All You Need to Know about the New WordPress Toolkit 3.5 [ VIDEO ]

1.    New Hotlink Protection Preventing other websites from displaying, linking or embedding your images (hotlinking), as this quickly drains your bandwidth and can make your site unavailable. 2.    Disable unused scripting languages This security measure removes support for the scripting languages WordPress doesn’t use, like Python and Perl. Thus, blocking Continue Reading

Six reasons why you need to update your Plesk now – Plesk

After New Year, I was sitting in an airport cafe far from home and work, waiting to board. Suddenly, my meditative state of mind was interrupted by two IT-looking guys who, I guess because of my branded hoodie and backpack, asked me if I worked for Plesk. So naturally we Continue Reading

How to set up Django Hosting on the latest Plesk Onyx – Plesk

Following your Django installation on Plesk, it’s now time to learn how to organize Django hosting on Plesk Onyx. We’ll be using CentOS 7 and Plesk 17.8 for this use case scenario, however you can always refer to this article for instructions regarding different OS and serving applications by NGINX. Getting Continue Reading

Cloud Storage: How to Schedule automatic backups – Plesk

When you’re planning to scale your business, you need a solution that can deal with with backing up high volumes of data in a secure way. Because loss of data is one of the biggest risks for any growing business. The best you can do in this situation is go Continue Reading

My Plesk User Experience (1): Easy Starts and Common Issues – Plesk

Plesk first crossed my path when it came packaged with web hosting acquired from a Russian provider. At the time it was version 12.0, but I never paid any attention to it until I discovered that part of its service was domain names registration. Starting Off with Plesk It couldn’t Continue Reading

Effective server maintenance: Every step you need to take | Plesk Help

6-min read A well-maintained server can be the perfect IT labour, working day-in, day-out without kicking up a fuss. Simply serving web pages without complaint. However, ensuring that your server operates that smoothly involves a degree of regular monitoring. And doing a couple of things that prevent various server failures. Continue Reading

How to schedule your regular website management tasks – Plesk Tips

7-min read Getting a website up and running is just the first step of building your business’ online presence. There are a lot of website maintenance and management tasks you need to complete on a regular basis, from daily to annually. The best way to tackle this wide range of Continue Reading

Best practices to strengthen Plesk server security – Plesk Tips

What we suggest here is migration to the new server. With a successful attack, intruders raise their privileges to root level – meaning they can do anything with the server. And just because you find malware/rootkits during investigation and clean it, doesn’t guarantee no others inside your system. It’s possible Continue Reading

WordPress Security: How to stop SQL injections – Plesk Tips

5-min read We all know that WordPress has historically been very vulnerable to hacks of all sorts. So most good web hosts will practice good WordPress security measures to avoid falling  victim to hacking. However, it can be hard to keep track of all the risks and develop a security Continue Reading

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