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APC Cache Considerations for Virtual Hosting Environments

APC cache does not work well in a virtual hosting environment unless PHP is running as FCGID, and every individual virtual host has a unique PHP.ini and a unique fcgiwrapper. This is not the case with many virtual hosting environments because the memory and CPU requirements are too great. I suggest using Virtualmin for a […]

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Cpanel Mailman mailing lists: cannot manage lists after migrating to new host

We recently migrated 2 Cpanel servers to VPS. Most things migrated properly and without incident. However, Mailman mailing lists were the exception. Mailing lists appear to have migrated properly, as they show up under WHM and Cpanel and usr/local/ … /list_lists However, when cpanel user clicks Manage link, the following message appears: cpanel1.hosting.com mailing lists […]

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Recursive chmod Tricks

Recursively chmod only directories find . -type d -exec chmod 755 {} \; Similarly, recursively set the execute bit on every directory chmod -R a+X * The +X flag sets the execute bit on directories only Recursively chmod only files find . -type f -exec chmod 644 {} \; Recursively chmod only PHP files (with extension .php) find . -type f -name ‘*.php’ -exec chmod 644 {} \;

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Office Furniture Retail Showcase

I worked with Office Coordinators Inc’s talented in-house designers to update the OCI website. OCI chose an e-commerce theme, and we completely reworked the CSS and layout to match their colors and logo treatment. After a previous failed attempt with another developer, they were surprised at how quickly the site came together, and how easy […]

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Suck Creek Cycle website

Bike Shop Website with Facebook Features

I’ve been hosting and helping with Suck Creek Cycle’s website since they opened in 1998. The site was long overdue for an upgrade, so I took an existing template design and tweaked it a bit to look like the bike shop, then integrated social media and syndicated content from their vendors. Facebook local business page […]

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

My Virtualmin Amazon Linux Server runs several virtual domains with PHP under FCGId using APC for opcode caching: Joomla, PHPbb, WordPress, etc . APC is somewhat challenging to configure properly with fcgid-enabled virtual domains, but it is quite helpful to optimize system resources and prevent traffic surges on one site from affecting overall server performance. Joomla […]

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