turn a basic website into a website with a shop which WordPress can't do that by itself. If you install and activate the WooCommerce plugin you can add products, a shopping cart ...

Servage Hosting – Climate smart webhosting

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021 by Helge
- - -Young plant     “The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.” (Robert Swan, Author) - - -   line Servage Webhosting - sustainable datacenter!   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 ultimately 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 ...

Servage control panel – Sitebuilder Part II

Wednesday, July 14th, 2021 by Helge
designIn the last blog, we gave you a general overview about our websitebuilder. In this blog, we like to explain some features of that tool more detailed. However, in case of questions or remarks, you are of course always welcome to contact our support via ticket or live chat. Start using the sitebuilder with installing it on one of your host. The guideline for that, can be found HERE. As soon as the installation is complete go to “Domains and Websites” -> “Sidebuilder” to find the “Admin” button. Push that button to enter the editor. In the design step you can adjust your template by selecting colors and fonts ...

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Servage Control Panel – Sitebuilder part I

'A brilliant website is just the beginning'   Servage has features implemented in the customers control panel which makes it easy to set up webpages and online presentations. Beside the application installer, the Websitebuilder is part of our package to help you to create websites – regardless of your technical skill level. Just create an account, pick a design and use the built-in editor to add ...

WordPress command line – part II

In our latest blog (click HERE to read), we informed you about WP-Cli. We gave you a brief overview and an explanation how to use the Wordpress command line in combination with your Servage Webhosting account.  Basically, WP-CLI makes it easer to manage Wordpress from shell. This is helpful if you want to do your tasks on command line and it is faster too.  Below  are some examples of what ...

WordPress command line part I

Work on your Wordpress via command line - saves time & increasing fun!   Did you know? WP-CLI is the official command line tool for interacting with and managing your WordPress sites. The idea  is that it allows you to interact with, and manage, WordPress sites via a command line interface.  According  to the official documentation, it's a command line alternative to using the traditional WordPress admin user interface. There are many ...

Servage control panel – .htpasswd feature

Protecting files on your site from unapproved clients can be significant. Much increasingly significant is the strategy by which you achieve this undertaking. You could utilize PHP to tune in for login approval data on each page, yet that doesn’t ensure your pictures, archives, and other media? Servage gives you the option to .htaccess secure your websites with a few clicks only! login to servage control panel. click on Domain and Websites and Password ...

Easy as 1, 2, 3 .. update your WordPress to the newest version

Why You Should Always Update WordPress WordPress is a very common tool which is installed by plenty of user. This is understandable, since this tool is very powerful and relatively easy to handle. However, Server recommends to keep the WordPress up to date. The reason for that is that the WordPress developers find and fix bugs, add new features, and hunt down security vulnerabilities on a regular basis. ...