How-to guide on connecting with SFTP

We will go a step-by-step on how you should connect via SFTP. This suspects you have some knowledge on how your FTP program works. Though in this article we will show a step-by-step using FileZilla as our software of choice. However should you need more of a tutorial on how […]

Why does SFTP (FTP) Fail to Connect?

If your FTP program is not connecting properly, here are some possible reasons: Make sure you’re using SFTP. That does not mean FTPS, and not the old and insecure FTP. Make sure you use port 1022, many SFTP programs use port 22 as default. Make sure your username and password […]

SFTP

Manage your website content with us using Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP). It’s both more safe and reliable than regular FTP! Check out the list on the right for more articles on the subject or click this link.

How to install Pimcore v10.3.4

In this article we’ll cover how you can install Pimcore version 10.3.4 on Servebolt based on Pimcore’s documentation. The only needed prerequisites are that you know how to use SSH and common terminal commands. Now you are done setting up your Pimcore installation, congratulations. You will be able to access […]

Increase maximum upload size in WordPress

At some point you might have encountered an error when you want to upload a bigger sized file, like a high quality image for example. If the file size is bigger than your set max upload size, you will get an error message something along these lines: All sites with […]

What is a WordPress must use plugin?

In essence it is just the same as a normal plugin but with some differences. The main difference being that you can’t enable or disable them via WP admin. It is enabled as long as the directory wp-content/mu-plugins contains the plugin file(s). Secondly, you can’t see the plugin in WP […]

How to backup the files of your site

Websites and its code changes all the time, creating a backup of your site will allow you to revert to an earlier version if it gets hacked, or if an update, change of code or removal of files were to go wrong. Servebolt runs full nightly backups of your sites, […]

How to disable WordPress auto updates

The default behaviour of WordPress is to automatically update itself. WordPress is made this way because of security reasons. Having outdated plugins, themes or WordPress core itself can put your site at risk. But sometimes we want to have full control over site updates and rather test before it is […]

What the .well-known folder is used for

Inside your ~/public folder you might find a .well-known directory. This is a directory commonly used as a web-based protocol to fetch your “site-wide metadata” about a host before making a request. If you don’t see that folder that doesn’t mean something is wrong, it just means it hasn’t been […]

How to add Security Headers to your site

This article will explain how you can add Security Headers in Apache. Security headers can be added directly in the .htaccess file of your site. The .htaccess file is typically located in the webroot of your site. A common location in Servebolt would be in the /public/ directory. You can […]

How to fix 404 errors

A 404 error, or also known as HTTP 404, 404 not found, 404, page not found or file not found is a response code that indicates the server can’t find the requested resource. Why is reducing 404s important? There is a number of reasons why 404s should be fixed and […]

Viewing and examining log files

The Apache webserver stores its logs in the logs/ folder which you can find in the root of your site when you log in with SSH or SFTP. For commands used in this article, SSH is the recommended choice. Accesslog Contains all requests that are passed back from the front-end […]

Run Action Scheduler from our Control Panel

Action Scheduler is used by WordPress applications (most notably WooCommerce) to schedule actionable hooks in the future. It is a very handy tool that extends the functionality of the already built-in action function. But for some sites it can pile up, bloat your database and even slow down your site. […]