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Servage Control Panel – Sitebuilder part I

Thursday, July 8th, 2021 by Helge
'A brilliant website is just the beginning' Screenshot_2019-09-24 Servage Sitecreator   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 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 applications like e.g WordPress, Joomla and many more, the Websitebuilder is mainly for static ...

WordPress command line – part II

Wednesday, June 30th, 2021 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.  binero-solutionsBasically, 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 online ...

WordPress command line part I

Thursday, June 24th, 2021 by Helge
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.  solutions-till-ert-forfogande-768x384According  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 ...

Servage control panel – .htpasswd feature

Wednesday, June 16th, 2021 by Helge
lock_cury_2Protecting 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 option. Select the domain name for which you want to enable password protection. On the right-hand side of the screen there is one green Add button. Then add title and click on folder in which you want to password protect it. After ...

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

Tuesday, June 8th, 2021 by Helge
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 hands-coffee-cup-apple-largereason 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 ...

php.ini – control your PHP settings

Wednesday, May 26th, 2021 by Helge
 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. At Servage Webhosting, you have plenty of solutions-workplaceaccess to the settings and you can adjust many in accordance to your needs! 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 than those set by default. Via your Servage account, you have a vast flexibility and you can adjust many settings in accordance to your ...

Control your DNS settings via your Servage control panel

Thursday, May 20th, 2021 by Helge
person-woman-desk-laptop-large 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 serves the queried website outlined in the URL ordirects the user to an email server that manages the incoming mail. The most common record types are A (address), CNAME (canonical name), MX (mail exchange), NS (name server), PTR (pointer), SOA (start of authority) and ...

Strong security – 11 tips to improve the WordPress security

Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 by Helge
Many website owners think that all of the work to build their WordPress website happens up front, but in reality, the design, development and creation of a WordPress site is just the first step. When you launch a new WordPress site, you become a website owner, and as a website owner, it is your responsibility to take care of it, to care for it, and to keep it safe and healthy.Boy's arm with dumbbell Owning any website, not just a WordPress website, requires ongoing maintenance. Your WordPress website is powered by the WordPress software, and all software — like Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Word, Apple iTunes, and all of the Apps on your ...

Create your own Facebook group to acquire new customer

Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 by Helge
If you so far "only" have a company page on Facebook, it is high time to explore the exciting world of Facebook groups. As human beings, we like to belong to something, whether it is a group of friends and family  members or a society based on common interests. Facebook groups help promote that sense of community on social media.startup-photos-large(1) How can my company benefit from a Facebook group? You will be in direct contact with potential customers. If a person chooses to join your Facebook group, they are definitely interested in talking to you or learning more about your company and what you offer. You become more visible online. Facebook recently announced that ...

Move WordPress from sub-folder to main folder

Wednesday, April 21st, 2021 by Helge
UntitledYou installed your Wordpress in a subfolder (e.g. http://domain.com/sub-folder) and you want to move it to the main folder (e.g. http://domain.com )? That is no problem! With few steps, you can do it. Here is a step by step guideline  for you: First move/copy the contents of "sub-folder" to the root document i.e under public_html folder of your domain, you can use the FTP, SSH or 'move' option within the Servage file manager to serve this purpose. Check the database details you are using for the blog. You can find the database details in the file wp-config.php. Make a backup copy of the database before making ...