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Best Payment Gateways for Web Hosting Companies

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The internet has totally transformed almost every area of our modern lives, but nowhere is this transformation as noticeable or as obvious as in the world of business. Today, with nothing more than a laptop and an internet connection (and maybe $50, if not less)literally ANYONE can get set up a global business, selling products and services to customers all over the world. The old rules and...

How to install Varnish on cPanel?

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People love fast loading sites. This is especially true for customers visiting e-commerce websites. An average customer will be happy, more satisfied and will likely to visit your site again thus increasing your conversion rate. On the flipside, users have no patience for slow loading websites.  According to Google, 53% of consumers are likely to abandon sites that take more than 3 seconds to...

How to fix your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension?

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Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension, is a common issue that many users face after installing WordPress. This happens when the PHP installation on the server is missing the required MySQL extension that is required by WordPress to make connections to the MySQL database it is connected to. Worry not, this is quite easy to fix. There are different ways to fix this...

Am I being DDoSed & How do I protect myself?

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DDoS attacks are not new in the cyberspace world. The past five years have seen a surge in these attacks and the DDoS landscape keep evolving as time goes by. So, what is a DDoS attack?  A DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack is a nefarious cyber-attack that intentionally seeks to disrupt the normal flow of traffic to a server or blocks access of normal service by users by flooding or...

How to Change Your WordPress Login Page URL: Plus How It Keeps Your Site Secure

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You’re no doubt aware how important security is to your WordPress site. In fact, you’ve probably heard plenty of advice on the subject – including that you should change your WordPress login page URL. However, you may not be sure why or how to do that. Changing your login page URL is a simple but effective security technique that can help keep hackers out. After all, a unique, difficult-to-guess...

How to Disable the WordPress Plugin and Theme Editor

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WordPress comes with a useful feature, a file editor that allows you to edit your plugins and theme files right from your Dashboard. All you need to do is to go to Appearance -> Editor to edit your theme files, or to Plugins -> Editor to edit your plugins files. While the WordPress file editor can come in handy, it can also be dangerous! If someone other than yourself has an Administrator...

The Ultimate WordPress Security Guide – Step by Step

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WordPress security is a topic of huge importance for every website owner. Google blacklists around 10,000+ websites every day for malware and around 50,000 for phishing every week. If you are serious about your website, then you need to pay attention to the WordPress security best practices. In this guide, we will share all the top WordPress security tips to help you protect your website against...

How to Protect your wp-config.php File in WordPress

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It’s a sad truth that many WordPress sites are incredibly easy to hack. So many of them are not even updated to the latest version. However, one of the most dangerous and sensitive files in the entire WordPress installation is the wp-config.php. One single location contains a wealth of critical data regarding your database, username, and password. Just take a look: If a hacker gets hold of this...

Protect phpMyAdmin to avoid data loss

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Malicious users hack phpMyAdmin, delete databases and demand a ransom for their return. A few of our users have already suffered from such an attack. Here we will describe how to protect yourself. phpMyAdmin is a free web-application for MySQL databases management. This tool is popular all over the world, therefore, it is a target for hackers. They launch massive automated attacks that exploit...

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