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How to install PHP extensions on Linux
Jul 4, 2022
How to install PHP extensions on Linux

During the initial configuration of the server, one of the most important steps is the installation of PHP extensions – they are needed for most CMS, including the popular WordPress, Magento, and Laravel. In this article, we will tell you which PHP scripts must be installed and how to do it through the console. We will install it on Ubuntu 20.04, but the syntax of the commands described below can be adapted to any other Linux system.



Transferring an HTML site to WordPress
Jul 4, 2022
Transferring an HTML site to WordPress

Sites manually written in HTML are characterized by increased performance and stability. Of course, provided that an experienced and attentive IT specialist writes the code. Such a site is ideal for placing static and materials in small volumes when it is not supposed to make regular changes to the content. HTML sites do not have a control panel, and web pages are edited manually – this creates certain inconveniences for "dynamic" projects, such as online stores, online service storefronts, news sites, etc.

How to set up VPN (L2TP/IPsec) for Windows 10
Jul 1, 2022
How to set up VPN (L2TP/IPsec) for Windows 10

The era of the free Internet is coming to an end – governments of different countries are gradually establishing control over providers in order to restrict citizens' access to certain sites. When it comes to criminal and immoral content that can really harm society, such restrictions are justified. But in recent years, cases of blocking sites for ridiculous reasons have become more frequent – for example, because the domain belongs to an unfriendly state.

Linux OS Management Commands
Jul 1, 2022
Linux OS Management Commands

When it comes to Linux, most people immediately recall the famous meme from the cult movie "The Hangover", in which Zach Galifianakis appears surrounded by complex mathematical formulas. As if only the chosen ones were able to master the art of Linux management, and for ordinary mortals, this is something incomprehensible. By "the chosen ones" we mean bearded programmers who are able to sort an array with random numbers using the "bubble" method with one eye, and who are able to count linear algorithms in their minds.

CDN: what is it and why is it needed
Jul 1, 2022
CDN: what is it and why is it needed

CDN (Content Delivery Network) is a geographically distributed network infrastructure created to optimize the delivery and distribution of data to the end user – you and me.

Partnership announcement with Keitaro.io
Jun 29, 2022
Partnership announcement with Keitaro.io

Hi! HostZealot team would like to introduce you to our new partner Keitaro.io

How to choose a CMS in 2022: TOP 5 best CMS
Jun 21, 2022
How to choose a CMS in 2022: TOP 5 best CMS

You can develop websites in different ways, from manually writing code to collecting ready-made templates using designers. Now almost no one creates handwritten websites, because it is expensive and difficult. At the same time, with the help of designers, you can quickly build a good and stable website that will fully perform its functions. In this article, we will talk about the top ten CMS that greatly simplify the creation, editing and management of website content.

What is NAT
Jun 21, 2022
What is NAT

Network Address Translation, abbreviated as NAT, is a network address translation mechanism necessary for the full functioning of the Internet formed by unified computer networks under the control of the TCP/IP protocol. The key problem that NAT solves is the shortage of IP addresses, which was predicted back in the 2000s. The IPv4 Internet protocol allows you to create approximately 4.3 billion addresses, and if in the 80s of the last century this was enough, today the figure looks quite ridiculous.

What is unlimited hosting: pros and cons
Jun 21, 2022
What is unlimited hosting: pros and cons

Without adequate hosting, it is impossible to ensure the normal operation of sites and other projects that are accessed remotely. The quality of hosting depends on how stable the site will work, how fast it will load. And the faster the server will exchange data with visitors, the better – including for ranking the site by search engines. Both Google, Yahoo!, and any other search engine try to bring those websites that load quickly and with minimal ping to the TOP for key queries. That is why it is so important to rent a server closer to the region where your target audience lives.

cPanel or Vesta: what to choose
Jun 21, 2022
cPanel or Vesta: what to choose

In this article, we will compare cPanel in detail and Vesta are the two most popular control panels under Linux OS. Let's consider their advantages, disadvantages and specifics, which will allow you to more consciously decide which one to use.