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Sometimes you may find it necessary to adjust a PHP configuration, such as when you are installing a web application and it requires that PHP be configured in a special way, or if one of your applications reaches a timeout or memory limit. Luckily, it's a...

PrestaShop has released an important update, version 1.7.4.1. Per the PrestaShop website, some of the highlighted bug fixes in this website are: Back Office: Fix error while duplicating a product when catalog specific price rules are stored Fix display when a module uses $this->bootstrap =...

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 allow you to build and...

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...