12Jul, 2017
While automated backups are important, sometimes you just want to take a quick and dirty snapshot before making a change to your data. When changing files in Linux, you can simply cp a file to another name, and cp it back if your change does not workout. With MySQL, it is not quite that simple, but it is by no means difficult.
Creating A Backup
The mysqldump command is used to create textfile “dumps” of databases managed by MySQL. These dumps are just files with all the SQL commands needed…Continue Reading..

How to Back Up MySQL Databases From The Command Line

While automated backups are important, sometimes you just want to take a quick and dirty snapshot before making a change to your data. When changing files in Linux, you can simply cp a file to another name, and cp it back if your change does not workout. With MySQL, it is not quite that simple, but it is by no means difficult. Creating A Backup The mysqldump command is used to create textfile “dumps” of databases managed by MySQL. These dumps are just files with all the SQL commands needed…


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19Jun, 2017
Introduction
SFTP stands for SSH File Transfer Protocol. As its name suggests, it’s a secure way of transferring files to a server using an encrypted SSH connection. Despite the name, it’s a completely different protocol than FTP(File Transfer Protocol), though it’s widely supported by modern FTP clients.

SFTP is available by default with no additional configuration on all servers that have SSH access enabled. It’s secure and easy to use, but comes with a disadvantage: in a standard configuration, the SSH server…Continue Reading..

How To Enable SFTP Without Shell Access on Ubuntu 16.04

Introduction SFTP stands for SSH File Transfer Protocol. As its name suggests, it’s a secure way of transferring files to a server using an encrypted SSH connection. Despite the name, it’s a completely different protocol than FTP(File Transfer Protocol), though it’s widely supported by modern FTP clients. SFTP is available by default with no additional configuration on all servers that have SSH access enabled. It’s secure and easy to use, but comes with a disadvantage: in a standard configuration, the SSH server…


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19Jun, 2017
Introduction
There are many scenarios where you might have to move your data and operating requirements from one server to another. You may need to implement your solutions in a new datacenter, upgrade to a larger machine, or transition to new hardware or a new VPS provider.

Whatever your reasons, there are many different considerations you should make when migrating from one system to another. Getting functionally equivalent configurations can be difficult if you are not operating with a configuration management solution…Continue Reading..

How To Migrate Linux Servers Part 3 – Final Steps

Introduction There are many scenarios where you might have to move your data and operating requirements from one server to another. You may need to implement your solutions in a new datacenter, upgrade to a larger machine, or transition to new hardware or a new VPS provider. Whatever your reasons, there are many different considerations you should make when migrating from one system to another. Getting functionally equivalent configurations can be difficult if you are not operating with a configuration management solution…


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19Jun, 2017
Introduction
There are many scenarios where you might have to move your data and operating requirements from one server to another. You may need to implement your solutions in a new datacenter, upgrade to a larger machine, or transition to new hardware or a new VPS provider.

Whatever your reasons, there are many different considerations you should make when migrating from one system to another. Getting functionally equivalent configurations can be difficult if you are not operating with a configuration management solution…Continue Reading..

How To Migrate Linux Servers Part 2 – Transfer Core Data

Introduction There are many scenarios where you might have to move your data and operating requirements from one server to another. You may need to implement your solutions in a new datacenter, upgrade to a larger machine, or transition to new hardware or a new VPS provider. Whatever your reasons, there are many different considerations you should make when migrating from one system to another. Getting functionally equivalent configurations can be difficult if you are not operating with a configuration management solution…


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19Jun, 2017
Introduction
There are many scenarios where you might have to move your data and operating requirements from one server to another. You may need to implement your solutions in a new datacenter, upgrade to a larger machine, or transition to new hardware or a new VPS provider.

Whatever your reasons, there are many different considerations you should make when migrating from one system to another. Getting functionally equivalent configurations can be difficult if you are not operating with a configuration management solution…Continue Reading..

How To Migrate Linux Servers Part 1 – System Preparation

Introduction There are many scenarios where you might have to move your data and operating requirements from one server to another. You may need to implement your solutions in a new datacenter, upgrade to a larger machine, or transition to new hardware or a new VPS provider. Whatever your reasons, there are many different considerations you should make when migrating from one system to another. Getting functionally equivalent configurations can be difficult if you are not operating with a configuration management solution…


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28May, 2017

10 Useful Utilities For Linux Users

10 Useful Utilities For Linux Users Introduction In this tutorial, I have collected 10 useful utility tools for Linux users which will include various network monitoring, system auditing or some another random commands which can help users to enhance their productivity. I hope you will enjoy them. 1. w Display who is logged into the system and what process executed by them. $w for help $w -h for current user $w <username> 2. nmon Nmon or nigel’s monitor is a tool which displays performance information of the system. $ sudo apt-get install…


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21Apr, 2017
There are several popular providers that offer both domains and hosting for WordPress. For over a decade, the standard advice has suggested you should forgo convenience and keep your domains and hosting separately.

It makes sense to house your site in the same place where you got your domain, especially since many providers offer seamless user interfaces for managing them both and some also offer free domains when you purchase hosting.

On the other hand, there are many caveats that could make…Continue Reading..

10 Reasons Why Your Domains and WordPress Should Be Kept Separate

There are several popular providers that offer both domains and hosting for WordPress. For over a decade, the standard advice has suggested you should forgo convenience and keep your domains and hosting separately. It makes sense to house your site in the same place where you got your domain, especially since many providers offer seamless user interfaces for managing them both and some also offer free domains when you purchase hosting. On the other hand, there are many caveats that could make…


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21Apr, 2017
Do you want to make an accessible WordPress website? Congratulations – your site will be available to the widest possible audience!

Not sure why accessibility is valuable? Accessible sites have benefits including faster load speed, better SEO and being good for PR. Plus making an accessible site is just the right thing to do.

Themes tagged accessibility ready on WordPress.org have not only fulfilled the usual theme review guidelines but passed additional accessibility checks.

The checks are modeled on the Web Content Accessibility…Continue Reading..

The Ultimate Guide to Accessibility and WordPress

Do you want to make an accessible WordPress website? Congratulations – your site will be available to the widest possible audience! Not sure why accessibility is valuable? Accessible sites have benefits including faster load speed, better SEO and being good for PR. Plus making an accessible site is just the right thing to do. Themes tagged accessibility ready on WordPress.org have not only fulfilled the usual theme review guidelines but passed additional accessibility checks. The checks are modeled on the Web Content Accessibility…


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21Apr, 2017

Creating an SSL Deployment Strategy for Your WordPress Website

ince January 2017, Google has stepped up its enforcement of “HTTPS everywhere” by identifying websites that don’t have an SSL certificate as unsafe. To make matters worse, the search giant has also changed its algorithm to give a slightly higher page rank to websites that have an SSL certificate installed. If you haven’t yet made the transfer on your WordPress website, don’t stress! This simple SSL deployment strategy will help you get your WordPress website within good standing in Google Chrome without impacting your SEO. The…


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19Apr, 2017
Mail is complicated and requires lots of setup to get right. Getting it wrong can mean lots of pain in the future. The aim of this guide is to provide you an overview of how to set up your mail server the right way.


 
Requirements
A mail server requires you to setup DNS records for other mail servers to interact with it and to verify your mail server should be sending mail for your domain, otherwise anyone could send mail on your…Continue Reading..

Basics of mail

Mail is complicated and requires lots of setup to get right. Getting it wrong can mean lots of pain in the future. The aim of this guide is to provide you an overview of how to set up your mail server the right way.   Requirements A mail server requires you to setup DNS records for other mail servers to interact with it and to verify your mail server should be sending mail for your domain, otherwise anyone could send mail on your…


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