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Resolving Google Safe Browsing Issues On Your Website

Google Safe Browsing is made to protect devices by showing a warning to users when they attempt to request some dangerous website or download dangerous files.

It also notifies webmasters when their websites are compromised and helps them diagnose, resolve the problem so that their visitors stay safer.

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Importing MySQL Databases Via SSH Command Line On Self Managed Servers

SANGKRIT.net not only offers you Managed and Fully Managed servers but it also lets you subscribe self-managed server option which is only recommended for command line experts. Because self-managed servers are without a control panel such as cPanel, Plesk, or Simple Control Panel.

These self-managed servers do not have phpMyAdmin installed which is used for managing MySQL databases. So in order to manage databases, you are required to use the SSH command line to import .SQL backup files.

This post guides you through importing MySQL databases via SSH.

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Upgrading Web Apps Installed On Your SANGKRIT.net Hosting & Servers

SANGKRIT.net’s one-click install process has all your website hosting app needs covered. This makes it easy for you to build, enhance and manage your website on your own.

Earlier we posted on installing new web apps on your domain to startup any kind of website on your own. Now, this post will explain you upgrading installed applications to keep your website updated with new security releases, latest features, and current world wide web consortium.

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How Automatic Backup Works For Managed WordPress Websites?

Managed WordPress automatically keeps 30 day backups and they are active by default on your website. These backups can be restored anytime from your Managed WordPress settings page at SANGKRIT.net.

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Impact Of Network Latency On Websites And The Importance Of Traceroute Check

Network latency is one of the main reasons for a slow website. Sometimes these issues increase the load times of any website. You can test this by accessing the site from a different network.

Traceroute is a tool that allows you to check for network latency. It traces the path from the computer to the server you are accessing.

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Key Points To Improve Your Website’s Performance

Knowing how to improve your website’s performance is important. Popular tools that help you in this are: YslowPagespeed, and WebPageTest.org to diagnose poor Web page performance. For more information on using tools to determine site slowness, see Website speed tests.

The post discusses main issues responsible for making your website slow. Read about them to know how they relate to your website.

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Enable Mod_Expires On Your Website To Cache Your Files For Speed

Mod_Expires is a module of Apache Web server which is installed by default on all of SANGKRIT.net Linux based hosting options and supports all mod_expires functionality.

It works by manipulating the expire headers returned from the hosting server, letting you control how long a client’s Web browser cache the resources. You want to tune the duration of your caching to optimize performance while still considering how often you update the resource.

When the expires header is already part of the response generated by the server, this module does not change or add an Expires or Cache-Control header—for example, when generated by a CGI script or proxied from an origin server.

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Pagespeed Modules That Automatically Optimizes Your Website

Linux-based Web Hosting accounts at SANGKRIT.net can use mod_pagespeed, which is a free software module for optimizing web pages and their resources for better performance. For more information, see Google’s documentation.

These can be enabled on your cPanel hosting via .htaccess file. For instance, see the following example of the code which you can include in your .htaccess file to enable the Extend Cache function:

<IfModule pagespeed_module>
   ModPagespeed on
   ModPagespeedEnableFilters extend_cache
</IfModule>

Following functions can be enabled using the ModPagespeedEnableFilters directive:

Function pagespeed.conf Code
Extend Cache extend_cache
Collapse Whitespace collapse_whitespace
Combine CSS combine_css
Move CSS to HEAD move_css_to_head
Elide Attributes elide_attributes
Remove Comments remove_comments

 

The above-given table also links mod_pagespeed function at Google for more information. There are more features of mod_pagespeed, you can also enable the following directives on your website’s .htaccess file located in your site’s root directory:

  • ModPagespeedDisallow
  • ModPagespeedAllow
  • ModPagespeedMapOriginDomain
  • ModPagespeedMapRewriteDomain

For more information about using these directives, see Using mod_pagespeed.

System at SANGKRIT.net is still testing any mod_pagespeed functions not yet listed for compatibility, performance, and reliability as mod_pagespeed is still in a beta offering, so the features might change.

Keep Track Of Vulnerable Updates On Your WordPress Website

It is important to keep themes and plugins updated on your WordPress website as hackers are always looking up for security issues to take advantage of it and plugin developers are not sitting bored to push up some unnecessary update, most of the updates are made to fix security issues. That is why you notice some minor WordPress versions with security release title.

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Save Your Website From Delisted WordPress Repository Plugins

As said by Otto (WordPress Core Contributor), when a plugin is pulled for a security exploit, there is a specific sequence of events that is supposed to take place.

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What Is Increased Time To 1st Byte? How It Affects Your Website’s Speed?

An increased time to 1st byte means your website is running too many SQL queries or non-optimized SQL queries which can also include server-side calls to third-party APIs.

If you’re a WordPress user, there are a number of plugins you can check out to decrease the number of database queries and speed up your website. And if you are not using WordPress then you need to check and optimize your database then use some website cache functionality. For this, you may buy expert’s support via system@sangkrit.net on per hour per terminal basis. Continue reading What Is Increased Time To 1st Byte? How It Affects Your Website’s Speed?

Playing Videos Using Popup Lightbox In Your WordPress Website

Earlier we have posted on inserting links to popup in WordPress, now same thing can be done for displaying videos in a lightbox overlay.

FA Video Popup makes use of the native WordPress Video Shortcode and MediaElements.js JavaScript library already present in WordPress since 3.6+ versions to let you add popup video links in post or anywhere on your website.

You can add links by placing shortcode and when the link is clicked, inserted video starts to play in a responsive lightbox overlay.

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