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Common WordPress Cloudflare WAF (Web Application Firewall) Rules

Introduction If you’re using Cloudflare’s WAF, then you’ve probably got a good amount of rules already setup or maybe just one. The following article provides a number of common Cloudflare WAF (Web Application Firewall) rules that you can use on your site. Please Read Before you Deploy Any WAF Rules…
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Inside Cloudflare’s Power Outage Ordeal: My Take on the Unprecedented Two-Day Service Challenge at the Main Data Center

Introduction On Thursday, November 2nd, 2023, at 11:43 UTC, Cloudflare had an outage that affected several of their services, either completely offline or partially operational. Overall, you couldn’t change the configuration of Cloudflare services, access the Cloudflare Dashboard or API, or view analytics or logs. For example, there were no…
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Why should you use sudo?

Introduction There was a question on the popular GridPane Facebook Group asking about login in as the system user for each site when setting up cronjobs. The discussion then proceeded to use sudo versus logging in as root. What’s sudo? Here’s a good explanation from the first return on google.com…
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Cloudflare Recommended Settings and Caveats

Introduction The following article stemmed from a Facebook post in which Alexander van Aken posted his recommendations for Cloudflare settings. I’ve updated those to define where the settings are located correctly and any caveats you might run into. DNS DNSSEC -> Enabled No caveats at this time. SSL/TLS Overview SSL/TLS…
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WP-CLI Doctor Command: An Essential Tool for WordPress Troubleshooting

Introduction The WP-CLI Doctor Command is a powerful tool that helps diagnose and troubleshoot issues with your WordPress site. It performs a series of checks and offers recommendations to help you identify and resolve problems, including outdated plugins and themes, server configuration issues, and more. In this article, we’ll explore…
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Running Cyberpanel in a Docker Image

Introduction The following article will detail how you can run CyberPanel in a docker container. Installing Cyberpanel in Docker I haven’t started this article, so please check back. CyberPanel Forum Post The following was posted on the Cyberpanel forum and was taken down, I scrapped it from archive.org qtwrk March…
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Cleaning out WordPress Crons

Introduction If you ever wondered if there is a need to clean out your WordPress crons, you’d be correct. Sometimes, WordPress crons are leftover from previous plugins due to several situations. But how do you clean them out? You can go one by one and figure out which cron belongs…
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