Tutorials

This is our main category for all our tutorial based articles. You can find almost anything from server configuration to website optimization.


Website speed test and website performance review

First byte time

Website speed test and website performance review Everyone knows about the famous speedtest.net tester, if not, do check it out! So what of it? Well similar to how you test your internet connection speed, you can check your websites page speed and receive a report based on on each online tool features that are provided.

How to fix wp-super-cache 0 Cached Pages

How to fix wp-super-cache 0 cached pages issue Today I stumble upon an issue which I was seeing for some time now, I had no idea why on each browser request it will always need to wait for almost a second on a normal “cached” (at the time thought it was cached) static page. Later

Installing mod_security and mod_evasive on Debian

Web hosting servers

Installing mod_security and mod_evasive on Debian In this article I’m going to show you how to install mod_security for web scanning and mod_evasive for dos protection. First thing you need to have a Webserver like apache installed and also with mod_headers enabled:

After you are done installing the Webserver we can begin and install

Speed website by adding browser cache

Web hosting servers

There are some easy things that you can do to speed up a website by making use of the browser cache. Using the browser cache you can also reduce the load on your web server. Normally the modules that we would use are mod_expires and mod_headers which are normally installed by default and just need

How to view device information about your hardware on linux

How to view device information about your hardware on linux Some of us will want to view the hardware information in a system without really taking the system apart and checking each component at a time. On linux you normally have a lot of options, normally structured based on exactly the things you need. For

Speed check when ICMP packets are disabled, hping3

Today I’m going to show you a simple way to check your speed to a location where ICMP packets are disabled or filtered. The process in this test is to use the ping command but to a different port and protocol, port 80 and using syn packets. I’m currently testing this from Ubuntu x64 LTS,

How to fix nginx logrotate error

How to fix nginx logrotate error Today I’m going to show you simply how to fix nginx logrotate error, error which I cam across recently while checking my VPS settings and emails. I know its been a long since my last article, but do believe me I’ve been so busy that I forgot about me entirely. In

How to increase website speed in a slow Joomla site

Learn how to install Joomla 3.0

How to increase website speed in a slow Joomla site Recently I had to work overtime for a client which had some issues with speed on a normal shared account. My first thought would be to obviously check what he has installed. My really first impression was ‘WOW, that’s a lot …’. Even though he’s

Install memcached php extension CentOS 5 and 6

Install memcached php extension Ok, I recently explained how to install memcached on Centos 5 and 6, now we need to install the memcached php extension to use it in your php web applications. There are two ways to do this, using Pecl or manually compiling it. I’ll explain both ways here and I’ll start

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