As a Magento user, you may have wondered what the different deployment modes do, and if switching to a different deployment mode could help optimize your site. The different modes are optimized for different uses, so it may merit a
For as long as people have been communicating, there has been a need for two parties to conduct their communications securely. Pulling aside someone and whispering in their ear is a form of “secure communication,” although to what degree the
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
PrestaShop has released an important update, version 220.127.116.11. 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
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
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
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,
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
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 first thing your potential customers see of your site will normally be the blank browser window that displays as your site begins to load after they clicked on a search result link to your website. That’s the moment the
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
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.
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
The dreaded "500 Internal Server" error is one of the worst errors you can encounter on a website! Not only is this troublesome error very generic in appearance, but it can require an extensive amount of digging across a plethora of
This article will teach you how to install and configure Pure-FTPD on CentOS 7 without a control panel (such as CPanel). Pure-FTPD is a simple File Transfer Protocol (FTP) server. It is designed to use resources efficiently and supports useful features like secure connections, IPv6, and virtual users (for jailing security). *Important Note: Do not follow this guide if you are using a control panel such as CPanel or DirectAdmin! Pure-FTPD is already installed and can easily be configured with a point-and-click interface. Before we get started, you will need a CentOS 6 installation with either root or sudo access. The entire installation will take approximately 15 minutes.
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
Behind the scenes, we have been working on some huge updates for the New Year. We think you’ll be excited about our groundbreaking changes: new hosting plans and leading-edge new hardware, and that’s just the start! We are currently migrating
Behind the scenes, we have been working on some huge updates for the New Year. One of the biggest being that our brand new datacenter is now open! Our built-from-the-ground-up web hosting facility is online which means new hosting plans and leading-edge new hardware are available to AlphaHosting customers. We’re sure that you'll benefit greatly from this brand new facility and the new hosting options that come with it.
One of the most popular methods of accessing website files is FTP (File Transfer Protocol). This method is also useful for making a simple backup of your domain to a local machine. There are some caveats to FTP that you should be aware of before using it as your go-to backup method.