A quick checklist to help you eliminate any sources of mail server spam created by scripts that uploaded to your WordPress site’s writeable folders.
It’s not brain science, but it did take me a reasonable amount of time to figure out how to properly configure my CentOS server for using ImageMagick with PHP.
Migrating a database over to Amazon RDS isn’t an all day event, but you will run into a couple snags. This post points out two issues that I ran into and quick solutions.
Most of us have some kind of secondary or off-site backup of our files & data, but may not have considered backing up the “heartbeat” of our server – the cron table.
Changing file and group ownership from one user or group to another is a common requirement in the server admin world, here are two quick tips on how to go about it.
Are you loading social network button scripts on your site unnecessarily, and increasing your page load time in the process?
Setting up a new server isn’t something we do often enough to recall every step in detail. This reference should help serve as a guide when it comes time to provision a brand new linux server.
Google’s new PageSpeed Apache Module is incredible. I did however hit a few snags in the installation and configuration of the module. Nothing serious, but I thought it was worth pointing them out, in case others run into the same problems.