You might know about the Nginx Auto install script listed on this blog . Its been almost 3 years since I have released my first modified version of it. Those days my version brought a lot of changes to the original version because my version came with the latest versions of Nginx , PHP. But later on the original developer Incorporated most of my changes to the original version.
You can use things like Dropbox to backup your files and stuff. But if you need more storage than regular free Dropbox account’s give you, you have to spend $9.99 per month to purchase Dropbox premium 100GB account. But that price is not justifiable if you are a sysadmin . What if you can get more than Dropbox type storage for the same price?
VPS’s ( Virtual Private Server ) are so cheap these days. And some of the providers give us plenty of storage for just a few bucks a month. If you go for VPS other than just a Dropbox premium, possibilities are endless. You can run your own type of Dropbox on it ( OwnCloud ). Ill cover about setting up OwnCloud on the next article or so. And you can even setup TorrentFlux and run remote desktop on the same VPS so you can download stuff to your storage using web browser etc. Continue reading
Note : This is a part of http://www.ruchirablog.com/nginx-autoinstaller/ guide.
APC Alternative PHP Cache, is a nice little caching add-on to PHP which can increase the performance of PHP significantly. APC works by optimizing the PHP compiler and storing the final compiled code in the memory. So this saves the burden of having to retrieve the source file from the disk and compile it every time when a visitor requests a page.
Contact forms are vital for many occasions other than just for web sites. Even if you don’t own a web site some times you might want to collect feedback from other people on internet forums, facebook and such. If you own a web site, it might be easier for you to create a contact form by a plugin or coding it yourself. But there is very easy way to create a contact forms without the requirement of coding or integrating.
Jotform Instant is designed to do the exact purpose, Forget the coding or finding a plugin part, Jotform Instant is really easy to use as their title says “Instantly Brewed Forms” . Visit their web site and you will be presented with variety of form creation choices. Don’t worry its really simple and initiative Continue reading
Google Panda and Penguin updates are a major nightmare for the link spammers and black hat seo people out there. These algorithm updates targets sites which has low quality content and back links pointing to your site. However this can be a major drawback for the quality sites too because, spam links are a thing which you can never avoid. I know this with my experience and personally I never do link building for my own sites. I believe that the quality content is the key and back links will come automagically if you have good content because people will link and share my posts on their web sites and such.
But what to do for the spammy back links you automatically receive? Continue reading
If you want to get OpenVPN running on your server, the easiest way is using the OpenVPN-AS ( Access Server ). OpenVPN-AS is the commercial version of opensource OpenVPN project. But they are kind enough to let you use the OpenVPN-AS free for 2 concurrent users. Of course you can buy licenses and increase the user limit, But for personal use its enough.
Installing OpenVPN-AS is very easy compared to the regular OpenVPN and it comes with a nice web based management interface as you can see on above screenshot. Also the web interface has nice options like showing bandwidth usage, connected user info etc. You can run OpenVPN-AS on 128MB ram VPS or higher. 128MB of RAM is more than enough for this purpose. Just grab a 128MB OpenVZ VPS from Ramnode or BuyVM and lets get in to the installation, Continue reading
See that WordPress comments box above? If you ever built a generic business page or something on WordPress you might want to remove the this comments section from the page/post. There are numerous ways to remove the comments section from a WordPress installation. You can do this by editing the CSS or editing the single.php , home.php , index.php or comments.php and it differs from theme to theme.
Did you ever had the above shown error on your WHM/Cpanel server? When using passive FTP timeouts at MLSD command is a common error when using FTP servers. This is because servers firewall is not willing to accept the connections on common FTP ports. Continue reading