HTTP vs. HTTPs: What is the Difference?

You may have heard that the poeople encouraging you to change your site to the HTTPS security encryption from HTTP. So, let’s talk about the differences and what exactly is HTTP and HTTPS? What is HTTP? HTTP stands for hypertext transfer protocol. It’s a protocol that allows communication between different systems. Most commonly, it is used for transferring data

You Need to Know about Brute Force Attack

One of the most on-going problems for many system administrators is the potential for brute-force attacks. Up till now, firewall developers and engineers design their modern products with the deterring of these in mind. When it comes to cPanel users, the types of brute attacks they should be concerned with include cPHulk, LFD, and BFD.

What is Web Hosting ? Types of Hosting

Web Hosting Simply, Web Hosting is the service providing space on the Internet for websites. When you make a website and want other people to see it, you will need to publish (or upload) it with a web hosting service. Web hosting services work by storing your website files in high-powered computers (web servers) connected

Most popular open source web servers

According to Wikipedia, a web server is “a computer system that processes requests via HTTP, the basic network protocol used to distribute information on the World Wide Web. The term can refer to the entire system, or specifically to the software that accepts and supervises the HTTP requests.” Statistics on w3techs that, over 80% of web applications and

About web hosting bandwidth and how much do I need?

Bandwidth of the website is the actual amount of data transferred through the website at one time. The whole range of web hosting works on this parameter. If you have lesser bandwidth, it may hamper the speed of your website. There is a particular amount of data which has to be transferred through the website that

How to Change JPEG Image Compression on WordPress

By default, WordPress compresses your images for better performance. In this article, we will show you how to increase or decrease JPEG image compression in WordPress. Every time you upload a JPEG image in WordPress, it would automatically compress the image to 90% quality. In WordPress 4.5, this number was further decreased to 82% to

Deprecation Schedule of EasyApache 3

EasyApache 3 has served us well for the past 10 years, but it’s almost time for us to say goodbye. While EasyApache3 did its job, and did it for a long time, there were many improvements that we wanted to make. The biggest external complaint was that EasyApache 3 took between 20 – 30 minutes just to

10 things you can do to secure your web server from attacks

Server security is something that should never be overlooked. One day or another, chances are your server will be under attack and the integrity of your data will be at risk, not mentioning you may lose potential and existing customers in the process. Here are 10 things you can do to secure your web server

10 Tips for Your Website Security

As of late there has been an expansion of incredible instruments and administrations in the web advancement space. Content administration frameworks (CMS) like WordPress, Joomla!, Drupal thus numerous other permit entrepreneurs to rapidly and proficiently manufacture their online habitations. Their very extensible models, rich module, module, expansion biological system have made it less demanding than

Malvertising and Black Hat SEO: Nulled WordPress Themes

If you have been following our blog for some time, you know that we regularly warn about risks associated with the use of third-party software on your site. A benign plugin may sneakingly inject ads into your site which cause malvertising problems for the site visitors (e.g. SweetCaptcha). Other plugins may be hijacked by hackers