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Nov 25, 2022
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Setting up a reverse proxy
Nov 25, 2022
Setting up a reverse proxy

A reverse proxy server is a kind of proxy server that broadcasts client requests from an external network to one or more servers located within the internal network. In the following article, we will tell you what it's for and how to configure it if necessary using the example of the Nginx web server.

How to install a stub site on a server
Nov 25, 2022
How to install a stub site on a server

When renting a virtual server, you may encounter a situation where your IP has already been used by someone else. It may have hosted sites, probably had some domains linked to it, or mirrors. When the IP address is assigned to a new server, you might inherit some surprises when a third-party domain is bound to the IP, the web server will receive requests for which there are no settings on the server. The consequence of this will become a problem with the ranking, as search engines will consider these domains copies of your site.

How to glue domains correctly
Nov 17, 2022
How to glue domains correctly

Domain gluing refers to the procedure of combining two or more domain names within the index bases of search engines. One domain will be the main one and all other domains will be its mirrors. More about what is a mirror site, and why it is needed, you can read in our other material.

Why do I need to use a website mirror
Nov 17, 2022
Why do I need to use a website mirror

A mirror of a website is a copy of it, which may have minor differences from the original. The resource is placed at a different URL, but in fact, the content of both web resources will be identical, except for minor differences. Below we will tell you why it is necessary and what problems the developer may encounter.

What is cross-browser and how to achieve it
Nov 17, 2022
What is cross-browser and how to achieve it

There are several dozen popular browsers, all built on different engines and differing both in interface and in the arsenal of available features. As a rule, the "lighter" the browser is, the faster it works and consumes fewer system resources. Therefore, many developers are trying to optimize their products as much as possible, making them as light and sleek as possible.

How the choice of domain affects the future of SEO
Nov 17, 2022
How the choice of domain affects the future of SEO

The domain is the most important element of the Internet identity. It should be simple and memorable so that a visitor to the site after some time can easily remember where they saw a particular product, service, or interesting article. It is important that the domain name is clearly associated with the nature of your site. But what does all this have to do with SEO promotion? Is there a correlation? Let's talk about it in this article, but first, for simplicity and clarity, let's define the key terminology:

How to increase traffic to your website
Nov 17, 2022
How to increase traffic to your website

A website may have a gorgeous design, it may be filled to the brim with informative and entertaining content, but this does not guarantee high traffic. As practice shows, to increase traffic it is necessary to use various tools that are designed to increase the position of the site in the search results and make it more attractive to visitors. In this article we will tell you how to increase traffic and what you should do to maintain positive dynamics of traffic growth.

What to do if the site is inaccessible
Nov 17, 2022
What to do if the site is inaccessible

The site is unavailable – it is a rare but unpleasant error, which can occur for a number of reasons. Below we will consider how to diagnose and correct the situation with the help of handy tools, software, and utilities.

What is IPS/IDS and where it is used
Nov 9, 2022
What is IPS/IDS and where it is used

IDS / IPS (Intrusion Detection and Prevention System) are software or hardware intrusion detection and prevention systems that provide network and computer security. An IDS is a passive detection system that analyzes all traffic in real-time and reports possible threats if necessary. It does not modify network data packets in any way and does not affect the network infrastructure, while IPS is able to prevent the delivery of packages in the same way as a firewall does.