apache

Google Page Speed service is the Google’s answer to Cloudflare and I have decided to give it a try on this blog to see how it works and if it makes my site faster. Normally I’m not much in to CDN’s because I could gain similar performance for less cost by using an tuned nginx […]

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How to install Kloxo MR

by Ruchira on May 29, 2013

I was a fan of Kloxo for nearly  a 3 years and I have wrote many posts about How to install kloxo  , Kloxo project updates and a look back after 3 years . Kloxo has become almost a dead project by now. There are so many bugs present in kloxo and no one seems to address the […]

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Apache 2.2 vs 2.4 What to choose on Cpanel?

by Ruchira on May 27, 2013

Apache 2.4 is the latest version of Apache web server. Apache 2.4 comes after a many years of constant Apache 2.2 development and according to Apache foundation, Apache 2.4 brings lots of new modules and enhancements to the 2.2. You can find details about Apache 2.4 change log here  WHM Cpanel is the most popular server […]

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Installing Nginx is easy thanks to the Nginx Autoinstaller but if you want to use Nginx with Cpanel you can do that easily with NginxCP . NginxCP is a Nginx auto installer for Cpanel. NginxCP installs Nginx on the front end as a reverse proxy to Apache. So this means that static files will be handled by Nginx. […]

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How to get free SSL certificates

by Ruchira on March 19, 2013

  SSL is the industry standard to prevent eavesdropping on the internet. SSL is becoming mainstream because of increasing number of attacks on the interwebs. However SSL certificates comes at a cost, I know most of you wont go that extra step of securing your site with SSL because of this cost.

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How to install LNMP on Ubuntu,Debian,Centos

by Ruchira on January 10, 2013

  Linux,Nginx,Mysql and PHP is the best way to go if you are considering to give your site a speed boost by switching away from Apache. However setting up LNMP stack is little bit hard if you are newbie on linux. To automate things there is lnmp auto installer from lnmp.org and I was featuring […]

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Showing your Apache version and OS info in the server signature is a bad practice. Specially if you are using WHM CPanel on your server, the signature shows nasty amount of information for outsiders. For example here is the signature from my WHM server apache/2.2.23 (Unix) mod_ssl/2.2.23 OpenSSL/0.9.8e-fips-rhel5 mod_auth_passthrough/2.1 mod_bwlimited/1.4 FrontPage/5.0.2.2635 So how you can stop […]

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How to make WordPress run faster

by Ruchira on November 19, 2012

I have had a big problem with my wordpress setup since long time on this blog. It is that the comment replying and approving process was very slow and sometimes it made the web server to give timeout errors for all people trying to access the site including me when I was replying to the […]

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