Scheduled Downtime – Adding RAM & Server Software Updated

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We completed a huge software update yesterday, starting at 5pm and completing at 2am EST. This update provided an updated cPanel, and newer versions of MySQL, PHP and Apache, while also providing the Apache module DEFLATE. DEFLATE allows you to compress output which decreases load times for your users! If you would like DEFLATE utilized… Read more »

Debugging your PHP Project

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For years we have been utilizing a small class that allows us to easily debug PHP applications.  All you need to do is add your IP to the $ips array in the debug::enabled() function. This script uses backtrace, which may not be available to you, to look-up the file and line of where debug::print_r() was… Read more »

Cleaning up your inbox with SpamAssassin

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All client hosting accounts have a utility called SpamAssassin.  This utility works to reduce the amount of spam that comes into your inbox.  However, Spam Assassin is not enabled by default. If you are experiencing a lot of spam email, login to cPanel (Client Hosting Login) and under the “Mail” section click on “Spam Assassin™”…. Read more »

wp-admin/options-permalink.php 404 Page Not Found

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There have been some issues with mod_rewrite, WordPress and the permalink functionality.  In some cases, when having mod_rewrite enabled, WordPress fails to load the Settings > Permalink page.  Some people experience a blank screen, while others experience a 404 Page Not Found error. If there are no issues in your .htaccess, and you have exhausted… Read more »