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Easy as 1, 2, 3 … Servage application installer

Wednesday, November 25th, 2020 by Helge
 larger Install applications with view clicks! Servage offers an  application installer helps you to install and use complex apps with few clicks only. Our system will set up the files and the associated database. It is very easy to install tools like e.g. WordPress, Joomla, Coppermine, openCart and many more. Click HERE, you find a step by step instruction how to use the Servage application installer: If you should decide to install a new application on the host on which you already installed a tool, you can simply uninstall the existing tool tool and then do a new installation. Click HERE to see how to uninstall an application which ...

Servage Hosting account – back Up functionalities

Friday, November 13th, 2020 by Helge
iStock_000011968962XSmall-tumme upp-hand Restore your files and databases   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 ...

Free Hosting – Customer referral program

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020 by Helge
You are invited to join the Servage customer referral program. There is no need to register, every Servage customer who has a webhosting account automatically has access to the program. For each new customer you refer, White Gift Box with Gold Bowyou 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 webhosting account as well as on the new account you referred: for the 6 months plan, we add 1 month hosting ...

Few steps to check and improve the security of your website

Wednesday, November 4th, 2020 by Helge
person-woman-desk-laptop-largeBeing hacked on your website is a real pain! Fortunately, you can increase the website's security with relatively simple means to avoid this. The 8 tips below do not guarantee complete protection against intrusion but at least make it more difficult for hackers to get in. Update website tools, extensions and themes If you create your website yourself in eg WordPress, it is important to keep your WordPress version, themes and extensions updated. An updated version not only gives you new features and an improved interface - it also counteracts intrusion. Up-to-date themes, extensions and versions of WordPress may contain security holes that make it easy for hackers to access ...

SSH – useful tool!

Thursday, October 29th, 2020 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 ...

Create professional email addresses that strengthen your brand

Wednesday, October 21st, 2020 by Helge
Regardless whether you run an established company or if your new business idea is still in the start-up phase, you can already put a serious stamp on your growing brand with professional e-mail addresses with your own domain name, eg info@yourdomain.com . It gives a really good impression already at the first contact with your customers and strengthens your own brand instead of marketing other companies such as Gmail, Hotmail or similar "loan  HiRes kopia 4addresses". Create email addresses for your company's employees with your own domain name. E-mail addresses such as info@ yourdomain.com and firstname@yourdomain.com give your customers and suppliers a professional impression of your company. Via Servage, we provide a ...

Why it is important to upgrade PHP for your website?

Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 by Helge
On November 30, 2020, the support for PHP 7.2 will stop. This means that this version will stop being maintained and security updated by its developers - you who use PHP 7.2 or earlier today therefore need to upgrade to a later PHP version. … But what are the benefits of upgrading to a later PHP version? See below.index Two benefits of using the latest PHP version on your website Higher security An up-to-date PHP version is continuously updated to close any security holes and vulnerabilities. If you continue to use a PHP version that is no longer reviewed by its developers, your website may be compromised. Better performance Newer versions of PHP are ...

What can you do to speed up your WordPress?

Thursday, October 1st, 2020 by Helge
UntitledWhat is WordPress? At its core, WordPress and easy and  popular way to start your own website or blog; in fact, WordPress accounts for more than 37.6% of all websites on the internet. Yes - more than every fourth website you visit is likely powered by WordPress. It is a very powerful tool which contains plenty of scripts and is associated to a database. Plenty of plug ins can be added which is even increasing the functionality. However, due to it's complexity, it can be that a Wordpress installation is lagging sometimes. Below, you find some recommendations of actions ...

SSL – exclamation mark OR site is not fully secure message?

Thursday, September 24th, 2020 by Helge
Your SSL site showing exclamation mark OR site is not fully secure message OR no padlock icon for SSL in browser? SSL_error Are you pulling your hair out trying to find out why your secure page is not fully secure? When you access a website using SSL from a browser for example, you receive the error 'This website does not supply identity information'. Your connection to this website is not encrypted. This error usually occurs because the website content contains both secure and insecure content. For example the page code might include an image or code that pulls from a non-secure URL. To resolve this issue make sure that the page code does ...

How to Move your existing WordPress site to another domain

Wednesday, September 16th, 2020 by Helge
If you should plan to move your existing Wordpress installation from one domain to another domain or subdomain, please check the following step by step guideline to find out how to do that: WP_move Verify that your current site is working Open your current WordPress site and check that everything is working.  Download the files of your website First, you need to create a backup of your website, both your web space files and your database. Download the files of your website to your computer and save a copy of the files in a separate folder on your computer to keep as a backup. Check out one of our guides if ...

Recent articles

Security vulnerability in WordPress plugin: WP File Manager

Currently a security risk in the WordPress plugin WP File Manager  was reported. In this blog, you find details about the security gap and some information about the plugin. With the file manager "WP File Manager" you can easily upload, download, move, rename, copy and paste files - so you can manage all your files in one place. This means you no longer need cumbersome ftp access, but can ...

Junk filtering in Servage Webmailer

Email spam, also known as junk email, is unsolicited messages sent through email. The use of spam  is a problem faced by most email users. Recipients of spam often have had their email addresses obtained by spambots, which are automated programs that crawl the internet looking for email addresses. A spammer typically sends an email to millions of email addresses, with the expectation that only a small number will respond or ...

Servage control panel – Customized error pages

Custom error pages enable you to customize the pages that are displayed when an error occurs. Not only do they make your website more professional, they can also save you from losing visits to your site. If a visitor sees a generic error page, they are likely to leave your site. However, if they see a helpful error page, they may continue to stay because they can simply click a link to go to another page within your ...

Statistics – Analyze your website traffic (WordPress)

In the previous blog (click HERE to read), we gave you information about what Google Analytics is and how to implement it on your webpage.  Many of our user are using Wordpress to host their content. Therfore, we like to give this extra blog about how to use Analytics with Wordpress. Please read the following to get an overview about how to implement Google Analytics with your Wordpress. There are basically two ...

Statistics – Analyze your website traffic

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  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 , ...