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Statistics – Analyze your website traffic

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 by Helge
There are quite a few statistics tools around which help you to  analyze how many visitors your pages have, how long and where exactly were on your site on the go. In this blog, we like to give some info about what Google Analytics google-analytics-seo-9976a545 is, what the benefits are and how you can implement with your webpage. However, of course, you can also use another statistic tool but Google Analytics , if you want to. If you are unsure how to implement the tool of your choice, please contact our 24/7 customer support. What is Google Analytics? If I had to briefly describe Google Analytics, I would simply say: This allows you to ...

Automate repetitive tasks? – Cron Job!

Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 by Helge
Screenshot_2020-08-05 Servage - Cron jobs 1000850(1)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 automate repetitive tasks and allow users to run commands or scripts at a given date and time. You can schedule scripts to be executed periodically. Crontab files can be used e.g. to automate backups, system maintenance and other repetitive tasks. The ...

Tools that help you animate with HTML5

Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 by Helge
HTML5 is often referred to as the Flash killer, and while it may be too much to hope for, HTML5 will certainly replace much of what Flash is used for today. html5-verktyg But for you as a web creator to have the opportunity to start working seriously with the new standard, it is necessary that there are good tools that make the work manageable. Adobe themselves have of course realized that there is no point in clinging to Flash as the only alternative, but instead adapt to the future and continue to make money even after Flash 'possible death ;-). They have therefore already presented prototypes of two tools that will ...

Free hosting – customer referral program

Wednesday, July 15th, 2020 by Helge
servage_likeYou are invited to join the Servage customer referral program. There is no need to register, every Servage customer automatically has access to the program. For each new customer you refer, you will  receive free hosting. It is easy to get started with the program and there is no limit to the free hosting you can earn: For each customer  you refer and who buys a 6, 12 or 24 months Servage webhosting plan, we add free hosting to your account as well as on the new account you referred: for the 6 months plan, we add 1 month hosting to your and to the account you referred for the 12 months ...

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

Wednesday, July 8th, 2020 by Helge
wp-logosWhy 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. These changes are then released in a new WordPress version. You find a detailed overview of the improvements on e.g. THIS page. Before you get started, it’s a good idea to back up your website. This means if there are any ...

Climate smart data center

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020 by Helge
miljoline line line - - - “The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.” (Robert Swan, Author) - - -   line   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! ...

Let’s Encrypt for free

Thursday, June 25th, 2020 by Helge
le-logo-standardWhat is Let's Encrypt and why would you need it:  Let's Encrypt is a non-profit certificate authority run by Internet Security Research Group (ISRG). It is a SSL certificate which  protects your customers  information – such as passwords, usernames, and credit card numbers. Furthermore, your user can see the green lock icon on their browser and know you run a protection for your pages. Last but not least, SSL certificates are also one of the factors search engines, such as Google, use to determine where a website appears in search results. Servage offers Let's Encrypt for free. To get your free Let's Encrypt, do the following: log in to your Servage account go to go ...

WordPress command line – Part 2

Thursday, June 18th, 2020 by Helge
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-logo-inverted 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 you can do with that tool. Please ensure that you run all of the following commands in the folder where WordPress is installed. You need to navigate to that folder in your SSH and run these commands. To see WP-CLI's ...

WordPress command line

Thursday, June 11th, 2020 by Helge
7HbihNpFWork on your Wordpres 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 things you can perform with that tool such as take backups, perform database operations, publish content, manage WP-Cron jobs, and perform hundreds of other tasks. How to Install WP-CLI Step 1 Make sure that your Wordpress is meeting the requirements, ...

Servage control panel – Websitebuilder Part 2

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020 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 to ...

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Servage control panel – Websitebuilder Part 1

“A brilliant website is just the beginning”   Servage provides, beside the application installer, the Websitebuilder 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 your own images and text. You can make your website as simple or complex as you’d like. While the application installer helps you to install complex database based ...

Servage control panel – php.ini

The php. ini file is the default configuration file for running applications that require PHP. It is used to control variables such as upload sizes, file timeouts, and resource limits. You can check your default settings if you create a  php file in your root directory and add this code to that file <?php phpinfo() ?> However, some plugins and themes require different PHP settings ...

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 Protection ...

Servage control panel – e-mail services

Basing upon a survey, performed in 2017 and 2018, there are today 306.4 billion e-mails which are send and received per day (source: www.statista.com). This is an astonishing number which shows how important e-mails for private and  for professional purposes are. Via our Servage Hosting account, we provide a complete hosting solution for both enterprises and personal user. Of course, we implemented plenty for e-mail services for your to ...

Servage control panel – control your DNS settings

A DNS record is a database record used to map a URL to an IP address. DNS records are stored in DNS servers and work to help users connect their websites to the outside world. When the URL is entered and searched in the browser, that URL is forwarded to the DNS servers and then directed to the specific Web server. This Web server then ...