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Apr 22, 2019

CPanel and Cron Jobs Tutorial

Many of our clients don't have access to SSH on their shared hosting accounts, so they can't schedule cron jobs using command line. The good think is that CPanel is standard in the most of hosting packages and we can use it to perform Cron jobs scheduling.

Oct 28, 2018

Web Hosting - Shared vs. Dedicated vs. VPS

These days hosting solutions are typically classified as being dedicated, shared, or a virtual private server:

Dedicated Hosting

A dedicated hosting solution grants all of a server's resources to a single client. The client is often granted complete control over this server's operation, including installing and upgrading software and even rebooting it as necessary. As you might imagine, dedicated hosting solutions are typically the most expensive.

Mar 16, 2018

Piwik - "Keyword not defined"

Piwik is a free (GPL licensed) PHP MySQL web analytics software package. It provides detailed reports on your website and its visitors, including the search engines and keywords they used, the language they speak, which pages they like, the files they download… and so much more.

Feb 21, 2018

Bash Website Backup Script

We wrote tutorial how to crate cron jobs in CPanel and now we're continuing with instructions for creating a simple bash website backup script that works on Linux hosting environment.

What does the script do

  • Check if backup folder already exists
  • Create if the backup folder exist
  • Backup website files
  • Backup website database
  • Output errors to the error.log file

Create a file, copy/paste the following bash code and change variables to suit your environment:

Jun 18, 2017

Transfer Elgg Site

Elgg is an award-winning open source social networking engine that provides a robust framework on which to build all kinds of social environments, from a campus wide social network for your university, school or college or an internal collaborative platform for your organization through to a brand-building communications tool for your company and its clients.

In this article we're going to explain how to change Elgg domain and/or move it to another machine.

For this process we assume that you have exported database and Elgg folder of your original website.