Learn why people are moving their WordPress setups to CyberPanel

Learn why people are moving their WordPress setups to CyberPanel

CyberPanel is a web hosting control panel based on OpenLiteSpeed. As of July 2018, WordPress is the most used content management system (~60% by w3techs survey). WordPress contains a lot of PHP code which means sometimes it is resource heavy on the server. This is why people move towards cache plugins. Cache plugins are a big relief for resource-heavy WordPress websites, but there are too many plugins to choose from. So choosing the right WordPress cache plugin is not an easy…

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Setup External SMTP on Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

Setup External SMTP on Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

If you are using Google Cloud Platform then you might already know that Google blocks SMTP port 25. Even if you set up your mail server somewhere else, you can not use SMTP port 25 in your web applications. And Google also discourages setting up mail services on GCP and recommend to use their third-party partners.  In case you are planning to set up your own mail server, this guide is for you. First, you need to follow the guide…

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Install SpamAssassin and Stop Email Spam on CyberPanel!

Install SpamAssassin and Stop Email Spam on CyberPanel!

By now we have ensured all of our emails are encrypted via TLS using Let’s Encrypt verified certificates, and we’ve also set up DKIM so that the email recipients can authenticate the messages easily and at a much better rate. But what about SPAM? What about incoming unsolicited bulk mail spam going from server to server? You sure would not want your server and your clients to be a victim of it, right? Well, this tutorial is for you! This…

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How to Set up Wildcard SSL on CyberPanel/OpenLiteSpeed!

How to Set up Wildcard SSL on CyberPanel/OpenLiteSpeed!

We showed you how to set up custom SSL for your domain in CyberPanel. If you missed it, then follow that guide: How to setup Custom SSL with CyberPanel! Today, we will explain how you can generate a wildcard SSL for your domain and add it to CyberPanel. We will use Let’s Encrypt Wildcard SSL for this guide. What is Wildcard SSL? Wildcard SSL Certificates secure all the sub-domains of the particular domain. This reduces your work and saves you…

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Achieve 10/10 Email score with CyberPanel!

Achieve 10/10 Email score with CyberPanel!

Sending emails to the inbox is always a tricky thing for even experienced system administrators, running a healthy email server requires great attention. I will be mostly talking about transactional emails in this article, even though it can be applied to marketing emails. Some companies process a large number of transactional emails on daily basis (in millions).  Transaction emails involve: Account Confirmation Emails (while registration). Password Reset Emails (When you forgot the password for some reason). Purchase confirmation emails. and…

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CyberPanel 1.6.4 Released with DKIM Manager, Improved DNS Module and Bug fixes!

CyberPanel 1.6.4 Released with DKIM Manager, Improved DNS Module and Bug fixes!

Our last stable update was 18th April, 2018 as you can see on change logs. Finally we are ready to release version 1.6.4, this version needs a seprate blog post because there are some interesting changes made. Starting version 1.6.4 you will now have dedicated DKIM Manager where you can manage DKIM for domains. We’ve improved DNS module made bug fixes to ModSecurity installation and SSL. We will see more details later in this article. DKIM Manager I am going…

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How to setup Custom SSL with CyberPanel!

How to setup Custom SSL with CyberPanel!

You want to buy SSL for your domain and you’re wondering how to add that SSL through CyberPanel. These days security is a primary concern. We all want HTTPS for our websites, as the ‘Not Secure’ tag on the address bar doesn’t look nice. SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer. SSL on a website ensures secure, encrypted communication between website and web browser. With SSL on the website, it makes sure that data transferred between website and web browser is not…

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Migrating WordPress to CyberPanel from Any Other Control Panel!

Migrating WordPress to CyberPanel from Any Other Control Panel!

Migrating a WordPress website from one hosting server to another is similar to the process of moving furniture from one house to another. First you need to protect your furniture in a way that will keep it safe from losing tiny things like nails and screws. Then, you need to choose a mode of transportation that won’t scratch your furniture. Finally, you must load the furniture into the new house and arrange it in a pleasing way. Similarly, for your…

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How to Setup CakePHP on CyberPanel/OpenLiteSpeed!

How to Setup CakePHP on CyberPanel/OpenLiteSpeed!

As we’ve already discussed that many people are now using CyberPanel for development/testing, and CakePHP is another popular and stable PHP frameworks that people love to develop their applications in.  Earlier we saw how we can setup CodeIgniter, Laravel and Symfony application on CyberPanel. In this article we will see on how to setup CakePHP environment for either development or production use. With CodeIgniter we didn’t have to use Composer, but unfortunately we will have to use Composer to create…

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How to write Rewrite rules for OpenLiteSpeed!

How to write Rewrite rules for OpenLiteSpeed!

Notice: If you are running version v1.7.0 or above please read this thread as well. 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…

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