How to Edit Webroot (/var/www) Files via SFTP

If you’ve followed my guide to setting up your own server and using WordOps to install and manage your WordPress site, you’ve probably realized that I don’t install any FTP server, such as PureFTP or VSFTP. So how do you access and edit your files easily? Firstly, it’s always best to install the minimum number… Continue reading How to Edit Webroot (/var/www) Files via SFTP

Weekly Server Security and Maintenance Routine Steps

This guide is part of my advanced series of articles for WordPress hosting. If you are looking for easy, beginner-friendly WordPress blog hosting, then I recommend BlueHost. If you’ve followed my steps for setting up your server and then installing WordOps and creating your WordPress site then you should be up and running by now.… Continue reading Weekly Server Security and Maintenance Routine Steps

How to Point Your Domain to Your Server (Setup DNS)

Let’s say you’ve come up with the domain name you want to use for your new WordPress site and have registered it – maybe somewhere like Uniregistry (what I use) or GoDaddy. What’s next? How do you “connect” or point your domain to your web hosting account / server and get your new site up… Continue reading How to Point Your Domain to Your Server (Setup DNS)

Optimal WordPress Setup with WordOps & Caching

Running your own server can be time consuming and difficult. If you are just starting your blogging journey then I highly recommend that you begin with BlueHost. It took me several years before I was comfortable enough to move some of my sites off onto their own servers, and it is by no means required… Continue reading Optimal WordPress Setup with WordOps & Caching

Advanced Wordpess Hosting Server Setup Steps – SSH Keys, Firewall & Other Tweaks

Running your own server can be time consuming and difficult. If you are just starting your blogging journey then I highly recommend that you begin with BlueHost. It took me several years before I was comfortable enough to move some of my sites off onto their own servers, and it is by no means required… Continue reading Advanced Wordpess Hosting Server Setup Steps – SSH Keys, Firewall & Other Tweaks

15 Free Tools To Sell Products Online

If you haven’t been paying attention, retail e-commerce sales in the United States have been going absolutely ballistic for over a decade now, up to $791.70 billion in 2020. If you’re not currently selling online and that isn’t enough to jolt you into action, or if your current online retail store needs a spruce up,… Continue reading 15 Free Tools To Sell Products Online