How to change the SSH port of your Linux server

This article is for those who are concerned about their server’s security. You can try to change the SSH port as an additional layer to strengthen the security of your server. Therefore, changing the default SSH port (22) to something else will make it hard to guess for the hackers. You need to follow a […]

How to install and configure NGINX, MariaDB, PHP-FPM v7 (LEMP stack) on CentOS 7

This article is about how to install LEMP stack on your hosting. LEMP stack is a set of open source software that enables the hosting to serve dynamic web pages. LEMP stands for Linux OS, NGINX (pronounced as ENGINX), MySQL database, and PHP. LEMP stack on a dedicated/VPS server is very popular. In this article, […]

HTTP Status Codes for RESTful APIs

All the HTTP status codes are a part of the HTTP/1.1 standard. The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) maintains the official registry of the HTTP status codes. HTTP status codes are the response codes supplied by the web servers against any HTTP request. These codes are 3-digit integer values where the first digit of the […]

Composer and Packagist – PHP Dependency Management Tool

Composer is an application-level PHP dependency management tool. It will seamlessly install and update the packages that you declare as your PHP project’s dependencies. Composer pulls the latest packages from the PHP package repository, Packagist. However, it is not a package manager. Nils Adermann and Jordi Boggiano have developed the tool and first released it […]

How to install and configure Apache2, MariaDB, PHP-FPM v7 (LAMP stack) along with NGINX reverse proxy and Varnish cache on Ubuntu 16.04

I’m a technology enthusiast! So I always try to keep myself up to date with the latest technology trends and happenings. I came to know that having NGINX as a reverse proxy for Apache, improves the performance of the websites. So I decided to give it a try. I have configured many web servers earlier […]