Tag: .htaccess

Dec 09

Which Web Server to use: Apache vs NGINX

Which Web Server to use: Apache vs NGINX If you are looking around there are a lot of people using NGINX over Apache nowadays. NGINX for what I have read provides a lot of performance improvements that a site with a lot of visitors could take advantage of. I found a great article about the …

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Dec 06

How to solve: Apache error .htaccess: Option MultiViews not allowed here

How to solve: Apache error .htaccess: Option MultiViews not allowed here I turned on some .htaccess rules in order for the cache to perform faster but unfortunately it came with some unintended consequences: A bunch of 500 error pages and in the log files one of the errors was [Core:Alert] /../.htaccess:Option MultiViews not allowed here. This one in particular happened when …

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Dec 06

How to solve: Apache error .htaccess: ExpiresActive not allowed here, referrer: http://Technology.Bauzas.com/…

How to solve: Apache error .htaccess: ExpiresActive not allowed here, referrer: http://Technology.Bauzas.com/… I turned on some .htaccess rules in order for the cache to perform faster but unfortunately it came with some unintended consequences: A bunch of 500 error pages and in the log files one of the errors was [Core:Alert] /../.htaccess: ExpiresActive not allowed here, referrer: http://Technology.Bauzas.com/… The reason …

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Dec 06

How to solve: Apache error .htaccess: RewriteEngine not allowed here

How to solve: Apache error .htaccess: RewriteEngine not allowed here, referrer: http://Technology.Bauzas.com/… I turned on some .htaccess rules in order for the cache to perform faster but unfortunately it came with some unintended consequences: A bunch of 500 error pages and in the log files one of the errors was [Core:Alert] /../.htaccess: RewriteEngine not allowed here, referrer: http://Technology.Bauzas.com/… …

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Dec 06

How to solve: Apache error .htaccess: ForceType not allowed here

How to solve: Apache error .htaccess: ForceType not allowed here I turned on some .htaccess rules in order for the cache to perform faster but unfortunately it came with some unintended consequences: A bunch of 500 error pages and in the log files one of the errors was [Core:Alert] /../.htaccess: ForceType not allowed here. I …

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Dec 06

Changing file permissions and recommendations for WordPress in a Linux system

  Changing file permissions and recommendations for WordPress in a Linux system In order to harden your WordPress installation, having the recommended set of file permissions is important. Below are a few recommendations on that gathered from around the web. First, we have a brief summary of the recommendations: # reset to safe defaults find …

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Dec 06

How to: Deploy WordPress in Ubuntu

How to: Deploy WordPress in Ubuntu Text goes here   I. Enable Apache Modules that are commonly used by plugins: To enable a module: sudo a2enmod module_name To disable a module: sudo a2dismod module_name So to begin, here are a list of modules you might need: sudo a2enmod expires sudo a2enmod headers And don’t forget …

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Apr 12

Global Attack on WordPress Sites

Global Attack on WordPress Sites I´ve been rather busy but I thought I would share this. I received an email from our web hosting provider indicating that there is a global distributed attack that aims at compromising WordPress and other CMS installations in order to orchestrate attacks remotely. I am sharing the original message below so you …

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