Common problem that exist for ‘hack attack’ on wordpress are :
1. Old wordpress version
2. Using old theme
3. Using old plugins
Those 3 factors combined together and lead to ‘unstable’ self hosting wordpress.
Newest wordpress offer automatic upgrade for the version but you must do the rest (upgrading theme and plugins).
Those issue corrected by Softaculous. If you want to install new blog I suggest you to use these settings :
1. Database name : enter your blog name as component. ex, if your blog is about flower then fill flowerdb or mydbflower. It will save you from headache in the future.
2. Table prefix : enter shortname of your blog, ex: flo_ . Don’t use wp_ .
3. Use strong password. You can click ‘key’ icon next to admin password input.
4. Use advanced option. Make sure to check 3 options (auto upgrade, auto upgrade wordpress plugin and auto upgrade wordpress theme).
Using that setting will give you ‘health’ wordpress that give you long run blogging platform without worrying about late update action.
How about existing blog?
I’ll create separate post to explain it in step by step mode.
My friend who ask for email problem send me another email. He told me that he already move his gitlab server to another because he see better offer (cheaper vps with better feature). The transfer job taken by his co worker that taking vacation now. The problem is simple .
When he try to add ssh key to his gitlab account he got this error : 500
Yes. The title is taken from email subject
After I help my friend set spf record for his gitlab I got email from a friend who has a computer course. His student around 400 and he want to give ‘collaboration’ feel to their programming curriculum. He ask me to help him install gitlab with $20 budget.
I told him to use free github.com account or free gitlab.com account but he refuse. He also want his staff has control for their server. I give him a few reference from internet but he got confuse and already dizzy at the first time he saw console
Due to distance problem I decide to use vps from vultr than using his server. (Actuallly the server is connected to internet using adsl and only fast access via lan connnection that make me worry about the performance.).
Based on gitlab ce (community edition) requirement I need vps that match :
CPU : 2 cores
Memory : 2GB ( for up to 500 user)
Storage : > 20 GB and SSD preferred.
Latency : closest one to my country (check via ping, the lower respond than the connectivity is great).
Based on that requirement I choose $15 package from vultr.