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Safe Secure Website Backups with CodeGuard

The online backup business has quite simply exploded in the past couple of years. Well, it has as far as your personal computing environment is concerned. There are so many vendors offering cheap cloud storage for your PC it’s bewildering. But what about your website? How are you backing that up? Most CMS systems have […]

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DSO to SuPHP permissions problems and how to fix them

SuPHP is a CGI based handler for PHP, usually run using the suEXEC apache feature. This means that your PHP scripts are run using your linux user account’s privileges, but everything else is usually accessed using Apache’s anonymous account – usually called nobody Running PHP as DSO Apache module on the other hand runs both […]

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Hosting : Test a website before changing nameservers

Checking, testing and previewing a website on a new server before switching DNS settings used to be relatively easy. Historically you would test your website via Apache’s module. If your new hosting account username was, say, client1 then the temporary URL to the root of your website might be something like: http://hostingcompany.com/~client1/ Using this method […]