Administering Server and Website

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Configuring Application and Packages

How to Install and Use Composer

In this post, we’ve shared how to install and use Composer and choose the pieces from each framework.
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How to Set Up a WordPress Multisite on Cloudways

Here, we will quickly review the process of WordPress Multisite setup on top of the Cloudways Platform.
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How to Deploy Magento 2 on Cloudways

In this guide, you will learn how to install the latest Magento 2.4.x on your Cloudways server in just a few clicks.
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How to Deploy Laravel Project on Cloudways Server

This simple KB will help you deploy Laravel applications on Cloudways managed servers with just a few clicks.
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How to Configure Laravel Supervisord on Cloudways

This guide will assist you in learning about Supervisord and how you could install it for your Laravel applications.
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How to Use GeoIP with your Application

Following are the steps you need to perform to use GeoIP with your application on Cloudways.
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How to Request a Managed Application Upgrade

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How to Install PHPMyAdmin on Cloudways

Following are the steps to launch a separate PHPStack application when installing PHPMyAdmin on the current server.
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How to Install PHP-FPM on Existing Servers

This guide will show you how to enable PHP-FPM on your existing servers at Cloudways.
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How to Configure Elasticsearch on Cloudways

Want to configure Elasticsearch on Cloudways? Here’s a step-by-step guide for you.
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How to Use Node Modules on Cloudways

Learn how to use Node Modules on your Cloudways application. Cloudways Knowledgebase.
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Move a Subsite From a WordPress Multisite to a New Single Installation

Learn how to move a subsite from a WordPress multisite to a new single installation.
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How to install CodeIgniter 3.x on Cloudways server

A comprehensive guide on how to install and configure CodeIgniter 3.x or later on Cloudways Server.
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How to Enable Zend Guard Loader in Cloudways

In this guide, we’ll show you how to enable Zend Guard Loader in Cloudways with just a few steps.
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Backup, Recover, and Restore

How to Configure a Server-level Backup

Backup is not just a feature but a business requirement to avoid loss and unforeseen situations. Learn how you can do it on Server-level.
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How to Backup a Specific Application

This article will help you backup an on-demand application instead of the whole server at Cloudways.
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Recover a Deleted Application or Server

Can you recover a deleted application or server on Cloudways? Here’s everything you need to know.
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How to Do a Point-in-time Restore of Your Application

Want to roll back to a previous update? Here’s how you can do a Point-in time restore of your Cloudways application.
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How to Download the Backup of Your Application

This article will instruct you on how to download the backups of the application(s) to your local computer.
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How to Take a Snapshot of a Server

A step by step guide on how to take a snapshot of a server on the Cloudways Platform.
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How Long Does Cloudways Keep a Backup of Deleted Server

How Long Does Cloudways Keep a Backup of Deleted Server? Here's everything you need to know.
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Will My Old Point-in-time Backups be Available When My Server is Recovered?

Cloudways FAQs - Will My Old Point-in-time Backups be Available When My Server is Recovered?
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Will IP Address(es) be Changed on the Recovery of My Deleted Server(s)?

Will IP Address(es) be Changed on the Recovery of My Deleted Server(s)? Here's what you need to know.
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Tweaking Settings and Optimization

What Can I Do in the Manage Services Section?

A comprehensive guide on how you can manage the services section on the Cloudways platform.
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How to Manage Your Server Settings

Learn how to manage server settings on your Cloudways platform. Basic to Advanced setting configuration.
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Optimize Your Server Disk Space

The following steps will help you optimize your server disk space on Cloudways.
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How to Upgrade Magento 2 via CLI in Cloudways

In this guide, we will explain how to upgrade your Magento version from Magento 2.0.x to Magento 2.1.x – 2.2.x using Command-Line Interface.
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How to Upgrade PHP 7.x Version on Cloudways

A complete guide on how you can upgrade to PHP version 7.X or later.
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How to Upgrade to PHP 8.x Version on Cloudways

Learn how you can upgrade the default version of PHP to PHP 8.x or later.
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How to Upgrade MySQL Database to MariaDB

In this article, you will learn about upgrading the MySQL database to MariaDB using the Cloudways Platform.
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How to Change PHP-FPM Settings

This guide will help you change PHP-related settings for FPM-enabled servers using the PHP Settings editor.
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What Can I Do With an .htaccess File?

Everything you need to know about .htaccess File. Learn how to connect, access, Block, rewrite, redirect, and customize htaccess file.
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How to Setup robots.txt for Your Website

A comprehensive guide on how you can set up a robot.txt file for your website.
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How to Change the Web Root of an Application

This guide explains how you can change the web root of your web application. Any custom web root folder must be within public_html.
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How to Enable CORS Headers for Your Application

Want to enable CORS Headers for your application on Cloudways? Here’s how you can do this.
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Enable CGI Scripts Execution on Your Cloudways Server

A step-by-step guide on how to enable CGI script execution on your Cloudways Server [With Images].
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Application Management

How to Automate Your WordPress Updates Using SafeUpdates

Are you tired of manually updating your WordPress site? Learn how to automate the process using Cloudways SafeUpdates.
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Setting up the Session Path from the Cloudways Platform

In this article, you will learn how to set the session path for your applications using the Cloudways Platform.
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How to Manage WordPress With WP-CLI

Want to manage WordPress with WP-CLI? Hee’s how to launch and connect using the Cloudways Platform.
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How to Manually Update WordPress Application Domain Name

In this article, you will learn how to manually update the WordPress application domain name using WordPress CLI.
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Managing Users and Roles Using WordPress Admin Panel

In this guide, we will demonstrate how you can manage users and their roles using the WordPress Admin Panel.
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Managing Users and Roles Using WordPress CLI

Here’s how you can manage users' roles using WordPress CLI - With commands listing.
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How to Create a New WordPress Admin User Using Database

This knowledgebase article will educate you on how you can create a new WordPress Admin User using the database.
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How to Reset WordPress User Password Using WordPress CLI

This KB article will instruct you on how to change the WordPress user password and update it if required.
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How to Use the Search and Replace Function of WP-CLI

In this article, you will learn what the Search and Replace function of WordPress CLI is and how to use this feature.
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How to Clear the WordPress Object Cache

This KB will coach you on how to clear the WordPress Object Cache using WordPress CLI.
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How to Apply Magento Patches

This guide will teach you how to apply Magento patches on your web store(s) with just a few steps.
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Securing Your Server and Application

Protect Your WordPress Site Using Bot Protection

Super useful - Learn how you can protect your WordPress site using Bot Production from Cloudways.
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How to Change Your Application Admin Password

Did you forget your WordPress/Magento admin password or want to change your existing password? Don’t worry, here's how you can restore it.
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How to Set Up Sucuri Antivirus on Cloudways

A comprehensive guide on how to set up Sucuri Antivirus on Cloudways.
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How to Use New Relic APM to Monitor Your Applications

A comprehensive guide on how you can use the new Cloudways platform feature Relic APM to monitor your application [With Images].
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How to Setup Sucuri Website Security Firewall on Cloudways

Learn how to setup the Sucuri website security firewall on Cloudways.
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How to Block Direct Web Traffic Pointed Towards Server’s IP

In this article, you will learn about blocking direct web traffic of the default application pointed toward the server’s IP address.
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How to Block Random Domains Pointing to Your Server

Learn how to block random domains pointing to your server using Cloudways default application control.
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Restrict Direct Access to WordPress PHP Files

A comprehensive guide on how to restrict the direct access to WordPress PHP files.
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Disable XMLRPC in WordPress Applications

A comprehensive step-by-step guide on how to enable/disable XMLRPC access from the Cloudways Platform.
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How to Schedule Server Maintenance Activity at Cloudways

A detailed post on how to schedule server maintenance activity on Cloudways to prevent many performance and server-level issues.
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Securing App Configuration Files in private_html Folder

Here’s how you can secure app configuration files in the private_html Folder.
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Connecting and Managing Database

Which Method Should I Use to Access MySQL Databases?

Cloudways offer three methods for accessing MySQL database. Here’s how you can configure them.
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How to Setup MySQL Remote Connection to Database

A comprehensive guide on how to set up MySQL Remote Connection to your Database.
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Why is MariaDB the Cloudways’ Choice for the Database?

In this article, we will discuss what MySQL and MariaDB are, their differences, and why Cloudways chose to move to MariaDB from MySQL.
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How to Whitelist IP Addresses for Remote MySQL Connections

In order to allow MySQL database connections, you need to add the IP from which you wish to set up the connection. Here’s how you can do it.
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Manage Your Databases Using the Cloudways Database Manager

In this KB, you will learn what is DBMS and also how to use the Cloudways Database Manager to manage the databases you own.
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How to Import and Export MySQL Database Using WordPress CLI

This KB will demonstrate how you can import and export your MySQL/MariaDB database using WordPress CLI.
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How to manage your database using MySQL Workbench

Want to find out how to manage your database using MySQL Workbench? Here’s a step-by-step guide for you.
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How Do I Provide More than One Database for My Application?

A step-by-step guide on how you can provide more than one database for your application on the Cloudways Platform.
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How to Split MySQL Database Dumps into Tables

Learn how to split MySQL database dumps into tables for better security, flexibility, and data efficiency.
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How Do I Split My Existing Database into Tables?

To split your existing database into tables, you need to access your server via an SSH connection. Here are the detailed steps.
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