At Alpha Hosting we support multiple PHP versions. Throughout this article you will learn how to change the PHP version of your site using your cPanel account. Step 1: Log in to cPanel Step 2: Scroll to the SOFTWARE section and select
Cloudflare is a content delivery network or CDN. A CDN is a geographically distributed network of proxy servers and data centers. These provide performance and distribution of website data to users in any location reducing bottlenecks of the internet. At
Our goal is to provide simple hosting packages that help launch growth for businesses online. In July of 2020, we updated our Alpha Cloud Hosting packages. We worked to include all the features ecommerce businesses need into scalable, affordable packages.
Despite what your momma or teacher told you there are definitely bad questions. Questions can be good things and you should definitely be asking them before choosing your next web hosting company. We’ve outlined good and bad questions to ask
December 25 through December 31 has recently become known as, “Web Week.” This is a week where the majority of businesses see low traffic on their sites. Many businesses are using these days to test and update their sites for
Redis is a memory based caching system built to maintain your site speed as your traffic increases. With how heavy some web applications are these days, Redis is available to store cached elements to memory for fast access. Redis is
Everyone seems to be talking about the importance of PHP workers, but what are they exactly? Throughout this post, we will explain what PHP workers are, how they influence your site’s performance, and how to determine how many your site
At Alpha Hosting we work to build an environment that allows businesses to thrive. To do this, we make sure our technologies and infrastructures are industry leading. Throughout this post we will explore all these technologies, explaining what they are
What is the best way to decide which package is right for my website? There are two main factors you should look at when choosing a hosting package. First, you want to make sure the package you’re choosing has enough storage
Our goal is to provide simple hosting packages that help launch growth for business. We felt the variety of our offerings, differences in feature sets, and pricing didn’t meet our goal. While complexity might increase your choices, it also increases
Alpha Hosting is excited to announce that our environment now is NodeJS and Ruby on Rails capable! You can now install a Ruby on Rails or NodeJS passenger app on your shared hosting or cloud environment! You can also install
Setting up an e-commerce store can be a daunting process. From designing the site to actually processing orders, there are a lot of steps and options in the set-up process. Luckily, there is a scalable software option available which will
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
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.
What is SSL? SSL – or Secure Sockets Layer – is the standard for establishing an encrypted connection between a web browser and a web server. The encrypted connection uses cryptography to obscure the data being sent between the two parties,
Prepare yourself for the proliferation of 100% encryption across the internet. According to a February 2016 Netcraft report, just 3% of all websites use SSL/TLS encryption. That leaves a staggering majority – 97% – of the internet unsecure. That figure is