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WordPress has released an important security update, version 4.9.7. Per the WordPress.org website, the highlighted bug fixes in this version are: Taxonomy: Improve cache handling for term queries. Posts, Post Types: Clear post password cookies when logging out. Widgets: Allow basic HTML tags in sidebar...

When looking to make changes to your store such as installing security patches, themes, importing products, or module removal/installation, it is important to take measures to aid recovery in the event that things go wrong. Here at the Alpha Hosting office, our technical team takes the...

The Magento Security Team has released a security patch to address multiple critical issues. We recommend strongly that you install this patch at your earliest convenience to address these issues. The security issues this patch covers are as follow: Remote code execution SQL Injection Cross-site scripting Cross-site request forgery issues Explanations...

PHP developers may want to use SFTP to transfer website assets and code to a cPanel server with their favorite programming language. This scenario may seem impossible if php throws an error when attempting to call the underlying SFTP software and server refuses to install the necessary dependencies.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new regulation  in the European Union (EU) that comes into effect on May 25, 2018. Since this is a regulation rather than a directive, it will instantly become law for all EU Member States when it goes into effect....

A brief overview of the different authentication levels of SSL Certificates For SSL/TLS certificates, there are three different levels of authentication. These different levels are: Domain Validation (DV) Organization Validation (OV) Extended Validation (EV) While all three have their uses, there are some distinct differences between them...

If you're human like most of us, then you have probably had the unfortunate experience of losing hours (or even days) worth of work due to an accidental coding mistake or mis-typed command. When this happens, the end result is spending even more time trying to duplicate the work that was lost. Wouldn't it be nice if there was an "easy" button that could be used to instantly revert such a mistake?  This article will explore how you can create your very own "easy" button by manually backing up your site which will allow for instant rollbacks when needed.

Tmux is a terminal multiplexer that can greatly improve your productivity on the command line. You can use tmux instead of opening multiple terminal windows on your local machine. With tmux you can ssh into multiple systems from a single terminal session without wasting time touching your mouse to change tabs...