Websites hosted on a Bolt in the Servebolt Cloud come with unlimited PHP Workers. This means that your website can scale freely, without running into a limited amount of PHP workers. Other hosting companies often use the number of PHP workers as a differentiator in their pricing model. Even on […]
Accelerated Domains™ accelerates your domain, and improves performance, scalability, security and the carbon footprint of any website running it.
The environment file contains information about the context of your hosting environment, and is located in the home directory – if the feature is enabled in the Control Panel. The files are named environment.ini and/or environment.json. The files are identical in content, but formatted differently. Both the ini and json […]
Redis is an in-memory key-value store which can be used as a performance enhancer to speed up web applications. There are plugins available for CMSes and E-commerce most frameworks that are usually easy to set up and configure. Magento comes with built-in support, and for WordPress you’ll need a plugin. […]
In Servebolt Optimizer for WordPress, under Servebolt Optimizer -> Settings, you will find a setting named Add automatic version parameter to asset URLs. This feature adds a timestamp query string to all static assets which results in automatic cache busting. This way you will immediately see new versions of static […]
In Servebolt Optimizer for WordPress we include a feature which implements the necessary filters in WordPress to make use of Cloudflare’s Image Resize feature. The Image Resize feature in Cloudflare dynamically and automatically resizes your images based on the fly. This feature, in combination with the srcset parameter on <img> […]
Servebolt Optimizer can be connected to Cloudflare to allow automatic purging of posts, pages and other post types automatically on updates. This way of purging only the updated posts is more efficient and does not impact performance across your whole site. When you update a post we also purge its […]
You can set the site in Development Mode in the site’s settings in our control panel. What this does it bypass all cache allowing for instant updates when files change. Development mode is automatically disabled for production sites (sites with domains added).
The Servebolt Optimizer plugin and its behavior can be altered by using filters and PHP constants. Usage and examples The concept of using filters and PHP constants are very similar – they are used to change values and behaviors. But they do have their differences. Please see below for an […]
The Servebolt Optimizer plugin for WordPress adds functionality to implement Servebolt’s best practices for WordPress. This includes database optimizations, log review, automatic cache purge and more. Features Database optimization – Convert tables to InnoDB Database optimization – Add performance improving indexes Automatic Cloudflare cache purge Cloudflare Image Resize-support (beta feature) Cloudflare […]
Magerun is the swiss army knife for managing Magento on the command line (CLI). The command magerun2 is available, and works for Magento 2 installations. It largely replaces and extends most functionality of bin/magento and allows you to manage all parts of Magento from the command line interface (CLI). We’re […]
Elasticsearch is an open-source product that enables you to take data from any source, any format, and search and visualize it in real time. Elasticsearch performs quick and advanced searches on products in the product catalog. Elasticsearch Analyzers support multiple languages, stop words, and synonyms. Servebolt provides managed Elasticsearch instances […]
A site is the website environment on a Bolt, and where the code of your site environment lives.
Access settings can be found in the site settings. This controls what access types are enabled. Enable SSH access enables or disables SSH access to the site. If this setting is off you will not be able to connect using SSH. Enable SFTP access enables or disables SFTP access to […]
The site settings can be found as a tab on the site. Besides from cron, Git, and domains, all site settings can be found in this tab.
The PHP Memory limit setting in the control panel controls how much memory in RAM one PHP process is allowed to use. This setting should be as low as possible for the application running. One PHP process is usually a page view.
Load balancing is a technique that can be used to scale website traffic. Distribute traffic across multiple servers in a cluster or multiple geographical origins. Load balancing for performance Let’s use our own website as an example. We are load balancing our inbound traffic, based on geography. Servebolt.com is running […]
Each Bolt allows for you to define a Technical Contact. You can assign this role to anyone who should have all access to your Bolt.
Redirects are an important part of any website. They help users to automatically end up at the correct content if a web resource is moved to another location or protocol. Redirects come in two flavors; 301 and 302. 301 means “Moved Permanently” and should be used when a resource is […]
The HTTP/2 Push function is activated by default for all our customers. With push, you can pre-load content to your visitors before they even request it themselves!
Servebolt has supported SSL & SPDY, now HTTP/2 – since the beginning of time.
We are experts at image management and optimization! Our optimization techniques usually cut the size of websites in half! Learn more about our Image Resize options as well as our article on how to optimize for faster images in WordPress.
We make it easy to set up sites for development, staging and production environments. Every Bolt includes support for multiple sites, along with pre-installed server tools for easy site duplication. Unified server environment With Servebolt you don’t need to setup a separate server environment when developing and testing new features, […]