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php.ini vs user.ini

What is php.ini? php.ini is a file that allows you to control your PHP settings on your server. When your PHP starts, it will consult your php.ini files to see how PHP settings should be configured. So, naturally, if you make changes to the php.ini file, you may have to restart your PHP processes to see those changes go into effect.…
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Image File Types Explained: Which Format Should You Use?

You’re finally done with your design project, you go to save your file, and suddenly you’re bombarded with over a dozen possible image file types to choose from. It can be a bewildering experience if you’re not sure what you’re doing or the difference between them, but we’re here to demystify the process for you…
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Linking Google Ads to Google Analytics

Getting started is very easy: Just link your Google Ads account to your Google Analytics account. After you’ve linked, you’ll be able to see metrics like average visit duration, pages per visit, percentage of new visits, and bounce rate right within your AdWords interface. Read more at WordStream: https://www.wordstream.com/blog/ws/2013/08/06/link-adwords-to-analytics-guide
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How to Install Google Analytics for WordPress

Google Analytics is a powerful tool for learning about your site. It can seem confusing with the steps they give you to install Google Analytics on to your site but our video should simplify the process. In this video, we will show you how to use Google analytics for your WordPress site. This video brought…
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How do I get listed on Google’s Search Engine?

Your site is built, but nobody sees you.. Google doesn’t see your site. Why not?  Follow this guide from Google. What content do you have? A website Google doesn't require you to take any special steps to appear in search results, but you can help us find new or changed pages faster by letting us…
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Google Search Operators: The Complete List

Did you know that Google is constantly killing useful operators? That’s why most existing lists of Google search operators are outdated and inaccurate. For this post, I personally tested EVERY search operator I could find. Here is a complete list of all working, non-working, and “hit and miss” Google advanced search operators as of 2018. “search term” Force an exact-match…
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How to install an SSL Certificate in cPanel

Installing an SSL Certificate in cPanel requires that the domain be assigned a dedicated IP to begin with, so check your cPanel or with your hosting company as to your IP status. Secondly in order to use the "SSL Manager" Feature in cPanel a Dedicated IP is required, So check with your hosting company to…
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What is CSF (ConfigServer Security and Firewall)?

ConfigServer Firewall, also known as CSF, is a firewall configuration script created to provide better security for your server while giving you an advanced, easy to use interface for managing firewall settings. CSF configures your server’s firewall to lock down public access to services and only allow certain connections, such as logging in to FTP,…
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Using Hotlink Protection

Hotlink Protection prevents other web sites from directly linking to certain files (typically images) that are on your web site. This tutorial will assume that you are logged into your cPanel. If you are having trouble doing that, please see the tutorial named "How to Login to cPanel". The purpose of Hotlink Protection is so…
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Top Reasons why WordPress websites get hacked (and how you can stop it)

Hacking is the process of finding flaws in a system, and exploiting them to bypass security controls. ‘Ethical’ hackers use this process to learn about a system and find its weaknesses. However, malicious or ‘black hat’ hacking is also common. It is often used to break into websites. There are a lot of reasons why…
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How to Password Protect a Directory

This tutorial will teach how to password protect a directory. Password protecting a directory will allow you to require a username and password to access a folder or folders from the web. This tutorial will assume that you are logged into your cPanel. On your main cPanel page, scroll down to the section called Security.…
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