How to write Rewrite rules for OpenLiteSpeed!

How to write Rewrite rules for OpenLiteSpeed!

OpenLiteSpeed follows apache style rewrite rules but with a slight difference. However to add rewrite rules you have to go to Webadmin console which ships with OpenLiteSpeed. Inside Webadmin console you can also specify a file from where OpenLiteSpeed can pick rewrite rules for that specific virtual host (domain name). To specify the file you can use this syntax:

Here rewriteFile defines the path where you will have your rewrite rules. It is not necessary to name this file .htaccess,…

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How to use CyberPanel as DNS Only Server!

How to use CyberPanel as DNS Only Server!

Normally CyberPanel comes with Web server (OpenLiteSpeed), FTP (Pure-FTPd), Mail Server and DNS Server (Power DNS). If you are planning to set up a dedicated DNS server for your company, you can use CyberPanel to only host your DNS and unload any other extra software that comes with CyberPanel. In this article, we will see how we can do just that. Step 1: Install CyberPanel! For now, CyberPanel does not have a DNS only installer, so you need to normally…

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How to setup CodeIgniter application on CyberPanel!

How to setup CodeIgniter application on CyberPanel!

Many people use CyberPanel for development, and CodeIgniter is one of the popular PHP frameworks out there.  Earlier we saw how we can setup Laravel and Symfony application on CyberPanel. In this article we will see on how to setup CodeIgniter environment for either development or production use. The good thing about CodeIgniter is that you don’t need to use Composer or command line to set it up, it is also very light weight and have high performance. Step 1:…

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Boost Performance of your Xenforo Community!

Boost Performance of your Xenforo Community!

In our last article, we saw how we can boost the performance of vanilla forums. Compared to Xenforo vanilla is lightweight, however, Xenforo offers more features, with more features in mind Xenforo is choice of community software for many community managers. For Xenforo version 1.x and 2.x LiteSpeed have a plugin which you can use out of the box to boost the performance.  Fortunately, Xenforo also has a special cookie for logged in users, which we can use to identify…

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CyberPanel 1.6.1 stable is released with ModSecurity integration!

CyberPanel 1.6.1 stable is released with ModSecurity integration!

On 26 March, 2018 CyberPanel version 1.6.1 was released. Development of CyberPanel started in late June 2017. Its been a long and adventours journey so far. CyberPanel was earlier aimed to streamline  the process of hosting websites on OpenLiteSpeed, later many other modules were added (DNS Server, Email Server etc).  There has been major architecture changes to the software since it was created. In today’s article, we will discuss that what is going on. ModSecurity Integration Last month OpenLiteSpeed got…

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Supercharge your Vanilla Community with LSCache!

Supercharge your Vanilla Community with LSCache!

Vanilla is a lightweight PHP based community forums. CyberPanel forums also run on Vanilla, it is already very good performance wise but with large communities and fewer server resources, you might want to make use of LiteSpeed cache to boost the performance of your Vanilla community. Since LiteSpeed does not have an official plugin yet for Vanilla we can utilize rewrite rules to cache guest visitors of Vanilla, logged in users will not be cached using rewrite rules since they…

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Install Joomla! With the LSCache Plugin

Install Joomla! With the LSCache Plugin

Install Joomla! With the LSCache Plugin What is Joomla? Joomla! is another free and open source content-management system (CMS) based on the Model-View-Controller (MVC) design pattern for publishing web content. It is written in PHP, and uses Object-Oriented-Programming (OOP) techniques. It is responsive as well, as it can be used to write blogs or create websites according to the client’s needs. It is the second most used Content Management System on the internet after WordPress and comes with over 8,000…

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How to register private name servers on Namecheap or Godaddy with CyberPanel!

How to register private name servers on Namecheap or Godaddy with CyberPanel!

Registering private nameservers can be done very quickly and with ease. As you transition from a shared hosting environment where all you had to do was add the hosts nameservers in your domain registrars panel, to your own VPS or dedicated server where you will need your own nameservers, it is important that you understand how nameservers work and why it is important to set them up. Nameservers are at no cost to you, all you need is a domain…

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Install and Supercharge Drupal 8 With OpenLiteSpeed and LSCache!

Install and Supercharge Drupal 8 With OpenLiteSpeed and LSCache!

What is Drupal? Drupal is a free and open source content-management system (CMS)/framework written in PHP. It’s content is all dynamic and responsive, meaning it works as well for big screen users as it does for mobile users without any issue. Drupal 6 and 7 were the earlier versions, but the latest version as of now is Drupal 8, which has better interaction and support for third party integrations as well. As it is portrayed on Drupal’s main website “Drupal 8’s…

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How to Manually Set up SPF, DKIM and DMARC Inside CyberPanel

How to Manually Set up SPF, DKIM and DMARC Inside CyberPanel

Have you set up email for your website using CyberPanel? Are users complaining that their email messages are not being received or are ending up in spam? How can you fix this? Since CyberPanel aims to be the best website hosting panel in the community, setting up of this stuff should also be nearly automated. The development team is already working to make this process as simple as possible for the User or the System Administrator, but for the time…

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