Looking for a quality WordPress Theme?

Looking for a Quality WordPress Theme? Learn why picking a WordPress theme that does not rely on plugins is important. At Ally Drez we inherit a lot of WordPress websites built with a very heavy backbone. Meaning, the site is not only loaded with outdated plugins, but...

How to use the MySQL Database Wizard to create a database

Create a MySQL Database How to create a MySQL database   How to use the MySQL Wizard in cPanel cPanel users can use a wizard to create a database. Log into your cPanel -> MySQL Database Wizard. Enter a database name and hit next. Next, enter your Username...

Using the Linux tar command

Tar Command in Linux Using the tar command in Linux The tar command allows you to create and manage archives. Archives are files that may contain many other files or directories, and can be compressed to reduce their size. The following command is an example that will...

How to create a PHPinfo file on my account

Creating PHP files How to create a phpinfo.php file within your account Sometimes you need to know information regarding your server and a phpinfo.php file will provide you the means to achieve this. We recommend that you remove this file once you are done using it....

How to block IP addresses

How to Block an IP Address on a Web Server To block an IP address from accessing your server, you use SSH (Secure Shell) to connect as a root user or an account with sudo access. After you are logged in, run the following command: iptables -I INPUT -s IP -j DROP...

Using the ping command in Linux

Ping Command in Linux Using the ping command in Linux Ping can be used to test a connection from one server to another server. How ping works Ping (Packet Internet Groper), uses the ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol) to send an echo request message. This elicits...