Why You Should Use SSL on Your Website

Why You Should Use SSL on Your Website

With the evolution of the internet, security threats have also risen to a great extent. As more and more transactions are now performed online, the threat of data being stolen and misused also continues to surge. This is why you as a business/website owner should use additional security measures (such as SSL) to protect your website and its visitors.

One of the most common ways to safeguard your website is to use the HTTPS protocol (or Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure). While this is common, it’s also one of the most effective ways to keep your visitors safe.

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Benefits Of Using Odoo For Small Businesses

How Can Using Odoo Benefit a Small Business?

In this tutorial, we will be showing you how using Odoo can benefit a small or medium-sized business.

As times have progressed, businesses big and small have become more complex in their operations. With several departments having to function and share information to one another, the need for an integrated system has grown by leaps and bounds.

More and more small business are implementing ERP systems. In fact, once an ERP system is implemented, it often becomes the backbone of many corporate-scale businesses. Such systems can seamlessly integrate business lifecycles, such as production, inventory management, order processes, and more. An example of this system would be Odoo, one of the most popular ERP systems currently available.

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Nginx vs. Apache: When to Use One or the Other

Nginx vs Apache: When to Use Either One

The two most popular web servers in the world are Apache and Nginx, with over 60% of all websites worldwide being run by these two web servers. Both Apache and Nginx offer excellent performance and similar features. However, they differ in terms of their architecture, security, and performance.

Because both of these servers are pretty great, it can be hard to choose between them. It’s important to make the right decision since each web server has its own pros and cons.

In this tutorial, we will introduce Apache and Nginx, compare both servers and help you to decide which one is best for your website.

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How to Install WonderCMS on CentOS 7

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install WonderCMS with Nginx on a CentOS 7 VPS.

WonderCMS is a free and open-source flat file CMS. It’s built with PHP, jQuery, and HTML/CSS, and is aimed to be an extremely small, lightweight, and straightforward CMS solution.  No initial configuration is required. The installation process is quite simple and if you follow the instructions provided in this tutorial, you will have WonderCMS running on your server in less than 10 minutes.

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How to Install Wekan on CentOS 7

In this tutorial, we will be installing Wekan and Snap on a CentOS 7 VPS.

Wekan is a web-based kanban board application that provides task distribution using intuitive graphics for better and modern team collaboration. Wekan makes use of what they call ‘Board’ from which you can add your team members. Added members can be assigned on a ‘Card’ which is simply a card-like interface that contains the details about a task.

This basic concept of ‘Board’ and ‘Cards’ make the arrangement of tasks effortless to perform since team members can see what the overall progress of the team is with regards of work to be done, work that’s currently being done, and any work that’s already done which in return increases the productivity of the team.

Wekan almost provides the same features of Trello, with some advantages:

  • Source code is fully open-source
  • Source code is reviewed by security researchers
  • Powered by mainstream web technologies e.g. Nginx, Node JS, and MongoDB
  • No monthly subscription payment fees
  • Can be hosted on your own server
  • Can be used in a private or local network
  • Continues releases and bug fixes from maintainers

For installation, Wekan uses Snap, which is simply a packaging software for cross-platform and dependency-free installation.

Wekan is administered under the MIT License and is currently supported by Wekan Team under its maintainer under the name of  ‘xet7’.

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How to Install WordPress with OpenLiteSpeed on Ubuntu 18.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configure WordPress with OpenLiteSpeed on an Ubuntu 18.04 VPS.

OpenLiteSpeed is a lightweight, open-source HTTP server developed and copyrighted by LiteSpeed Technologies, Inc. It provides a user-friendly web interface and supports various operating systems, including Linux, Mac OS, SunOS, and FreeBSD. WordPress is the most popular content management system, or CMS, available on the internet. With a massive community, great documentation, countless themes, and a large choice of plugins, you can make a website about almost anything using WordPress. Let’s begin with the installation.

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How to Easily Remove Packages Installed From Source in Linux

How to Easily Remove Packages Installed From Source in Linux
How to Easily Remove Packages Installed From Source in Linux

In one of our previous articles, we’d shown you how to install and uninstall software in Linux outside the regular package managers. In that, we also saw that well-constructed software comes with built-in uninstallers. This way, you can remove the packages as easily as you install them.

Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. There are plenty of packages out in the wild which don’t allow for clean removal. Sometimes you have no choice but to use a package like this because you need the functionality. However, there is a solution to the problem. In this article, we’ll show you how to use the software called “stow” to easily remove packages installed from in Linux.

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How to Install Apache on CentOS (with Screenshots)

How to Install Apache on CentOS
How to Install Apache on CentOS

If you’ve just got a shiny new VPS or dedicated server to play with, chances are that you want to use it as a web server – and that means Apache. Each Linux flavor has a slightly different Apache configuration and usage, so it’s important to know which one you want to use. In this tutorial, We’ll show you how to install Apache on CentOS and access basic files on it.

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How to Multi-Task in Linux with the Command Line

How to Multi-Task in Linux with the Command Line
How to Multi-Task in Linux with the Command Line

One of the most jarring moments when moving from a Windows-based environment to using the command line is the loss of easy multi-tasking. Even on Linux, if you use an X Window system, you can use the mouse to just click on a new program and open it. On the command line, however, you’re pretty much stuck with what’s on your screen at any given time. In this tutorial, we will show you how to multi-task in Linux with the command line.

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