WordPress is open source software for building unique and powerful websites! It is quickly becoming the easiest and most popular way to create blogs, business sites, portfolios, forums, memberships, and e-commerce websites on your dedicated server. Continue reading “An Overview of Managed WordPress”
Object Storage is simply the easiest, most cost effective and secure backup solution for your data!
What are backups?
A backup is simply the procedure of making extra copies of your data in case the original data is lost or damaged. Liquid Web understands that your data is invaluable and so, we have provided a stable, secure and cost effective product called Object Storage which makes managing your cPanel backups much easier.
In this article you will learn how to backup your WordPress database using the wp-cli tool. Knowing how to backup your database is a critical skill to have when running a WordPress site. All your posts, pages, and more live in your database; keeping backups is critical.
You should always take a backup before any major changes to your site, just in case. It’s much quicker to take a backup now and do a restore if you need to, than to find a useful backup when you need it. Continue reading “Backup Your WordPress Database with WP-CLI”
WordPress Optimized Template sites installed via the Sites tab in Manage automatically are backed up each day, with the server retaining the 10 most recent backups. You can easily restore any site from an available backup in the Sites dashboard in Manage. Continue reading “How To Restore WordPress Optimized Template Backups”
Liquid Web’s Heroic Support team closely monitors the load on your servers with Sonar® proactive monitoring and service restoration. That said, it’s always wise to glance at what processes are running on your server to assure your services are running as expected. Check-out our tutorial on Monitoring Server Processes with Top for Linux.
Be sure to verify that all of your necessary services are configured to start when the server boots up. For CentOS users, you can follow this tutorial: chkconfig Command Examples for Red Hat and CentOS.
Always check whether or not there are any unsaved changes to configuration files, etc. prior to a reboot. Save early and safe often!
Continue reading “Proactive Server Maintenance Checklist, Prior to Reboot”
Now that you have an image of a storm server, you can create new servers from that image. Here’s how to do just that:
While it is always important to create a backup of your server’s data, some backup solutions can be costly and unwieldy. Creating a backup of a Storm server is neither of those things. Instead, it’s cost-efficient and easy!
Continue reading “How to Create a Backup of a Liquid Web Storm Server”
While it is a good and useful thing to have entire server backups, sometimes you only need to restore one or two domains. In these situations, cPanel backups make it easy for one to restore just a single site from the Web Host Manager (WHM) interface, or from the command line.