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Enable directory index listings using .htaccess

You can configure the webserver to display file listings for directories that do not have a directory index page. By default on brixly servers, when visitors go to a URL that requests a directory, such as  http://example.net/gallery , the web serv...

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By Dennis Nind

June 29, 2023

Outdated/Missing MySQL Extension for WordPress

If, when accessing WordPress, you see an error message similar to the following:   Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension which is required by WordPress.   Or in site health, you see the following:   utf8mb4 requires a new...

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By Dennis Nind

June 29, 2023

Softaculous Backups - Why are they disabled?

At Brixly, we strive to provide our clients the best web hosting experience, including using reliable and efficient backup solutions. While Softaculous is a popular software auto-installer that offers a native backup functionality, we have decided...

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By Dennis Nind

June 29, 2023

How do I load Laravel from the /public directory using .htaccess?

In this article, you will learn how to make your Laravel public folder open directly when you type your domain. If you have installed Laravel on your primary domain for the account in your public_html folder (root directory for the primary domain)...

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By Dennis Nind

June 30, 2023

How much bandwidth is included with my hosting account?

Here at Brixly, we do not limit bandwidth for any websites on our shared or reseller platforms! We monitor bandwidth usage to prevent abuse; however, we do not suspend or de-activate accounts based on high bandwidth usage.  We do, however, limit a...

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By Dennis Nind

June 30, 2023

How much email storage space is permitted on the shared or reseller plans?

We don't impose any 'hard limits' on the storage of mailboxes; however, we do have 'fair usage policies' in place to prevent abuse. As such, you must review the terms outlined in our fair usage policies.  We use ultra-fast NVMe storage on our serv...

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By Dennis Nind

June 30, 2023

How do I enable Cloudflare for my websites?

Step 1: Sign up for a Cloudflare Account Open your preferred web browser and navigate to the Cloudflare website (https://www.cloudflare.com). Click on the "Sign Up" button to create a new account. Follow the registration process, providing the req...

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By Dennis Nind

June 30, 2023

Malware Scanner - How to scan your sites for malware

We have recently introduced the ability for you to initiate manual malware scans for any of your client's accounts directly from within cPanel.  This functionality is provided completely free of charge as part of your reseller service.  The malwar...

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By Dennis Nind

June 30, 2023

WordPress Multisite Subdomains

When using WordPress Multisites with Subdomains, you need to ensure the subdomain is added to cPanel/DirectAdmin to be used. cPanel You can do this on cPanel via: cPanel -> Domains -> Create a new domain  Here you will enter the name for the subdo...

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By Dennis Nind

June 30, 2023

Imunify360 Firewall - Understanding your Protection, and Getting Started

Imunify360 is the security solution for Linux web servers based on machine learning technology which utilizes a multi-layer approach to provide total protection against any type of malicious attacks or abnormal behaviour, including distributed bru...

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By Dennis Nind

June 30, 2023

How do I install and enable Litespeed Cache?

LSCWP essentially has two purposes: a full-page cache for your site’s dynamically-generated pages and a site-optimization plugin. Most people who install LSCache do so for the caching functions, and the rest is just the icing on the cake. Please ...

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By Dennis Nind

June 30, 2023

How to view enable and view errors on a WordPress installation (WP_DEBUG)

When adding custom code such as PHP or JavaScript, there are times when you may need to find any possible errors in your code. When enabled, WordPress debug will log any errors detected on your site. This can be key to finding the source of an iss...

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By Dennis Nind

July 5, 2023

How to Create User Accounts on DirectAdmin

To create accounts for your clients in DirectAdmin as a Reseller, you need to follow these steps: First, ensure that you are accessing DirectAdmin as a reseller. Click on the 'List Users' tool on the home page of the interface under the 'Account M...

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By Dennis Nind

July 3, 2023

JetBackup - How to create 'Snapshot Backups'

Backups are taken of all accounts on our shared and reseller services daily. However, we do understand there are certain scenarios where you may wish to take a backup prior to making significant changes. In those cases, we would always recommend u...

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By Dennis Nind

July 3, 2023

What are 'mixed content' errors and how do I resolve them?

What are 'Mixed Content' Errors? 'Mixed Content' errors occur when a secure HTTPS webpage is trying to load resources, such as images, videos, stylesheets or scripts, over an insecure HTTP connection. This can pose a security risk as the insecure ...

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By Dennis Nind

July 3, 2023

How to change your PHP Version and PHP Settings

At Brixly, we strive to provide you with the flexibility and control you need to optimize your website's performance. One way we do this is by allowing you to change your PHP version and settings directly from your cPanel account. This guide will ...

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By Dennis Nind

July 3, 2023

Understanding and Resolving the 503 Error: Resource Limit Reached

A 503 error is a server-side response code that indicates the server is temporarily unable to handle the request. This can occur for a variety of reasons, but in the context of a web hosting environment, it often suggests that the account is hitti...

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By Dennis Nind

July 3, 2023

PHP 500 Errors and How to Resolve Them

PHP 500 errors, also known as "Internal Server Errors," can be a common occurrence when working with web applications. These errors are typically not server-related issues but are usually caused by issues within the code of the application. This g...

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By Dennis Nind

July 3, 2023

How to create a WordPress Staging Site with Softaculous

Staging environments are crucial for website development and maintenance. They provide a safe space where you can test changes and updates without affecting your live website. This guide will walk you through how to create and manage a WordPress s...

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By Dennis Nind

July 3, 2023

Migrating a WordPress Site from Another Host Using Softaculous Remote Import

Migrating a WordPress site from a remote server to your Brixly hosting account can be a daunting task, especially if you're not familiar with the process. However, with Softaculous, a powerful tool available in your cPanel, this process can be sim...

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By Dennis Nind

July 3, 2023

How to Configure WordPress to use SMTP for Sending Emails

Sending emails from WordPress is a crucial function that powers everything from admin notifications to password resets. By default, WordPress uses the PHP mail function to send emails. However, this method is not always reliable and can result in ...

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By Dennis Nind

July 3, 2023

Forcing HTTPS:// Redirection for Your Website

There are several methods to force HTTPS:// on your website, depending on your setup and preferences. Here are three commonly used approaches: Using a WordPress Plugin (Really Simple SSL): In your WordPress Dashboard, go to the Plugins section. Cl...

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By Dennis Nind

July 3, 2023

DirectAdmin - How to enable SpamExperts for your domain

To enable SpamExperts for a domain on DirectAdmin, first sign into the reseller account for the domain and navigate to: DirectAdmin -> Professional Spam Filter For each domain you want to include, click 'toggle protection': Please note if the doma...

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By Dennis Nind

July 3, 2023