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How to Configure APC Cache on Virtual Servers with PHP running under FCGId

…20;no” for internal debugging,  but choose “yes” for the other installation options, including the Experimental options. For W3 Total Cache (WordPress plugin): Page Cache: do not choose APC for the W3TC’s Page Cache, choose Enhanced Disk. Minify: do not choose APC for Minify, use Disk. Opcode Cache: choose APC for Opcode Cache Database Cache: choose […]

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Tuning Apache and MySQL for Best Performance in a Shared Virtual Hosting Environment

…MAX CONNECTIONS Current max_connections = 151 Current threads_connected = 1 Historic max_used_connections = 10 The number of used connections is 6% of the configured maximum. You are using less than 10% of your configured max_connections. Lowering max_connections could help to avoid an over-allocation of memory See “MEMORY USAGE” section to make sure you are not […]

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Install phpMyAdmin with SSL on CentOS, Amazon Linux, RedHat (Apache or NginX)

…another reactive IPTables firewall with Apache login failure IP blacklisting. For Amazon EC2, a good practice is to create a discrete database server, and only allow access to it inside a VPC security group, or from specific IP addresses enabled in that security group. That way, you can safely Allow from ALL hosts, because the […]

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Decades of experience hosting websites, from small local sites with only a few html pages, to high-traffic sites with thousands of users and pages.  Website hosting, evolved Web hosting has changed dramatically in the last few years. The majority of accounts are now running PHP scripts and MySQL, whereas in the past most accounts were only […]

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Chris Gilligan Web Developer, Information Architect, Web Server Administrator, Media Producer web • video • print chris@chrisgilligan.net chrisgilligan.com I design and produce information and communication media for university, corporate, small business, manufacturing and non-profit clients: web sites Information architecture and design for open source content management systems Front-end UI design, HTML, PHP, LESS Linux Apache […]

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Remote publishing to WordPress from Facebook via RSS

…Connect, your client can publish WordPress posts to a Facebook fan page.  I suggest you install Simple Facebook Connect and learn how to set up a simple Facebook App using the plugin’s easy instructions. This will allow your website to use Facebook authentication to Publish to Facebook, allow comments by logged in Facebook users, etc. […]

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Varnish VCL and Config for WordPress with W3 Total Cache

…ORAGE_SIZE}” #VARNISH_STORAGE=”file,${VARNISH_STORAGE_FILE},${VARNISH_STORAGE_SIZE}” # # # Default TTL used when the backend does not specify one VARNISH_TTL=120 # # # DAEMON_OPTS is used by the init script. If you add or remove options, # # be sure you update this section, too. DAEMON_OPTS=”-a ${VARNISH_LISTEN_ADDRESS}:${VARNISH_LISTEN_PORT} \ -f ${VARNISH_VCL_CONF} \ -T ${VARNISH_ADMIN_LISTEN_ADDRESS}:${VARNISH_ADMIN_LISTEN_PORT} \ -t ${VARNISH… 5, 0, 0, […]

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WordPress with W3 Total Cache on Nginx with APC (Virtualmin)

…for WordPress installed in a subfolder. This info also assumes you have successfully installed APC Cache on your server, and set up a clean install of Virtualmin with Nginx as the Alternative Web Server. Switching from Apache to Nginx later is difficult, as is transferring apache virtual server backups. Best to start fresh and build […]

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Automated WordPress Installation Via Custom Virtualmin Script Installer

Updated: please read instructions again and find link to new example file. WordPress (or any other script) can automatically install during Virtualmin > Create Virtual Server.  Virtualmin automatically creates users, MySQL database, and installs WordPress in the public_html root, then gives a link to the WordPress Installer. You can even create a custom installer with […]

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Apache config for Worker MPM vs Prefork MPM

…=/usr/sbin/httpd.worker in /etc/sysconfig/httpd restart apache do some performance testing and raise your worker server and thread limits to sane levels in httpd.conf If you need to recompile Apache and PHP, then you should do more research. Recompiling is not a trivial process. I found that my server had much better memory usage under Worker MPM, however: […]

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