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Cloning a WordPress Site for Staging
Method 2 | Using WP-CLI and the Terminal

Cloning a WordPress Site for Staging <br> Method 2 | Using WP-CLI and the Terminal

In the previous tutorial we mentioned that cloning a WordPress staging site is one of those necessary tasks when you’re working in WordPress development. We then used the RunCloud Backup system, alongside the RunCloud File Manager and WP-CLI, to clone our staging site from production. If you haven’t seen that tutorial yet, you can find …

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Cloning a WordPress Site for Staging
Method 1 | Using RunCloud Backups and WP-CLI

Cloning a WordPress Site for Staging <br> Method 1 | Using RunCloud Backups and WP-CLI

Cloning a WordPress staging site is one of those necessary tasks when you’re working at a professional level in WordPress development. It is a good idea to use a workflow that includes local development, alongside online staging and production sites. In today’s tutorial, we are going to use the RunCloud Backup System to clone a …

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​How to Use SFTP with FileZilla to Securely Transfer Files on RunCloud

​How to Use SFTP with FileZilla to Securely Transfer Files on RunCloud

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use SFTP with FileZilla to securely transfer and manage files on RunCloud server. FTP is not secure FTP (File Transfer Protocol) uses clear text for all transmissions. Anyone is able to read the FTP usernames, passwords, commands and data by packet capture (sniffing) on the network. By …

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An introduction to WP-CLI

An introduction to WP-CLI

Command Line Interfaces (CLI’s) are a developer’s best friend. WP-CLI, the WordPress Command Line Interface (WP-CLI) is an indispensible component of any serious WordPress developers toolkit. If you are a developer working in the WordPress ecosystem and managing dozens of WordPress sites (or more), you can drastically reduce your workload, whilst increasing your efficiency and …

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Creating a Superuser on your RunCloud managed servers

Creating a Superuser on your RunCloud managed servers

In this short tutorial we are going to create a superuser on our RunCloud managed servers. RunCloud is a powerful tool that makes managing your servers incredibly easy, but it can’t do everything (yet). Sometimes we will still need to log in to our servers to perform administrative tasks, or issue other commands that require …

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Spectre and Meltdown, what should RunCloud users do?

Spectre and Meltdown, what should RunCloud users do?

The Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities have sent shockwaves through the tech world in the past few weeks, but what exactly are they? Spectre and Meltdown are both exploits caused by critical vulnerabilities in the modern processor. These exploits allow an attacker to steal and gain information that is stored in memory. At this moment, we …

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How To Use SSH Keys with PuTTY on RunCloud

How To Use SSH Keys with PuTTY on RunCloud

SSH keys are more secure than passwords and can help you log in without having to remember long passwords. With RunCloud you can easily add your ssh key to your server. If you are running an *NIX type OS such as MacOS or any Linux distro, ssh is already included with your OS. You can …

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4 Quick Steps To Backup Web Applications Easily with RunCloud

4 Quick Steps To Backup Web Applications Easily with RunCloud

This tutorial will show you just how easy it is to backup web applications with RunCloud. You should always prepare for the worst case scenario whenever you deploy a web application. Of course you are careful, you have your security precautions in place. Your server is hardened and your code carefully crafted. Even still, you …

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NGINX Caching Tutorial for WordPress

NGINX Caching Tutorial for WordPress

In this tutorial we will show you how to take advantage of Nginx caching to speed up your WordPress web application. Nginx Caching vs Varnish Caching Varnish is an HTTP Accelerator software that is often used by DevOps and Sysadmins in optimizations to their web server setups. What many people don’t know however, is that …

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Introducing Yearly Pro Plan and Telegram Notification

Introducing Yearly Pro Plan and Telegram Notification

Yearly Pro Plan We have been asked by many of our customers, “Hey, do you have any yearly plan?”, “Any plan to add yearly payment?”, “Can I pay this yearly?” and many other questions asking about Yearly Pro Plan. It is not we don’t want to do this early, but many constrain that need to …

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