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Install WordPress with HHVM, Nginx and MariaDB on an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

HipHopHHVM is an open-source virtual machine designed for executing programs written in PHP. HHVM stands for HipHop Virtual Machine and it was initially developed by Facebook to boost up their application performance, and for those who don’t know MariaDB is a drop-in replacement for MySQL. In this tutorial we will show you step by step how to install WordPress with HHVM, Nginx and MariaDB on an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS VPS.

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Install and run TiddlyWiki on a CentoOS 6 VPS using Nginx

install-and-run-tiddlywiki-on-a-centoos-6-vps-using-nginxIn this tutorial we will guide you through the steps of installing and running TiddlyWiki on a CentOS 6 VPS.

We will also install and configure Nginx as a reverse proxy, so you can run TiddlyWiki behind Nginx.

What is TiddlyWiki?

It is an open-source single page application wiki. The content is divided into a series of components called Tiddlers.

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Speed-up NGINX using ngx_pagespeed on a CentOS 6 VPS

Speed-up NGINX using ngx_pagespeed in CentOS 6 VPSThe following article will guide you through the steps of compiling and installing Nginx and ngx_pagespeed module on your Linux VPS

Using ngx_pagespeed you can significantly speed-up your websites without needing to tune or change your web-applications.

How is this possible?

ngx_pagespeed runs as a module inside Nginx and rewrites your webpages to make them faster. The rewrite includes minifying CSS and JS (JavaScript), extending cache lifetimes, compressing images and many other web performance best practices.

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Install Fork CMS on a Debian VPS

forkIn this tutorial we’ll see how to install Fork CMS on a Debian 7 (Wheezy) VPS with MySQL, PHP-FPM and Nginx
Fork CMS is an open-source Content Management System written in PHP and comes with modules, themes, multi-language support, search engine optimisation and many more. Fork CMS is dedicated to creating a user friendly environment to build, monitor and update your website.

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How to install LEMP and run TT-RSS on a Fedora 20 VPS

how-to-install-lemp-and-run-tt-rss-on-fedora-20-vpsThe following blog post will guide you through the steps of installing LEMP (Linux Nginx MariaDB and PHP) and setting up TT-RSS (Tiny-Tiny RSS) on a Fedora 20 VPS.

What is Tiny Tiny RSS?

It is an open source, web-based news feed (RSS/Atom) reader and aggregator, designed to allow you to read news from any location, while feeling as close to a real desktop application as possible.


Some of the TT-RSS features are:

  • Server-side AJAX-powered application, user only needs a web browser
  • Free software, licensed under GNU GPL
  • Supports feed aggregation / syndication,
  • Supports keyboard shortcuts
  • Supports OPML import/export
  • Supports sharing arbitrary content through tt-rss
  • Supports mobile device

and much more….

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Optimize your CentOS 6 VPS Nginx-powered Joomla Installation

optimize-your-centos-6-vps-nginx-powered-joomla-installationAs 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.

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Run Joomla with Nginx on a Centos VPS

run-joomla-on-nginx-on-centos-vpsToday we will show you how to install Joomla, one of the most popular open source Content Management Systems on your LNMP stack (Nginx, MySQL and PHP-FPM) Centos VPS.
Follow this article carefully and in no more than 10 minutes you will have a common Joomla CMS installed on your LNMP stack Centos VPS, and in the next article we will optimize the very same installation performance-wise, as an addition to several security tips that will provide safer hosting for you and your business.

Let’s get to work.

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Migrate your WordPress website to a new virtual server

migThe 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.

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How to install WordPress Multisite on Centos VPS with Nginx

how-to-install-wordpress-multisite-on-your-centos-vps-with-nginxIn our previous article we explained how to install WordPress Multisite on your CentOS VPS equipped with an Apache Web Server.

Today, we will see the steps to set up a WordPress Multisite on your CentOS VPS but with an nginx web server installed.

Let’s begin, then.


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