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Don't know where to start with Ruby on Rails? We've got you covered! _NOTE: you will need SSH access to use Ruby on Rails, which is not enabled by default. If you have trouble logging in simply file a support ticket [http://www.asmallorange.com/esupport...
This article is intended for customers who already have SiteLock and want to begin using their account. SHARED HOSTING/CPANEL * Log in to cPanel [http://kb.asmallorange.com/customer/portal/articles/1603418] * Click the SiteLock icon in the Speci...
If you want to install a fresh instance of WordPress on your cPanel account you can do so very easily with Softaculous. Softaculous [1] is an auto-installer for cPanel that can auto-install over 266 useful scripts. _NOTE: if Softaculous isn't curren...
​Advertise on Google Google AdWords is a web advertising tool that helps you grow your business by putting your message in front of potential customers when they're searching for something you have to offer. People search on Google, your ad displays when...
WHAT IS MERCURIAL? Mercurial is a free, distrubuted source control management tool. Mercurial is free software licensed under the terms of the GNU General Public License Version 2. It efficiently handles projects of any size, and offers an easy and intui...
Our hosting plans allow you to create your own e-commerce site to sell your products and services online. To make your website an e-commerce site, you just need to add a product or service descriptions and a shopping cart! > If you intend to process cre...
There are two different ways to use CloudFlare: BASIC MODE and ADVANCED MODE. Basic mode does not require you to change your nameserver or manage your own DNS records, and is set up by our cPanel Install Plugin. This is the simplest and easiest way to g...
There are some limitations of the CloudFlare system: * Currently, requests must be directed to www.$domain instead of $domain (which means you may need to make some configuration changes). * CloudFlare may affect internal statistic programs that ...
ABOUT CLOUDFLARE Cloudflare protects and accelerates any website online. Once your website is a part of the CloudFlare community, its web traffic is routed through their intelligent global network. CloudFlare automatically optimizes the delivery of your ...
CloudFlare provides detailed website statistics and offers various customizable settings, allowing users to make the most of this free service. Statistics and settings can be accessed from within the cPanel plugin (for Shared and Reseller hosting plans) o...
When you purchase CodeGuard you'll be prompted to connect your site to CodeGuard via FTP, SFTP or MySQL. The method through which you choose to connect depends on your familiarity with the process, your server configuration and the type of connection you ...
CodeGuard monitors your site daily and notifies you any time there is a change within the source code of the website. Additions, removals and modifications of files between each version of your website can be viewed in the CodeGuard dashboard. The chang...
What is CodeGuard Pricing and Info Order CodeGuard Some FAQs WHAT IS CODEGUARD? CodeGuard is a product we offer to A Small Orange Shared, Business or Clementine Hosting customers. CodeGuard monitors your site and keeps you informed of any changes, w...
With CodeGuard, you have the power to decide the type of restoration you would like for your site, for a single file, a database or even the entirety of a website. Once the restoration process is complete, a backup of the newly implemented changes is cr...
If you have third party scripts or applications running on your website it's possible you may notice an issue with them from time to time. We've outlined a couple of common issues and solutions below to help you troubleshoot. Our Support personnel is no...
CSF is a Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) firewall, Login/Intrusion Detection and Security application for Linux servers. http://www.configserver.com/cp/csf.html [http://www.configserver.com/cp/csf.html] _Price: free!_
_NOTE: the following only applies to Cloud VPS and Dedicated hosting plans._ ConfigServer ModSecurity Control is a WHM add-on that is used to manage 'mod_security' rules/whitelists on a per-account basis and can be downloaded from it's website [http://c...
_NOTE: before you set up your BlackBerry to get your mail you will need to follow this guide [https://help.asmallorange.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/94/0/setting-up-an-email-address] to make sure you've added the email account in your cPanel....
This article assumes that you have already created an email address. If you do not have an email address created please the instructions here [https://help.asmallorange.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/94]. * Open Microsoft Outlook 2003 * S...
This article assumes that you have already created an email address. If you do not have an email address created please the instructions here [https://help.asmallorange.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/94]. * Open Outlook 2007 * Select the ...
This article assumes that you have already created an email address. If you do not have an email address created please the instructions here [https://help.asmallorange.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/94]. * Open Outlook 2010 * Select ADD ...
This article assumes that you have already created an email address. If you do not have an email address created please the instructions here [https://help.asmallorange.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/94]. * Open Microsoft Outlook 2011 * O...
HOW TO SET-UP KMAIL To set up KMail, you will need to know your incoming and outgoing servers using the instructions located here [https://help.asmallorange.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/321/]. Once located, follow the steps below to configur...
CONVERT AN EXISTING FASTCGI APP TO PASSENGER If you have an existing Ruby on Rails app at A Small Orange that was deployed with FastCGI, here are the steps to convert it to Passenger: _NOTE: 'myapp' is used below to represent your Rails Application dir...
Let's say you're developing a script on your PC at home, and you need to connect to your database remotely using a MySQL admin program. No problem. This procedure is a little quirky, but here are the steps to grant remote access to your database. _NOTE: i...
To set up a new Rails app on a shared ASO account: * Create a new Rails app via SSH _NOTE: if you don't have SSH access you need to fill out a support ticket with us to gain access._ * Move into your home directory (if you just logged in, you ar...
So, you've developed an application and are ready to deploy it for the world to see? Standard deployment is relatively simple on A Small Orange's shared plans. You may also want to consider Capistrano [http://manuals.rubyonrails.com/read/book/17].
If you're using the basic mode (cPanel plugin) you can easily disable CloudFlare by deactivating the service for any subdomain for which it's active... just click the orange cloud button so that it becomes gray in color. See more info about CloudFlare: ...
A Small Orange partners with and is compatible with a lot of different e-commerce options, like shopping carts [https://kb.asmallorange.com/customer/portal/articles/1924935-add-a-shopping-cart-to-your-site] and billing software. You have the flexibility t...
NETENBURG'S FANTASTICO Fantastico is a third-party autoinstaller that automates the installation of various blogs, forums, etc for your Cpanel user accounts. http://www.netenberg.com/fantastico.php Price: $24 for the first year, $12/year after that...
_NOTE: you do NOT need to generate/use keys to access your account via SSH._ This tutorial will show you how to generate a public/private SSH key pair on a Windows operation system using PuTTYgen (PuTTY Key Generator) and then install it on your A Small...
We use Ruby with Passenger while cPanel uses Ruby with Mongrel, so the cPanel Ruby app is not available. Below are the steps you need to take to get Ruby On Rails up and running. _NOTE: you will need SSH access, which is by default enabled on your accou...
SET UP YOUR CGI-BIN FOLDER You need to add an 'eruby' script to your '~/public_html/cgi-bin' folder. Here's what it should look like: #!/bin/bash echo "Content-type: text/html" echo echo "" ​erubis -E Stdout <$DOCUMENT_ROOT$REQUEST_URI ...
WHAT IS GIT? Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.Git is easy to learn and has a tiny footprint with lightning fast performance. The G...
WHY USE A MAIL FETCHER VERSUS AN EMAIL FORWARDER? Forwarded emails tend to cause blacklisting with major email providers, and it will cause your emails to be marked as spam. Blacklisting also causes your server's sending reputation to be penalized since ...
A Small Orange recommends that you use WinMTR to run traceroute and ping on a domain with a single tool. WinMTR is available in 32 bit and 64 bit editions and is compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7. * Download WinMTR [http://winmtr...
If you are using Google Apps for Domains, you will need to submit a support ticket [1] to have us make some changes to your account. See below for some (or all) of the things that need doing, depending on the extent you want to use it. * Set up you...
If you want to install a fresh instance of AbanteCart on your cPanel account you can do so very easily with Softaculous [https://kb.asmallorange.com/customer/portal/articles/1603649-softaculous-overview]. Softaculous is an auto-installer for cPanel that c...
This guide will walk you through installing CSF on a VPS or Dedicated server. PREPARE THE SERVER After logging in via SSH (as root!) we will need to download the CSF firewall itself, let's make a temporary directory called 'tmp'. Then move into it and ...
Using these instructions you should be able to do a default Drupal install in under three minutes. Not bad for a fully functional site straight out of the box! For this example we're using Ubuntu Linux to install, although the commands etc. should work ...
If you want to install a fresh instance of Drupal on your cPanel account you can do so very easily with Softaculous [https://kb.asmallorange.com/customer/portal/articles/1603649]. Softaculous is an auto-installer for cPanel that can auto-install over 266 ...
If you want to install a fresh instance of Joomla on your cPanel account you can do so very easily with Softaculous [https://kb.asmallorange.com/customer/portal/articles/1603142]. Softaculous is an auto-installer for cPanel that can auto-install over 266 ...
This guide will walk you through installing LMD (Linux Malware Detect) on your VPS/Dedicated server: * You will need to be logged in as ROOT to the server over SSH * Create a temporary directory and navigate into it * Download the latest rele...
If you want to install a fresh instance of Magento on your cPanel account you can do so very easily with Softaculous [https://kb.asmallorange.com/customer/portal/articles/1603649-softaculous-overview]. Softaculous is an auto-installer for cPanel that can ...
This guide will explain how to install MediaWiki [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/MediaWiki] v1.7.1 on your ASO account. You will be using SSH (shell), enabled by default, and raw Linux commands for this guide. GETTING EVERYTHING READY Let's go ahead an...
If you want to install a fresh instance of OpenCart on your cPanel account you can do so very easily with Softaculous [https://kb.asmallorange.com/customer/portal/articles/1603649-softaculous-overview?b_id=4859]. Softaculous is an auto-installer for cPane...
If you want to install a fresh instance of phpBB on your cPanel account you can do so very easily with Softaculous [https://kb.asmallorange.com/customer/portal/articles/1603649-softaculous-overview]. Softaculous is an auto-installer for cPanel that can au...
If you want to install a fresh instance of Prestashop [http://www.prestashop.com/] on your cPanel account you can do so very easily with Softaculous [https://kb.asmallorange.com/customer/portal/articles/1603649-softaculous-overview?b_id=4859]. Softaculous...
If you want to install a fresh instance of Simple Machines Forum (SMF) on your cPanel account you can do so very easily with Softaculous [https://kb.asmallorange.com/customer/portal/articles/1603649-softaculous-overview]. Softaculous is an auto-installer ...
CONNECTING TO SSH * Open Putty [http://kb.asmallorange.com/customer/portal/articles/1603546] * In the Hostname field, type in your server's IP address (this should've come in your welcome email, you can also see it from your cPanel home dashboard ...
You will need access to Root Shell for this tutorial. Read more about Apache Subversion: http://subversion.apache.org/ [http://subversion.apache.org/]. You'll login via SSH as root and run this command: root@server [~]# yum install subversion And th...
This guide will explain how to install Trac on your account, and assumes you have knowledge of MySQL and Trac. Installing Trac is not for the faint-hearted. _It is not easy to install and to administer_. If you are up for the challenge, by all means carry...
If you want to install a fresh instance of WHMCS on your cPanel account you can do so very easily with Softaculous [https://kb.asmallorange.com/customer/portal/articles/1603649-softaculous-overview]. Softaculous is an auto-installer for cPanel that can au...
_This Guide Is Intended For Those Who Have ALREADY PURCHASED A Custom Domain Name. If You Have Not Yet Purchased A Custom Domain, You Will Need To Do So, And With A domain Provider Who Can Offer You FULL DNS SERVICES With Your Domain Hosting Account.......
_NOTE: this guide can help you move your WP out of any kind of subdirectory, not just the Softaculous default "wp"._ By default, Softaculous will install your WordPress into a subdirectory called 'wp'. In order to move it up one level or to any other su...
MYSQL QUERY BROWSER is an alternative to phpMyAdmin when it comes to managing your MySQL databases. You can use it to create, drop, and edit tables and perform queries. Setting up MySQL Query Browser to work with your account is relatively simple. PREPA...
PREPARATIONS You will need to prepare your FTP credentials in order to publish your website on A Small Orange's servers. These can be found in the Welcome email you received from us. If you do not have it anymore, you can open a support ticket by emailin...
So you wanna get CloudFlare set up? You probably have already read a little bit about CloudFlare in our Knowledgebase [https://kb.asmallorange.com/customer/portal/articles/1603497-what-is-cloudflare-]. To learn how to disable CloudFlare check our article ...
Koken [http://koken.me/] is a free website publishing system developed for photographers, designers and creative DIYs. PREP THE SYSTEM FOR KOKEN * Download the latest version of Koken from the website at http://www.koken.me [http://www.koken.me] *...
If you want to set up a Subversion repository and allow public browsing, use WebSVN [http://www.websvn.info/]. As dicussed elsewhere, Trac has too many dependencies (including 'mod_python' or 'fcgi', which can be a pain) and WebDAV is out of the question ...
USING SITELOCK FOR YOUR DOMAIN The SiteLock icon resides in the Special Offers section of cPanel. Clicking the SiteLock icon will take you to the Tools page, where you can either enable SiteLock for a domain, access the SiteLock dashboard, or change/upda...
SITELOCK EXPERT TECHNICIANS SiteLock has a dedicated support staff that specializes in your site's security and supporting the SiteLock product itself. You may find that you need someone with direct access to the alerts, messages, scans, or account infor...
SOFTACULOUS is an auto-installer for cPanel that has 266+ scripts [http://www.softaculous.com/softaculous/softwares] that auto-install quickly with one easy step. You must have a Dedicated Server, VPS, or Cloud Plan with cPanel to use Softaculous. Downl...
BEFORE YOU START * Assume you have some basic knowledge of Subversion and you know how to use it (import, commit, checkout, update, etc) * Assume you are using TortoiseSVN to browse repositories * Assume you know how to use pico or vi CREATI...
When using CloudFlare, you may encounter situations which require you to make adjustments to the default settings in order to optimize your CloudFlare service. For instance... * If you have an image-heavy page with PHP script, the static images will ...
HOW TO USE TUMBLR WITH YOUR DOMAIN This guide will tell you how to configure your domain entirely to use Tumblr's blogging platform, or just part of it so you can still use your ASO hosting. USE YOUR ENTIRE DOMAIN NAME * Log into your Tumblr Dashbo...
_THIS IS TO BE USED AS A REFERENCE ONLY. Please check out our up-to-date article using the most recent technology and processes: https://help.asmallorange.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/305/0/installing-django-using-virtualenv [1]._ USING ...
This article is intended for customers who already have a SiteLock account. If you have questions regarding the SiteLock dashboard or website, please check out our Getting Started with SiteLock [1] article. What Is The SiteLock Trust Seal? The S...
There is a vBulletin [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VBulletin] defacement attack where the main page is replaced with an alternate page. In these particular defacements, the files on the site aren't changed (index.php, .htacess or config.php), but rather t...
This article is intended for customers who already have SiteLock and want to begin using their account. If you have questions regarding the SiteLock dashboard or website, please check out our Get Started with SiteLock [https://kb.asmallorange.com/custom...
CLOUD VIP BOOST is an add-on product you can purchase within your Customer Area that allows you to receive increased CPU and disk performance for a nominal fee per month. Cloud VIP Boost improves overall performance on your virtual machine through high...
This article is intended for customers who already have a SiteLock account. If you have questions regarding the SiteLock dashboard or website, please check out our Get Started with SiteLock [https://kb.asmallorange.com/customer/portal/articles/1603620-g...
I bet you've seen this warning at the top of your Wordpress dashboard before. It's easy to ignore, but there are several really important reasons NOT to ignore it. WordPress, just like any other software on your computer, needs to be updated regularly. Un...
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