Server Webmail Migration Guide – cPanel to cPanel

Server Webmail Migration Guide – cPanel to cPanel

Moving email folders to a new server during a server migration ought to be easy. Email migration should be as easy as pressing a button in cPanel’s Backup Wizard. But, oh no, cPanel offers no such automated email export option. And it is! [Thank you, Valentin, for letting us know in the comments]. In cPanel … Read more

Signed TLS/SSL to be Free by Summer 2015

Signed TLS/SSL to be Free by Summer 2015

TLS SSL will be issued free to all web masters by Summer 2015. The certificates will be issued by letsencyrpt.org. Let’s Encrypt will be overseen by the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG) and supported by Cisco systems, Mozilla, EFF and other tech titans.

How to Replace MySQL with MariaDB in Ubuntu Server

How to Replace MySQL with MariaDB in Ubuntu Server

Last night I thought it would be a good idea to try MariaDB on an Ubuntu server. What a mistake! The MariaDB installation screwed up. Took 4 hours to fix my server but I did eventually get MariaDB installed in Ubuntu, yay! My home server used Apache2, MySQL and PHP, all managed with Webmin and … Read more

Essential Plugins for WordPress Sites

Essential Plugins for WordPress Sites

The essential set of WordPress plugins needed by most sites. These plugins are in use on JournalXtra and other sites built by the JournalXtra team. We update this list every 6 months or so. Plugins are added and removed from the list after careful review and testing of their usefulness and performance. Enjoy! Essential WordPress … Read more