Google PageSpeed Insights – How to Optimize Your Site to Rank Higher

By | 2018-07-13T09:32:55+00:00 March 30th, 2017|

In this tutorial we can learn how to optimize your site to achieve a higher rank in Google PageSpeed Insights. If you have a website which has wisely configured, but has poor performance, then it will affect the ranking of your website. Even if the response time of the website is extremely fast, but the [...]

How to Install Nginx on DirectAdmin

By | 2017-02-27T18:41:51+00:00 February 27th, 2017|

By default, DirectAdmin uses the Apache webserver to serve websites. Apache currently reigns as the best server for websites. The reasons for apache server’s popularity is well documented. Apache’s power and the ability to serve Perl and Python. However, Apache servers carries some drawbacks. Apache contains high memory footage. Nginx is another powerful open source [...]

How to Protect WordPress from XML-RPC Attacks

By | 2017-02-01T17:38:42+00:00 February 1st, 2017|

WordPress is the most popular Content Management System. This popularity makes WordPress a perfect target for hackers. The most common attack faced by a WordPress site is XML-RPC attack.   Recognizing an XML-RPC Attack 1) Randomly "Error establishing database connection” error is displaying on the WordPress site. 2) "Out of memory" error in web console. [...]

How to Install Roundcube in CentOS

By | 2018-06-12T07:39:01+00:00 February 1st, 2017|

Roundcube is also known as webmail. Webmail is any email client that is running on web server.  It allows the user to access their email through web browser as long as an internet connection is available. In this tutorial we can check how to install Roundcube in CentOS. To do this, please follow the below given [...]

Create and Install Self-Signed SSL Certificate on CentOS and Ubuntu

By | 2017-02-01T17:34:32+00:00 February 1st, 2017|

SSL certificate stands for Secure Socket Layer is used to establish a secure and encrypted connection between a browser and a server. SSL certificate is also known as digital certificate. The SSL connection protects sensitive data such us credit card information and authenticated passwords during each visit. When you purchase SSL certificate from a trusted-third [...]

Engintron: cPanel plugin for installing Nginx web server as a reverse proxy

By | 2017-01-05T16:27:00+00:00 January 5th, 2017|

In this tutorial we will learn about "Engintron" - which is a cPanel plugin for installing Nginx web server as a reverse proxy. Why Reverse Proxy By default, cPanel uses the Apache webserver to serve websites. Apache currently reigns as the best server for websites. The reasons for apache server’s popularity is well documented. Apache’s [...]

What is ModSecurity and how to use it?

By | 2016-08-04T16:34:41+00:00 August 4th, 2016|

ModSecurity is an open-source web-based firewall application (or WAF) supported by different web servers: Apache, Nginx and IIS. With over 70% of all attacks now carried out over the web application level, organizations need every help they can get in making their systems secure. ModSecurity is a web application firewall that can work either embedded [...]