November 27, 2020

Category: CodeCoffee

How to Edit Webroot (/var/www) Files via SFTP
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How to Edit Webroot (/var/www) Files via SFTP

If you’ve followed my guide to setting up your own server and using WordOps to install and manage your WordPress site, you’ve probably realized that I don’t install any FTP server, such as PureFTP or VSFTP. Firstly, it’s always best to install the minimum number of apps and packages that are required to achieve what […]

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WordPress Plugins – The Must Have Plugins I Use
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WordPress Plugins – The Must Have Plugins I Use

What is a WordPress Plugin? A plugin for WordPress is something that extends or adds to the functionality of WordPress. If you think about WordPress as a “basic” (it’s not really basic, but let’s pretend it is for this exercise) blog platform that lets you write and post content, plugins are scripts (very small pieces […]

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<div>Increase Security & Hide Your IP Address on Linux with NordVPN</div>
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Increase Security & Hide Your IP Address on Linux with NordVPN

Security and Privacy Nearly every possible device or piece of equipment that has some sort of electrical component is connected these days. What’s more, most of us store, view and transfer immense amounts of important information and data online, via these devices. More and more people practically live on the internet, which lets us conduct […]

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Weekly Server Security and Maintenance Routine Steps

If you’ve followed my steps for setting up your server and then installing WordOps and creating your WordPress site then you should be up and running by now. Congrats! The work on the “technical side” doesn’t end there however, and there are a couple of weekly tasks that you’ll need to do in order to […]

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How to Point Your Domain to Your Server (Setup DNS)
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How to Point Your Domain to Your Server (Setup DNS)

Let’s say you’ve come up with the domain name you want to use for your new WordPress site and have registered it – maybe somewhere like Uniregistry (what I use) or GoDaddy. What’s next? How do you “connect” or point your domain to your web hosting account / server and get your new site up […]

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<div>Optimal WordPress Setup with WordOps & Caching</div>
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Optimal WordPress Setup with WordOps & Caching

If you followed my server setup guide then your new server should be secure and ready for WordOps and WordPress to be installed. Before we dive into the steps though, what is WordOps exactly? WordOps toolset for your server that lets you deploy and manage WordPress installations (i.e. sites) that are secure, optimized and blazing […]

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<div>Server Setup Steps – SSH Keys, Firewall & Other Tweaks</div>
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Server Setup Steps – SSH Keys, Firewall & Other Tweaks

When moving from a web hosting control panel like cPanel to a command line interface (also known as “Secure Shell” or SSH for short), it’s totally understandable that you might feel a little apprehensive or intimidated. After all, you’re going from a new graphical interface like that below, with lots of options and explanations, to […]

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