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Company news, WordPress tutorials & valuable SEO studies.

Below are various articles written for our blog covering all kinds of tips in regard to WordPress, LEMP servers, digital marketing, business discussions, and more. The main categories are News, Tutorials, Snippets, LEMP, SEO, and Business.

How to Setup FastCGI Caching on Nginx Servers

A few years back, it had already become apparent that Nginx was the brave new king of web servers, due to its impressive simplicity and ability to scale with ease. One of its most attractive features, however, was its ability to act as a “reverse proxy” either in front of an Apache server, or even […]

My Friend’s Blog: Zero to 33,000 Uniques in 1 Year

I typically cherish the utmost in privacy when it comes to personal life. However, recently someone close to me achieved such an impressive amount of free web traffic without spending a dime that I simply had to share their experience! Toward the end of 2015, I had finally convinced “her” to launch a blog and […]

NEW SERVICE: Dedicated SSL Boosts Reputation

Yet another new service announced at LittleBizzy this year as we roll out dedicated SSL certificates today. The truth is that, despite tons of talk regarding SSL in the past few years, the topic is still a big source of confusion among website owners and developers, and thus continues to be one of the biggest […]

NEW PLUGIN: Server Status Is A Dev’s Best Friend

LittleBizzy is officially in the WordPress plugin business. It’s true! Today we are happy to announce our very first FREE plugin, Server Status, that is already installed on all our client servers (as of the last 48 hours). It has joined the ranks of our Must Use plugins for LittleBizzy because of its ability to […]

How To Connect Via SFTP Within An SSH Client

Perhaps one of the least known tricks in migrating a website or a bunch of files to a new server is the ability to connect to a remote server via SFTP while inside of an active SSH session. The reason this is so handy is because many times a customer doesn’t have SSH access to […]

New Vultr Partnership = 9 More Datacenter Options

It has been a while without a blog post, and we are crazy excited to announce that LittleBizzy has partnered up with Vultr, a fast-growing cloud VPS company, in order to launch a whopping NINE new datacenter options for our clients. This new relationship, put together with our current DigitalOcean cloud network, increases our current […]

LEMP Server Update + Upgrade (Cron) Bash Script

One of the most important things to do as a server administrator (“sysadmin”) is keeping the software that is installed on your machine updated and regularly patched for any security issues. Typically, on any Ubuntu server this is done by simply logging in via SSH several times a year (or after any urgent patch is […]

WordPress Plugins Automatic Update Shell Script

Updating WordPress plugins can be a HUGE hassle. Indeed, most webmasters are only aware of their ability to manually click the “Update” link next to various plugins in their WP Admin control panel, and aren’t even aware of other more automated options such as the free Easy Updates Manager plugin, among others. But there’s an […]

Preferred Domain Redirects (HTTP, HTTPS, www)

Configuring a “preferred” domain is probably one of the most common questions I’ve seen during my years as a WordPress and SEO consult, and it’s also one of the most poorly executed by website owners and web developers alike. Recall The 4 Possible Domain Variations The first step here is to understand all the possible […]

We Won’t Install PHP7 On Ubuntu 14.04 Servers

Several clients and people in the WordPress community can’t stop asking us if/when we are going to be offering PHP7 as part of our managed hosting services. Despite our sheer excitement over the newest versions of PHP, the answer, at least for the time being, is simply NOT YET, and this is due to our […]