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August 30, 2020

CDN services are an excellent compliment to low end hosting packages/VPSs, effectively mitigating your server's inability to handle large spikes in visitor traffic by serving static files for you. Fortunately, in 2020, many providers offer a free tier of their services!

August 27, 2020

Sometimes, you may want to redirect an entire domain. This normally entails setting up "URL forwarding" with your registrar or configuring NS or A records to point to a server where you can configure the redirections yourself. Fortunately, there's a more efficient way of doing this.

August 26, 2020

The cron utility plays an important role in automating tasks in many situations. You'd be forgiven for thinking that without access to this utility your only option is to run the task manually, luckily it's possible to run some of these tasks without using cron at all. How? By repurposing your monitoring software!

August 24, 2020