As promised, in this sequel of my previous post, we’ll see some useful steps for performance and security optimization of your Nginx-powered Joomla installation on a CentOS VPS and get it ready for its production run. Please note that these are not one-time and/or persistent settings. Performance and security optimization is a constant process.
So, the first thing I do after every Joomla installation is to hide its version, since it’s known that attackers usually scan for the Joomla version so they can track and explore its vulnerabilities.
The migration process may sound complicated, but it’s really quite easy. All you need is an SSH access to both old and new servers. In this guide, we will show you how to move your WordPress website and other data from your old hosting provider to your new virtual server with almost no downtime.
Zen Cart is a resource hungry shopping cart software and it has very specific requirements that need to be met in order to operate smoothly and efficiently. Listed below are a few tips to help you get the most out of your Zen Cart based web site:
Listed below are a few tips to help you get the most out of your WordPress site:
Use reliable Hosting
It is one of the most significant factors when running a successful WordPress based website. Generally, there are three types of hosting that are available to host your WordPress site: Shared, VPS and Dedicated server hosting. You will get the best possible results in terms of performance and flexibility if you host and maintain your WordPress blog on a VPS Hosting solution.
This article explains some of the most used Linux commands and their basic usage. All these commands should be entered at the command prompt and you must press the ENTER button to execute the desired command. Please note that all Linux commands are case sensitive.
MySQL has two primary storage engines: MyISAM and InnoDB.
Each has its own performance characteristics and considerations but generally MyISAM is good for read-intensive data and InnoDB is good for transactional data.
One of the first things you should do when running a Virtual Private Server (VPS) is to secure your server as much as possible. This way you will protect your server against various security attacks which may harm or even destroy your data.
Here are a few easy tips on how to improve the stability and security of your Virtual Private Server: Continue reading →