When your company hosts a website or web app online, whether it’s an individual dedicated server or a whole server cluster, you naturally expect to have uninterrupted access at all times. However, it’s possible that in rare circumstances, your server could accidentally block your IP and prevent you from connecting and using the service.
If that has happened to you, this quick summary will provide you with all the essential information needed to verify the status of your IP. Additionally, we will offer some of the most common reasons for being blocked, as well as a few suggestions on how to unblock and whitelist your IP as quickly as possible.
Reading Time: 2minutesWant to clean up your WordPress site without having to add multiple plugins? By using WP-CLI, you can run many useful commands to helpfully clean up your database and elements related to your site. In this post, many of the most common tasks are covered:
Spamming is a serious issue for your business and can take a toll on your time and resources to fix. The best way to solve this problem, of course, is to never have it in the first place. The number one way to help prevent spamming is to ensure all CMS’s (like WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal) including themes, plugins are up-to-date on your VPS server or Dedicated server. This may sound too simple, but there are innumerable times when an outdated plugin allows hackers to destroy an otherwise secure domain.
Reading Time: 2minutesIf you manage a domain, sooner or later you are bound to receive e-mail at your domain for an address that does not exist. Most of the time this mail comes from spammers, guessing that “firstname.lastname@example.org” might be a viable email address at your domain. It might also come from someone who mistyped the first part of your legitimate email address.
cPanel handles this mail through the Default Address page.