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RunCloud Now Supports PHP 7.3

RunCloud Now Supports PHP 7.3

Good news everybody! RunCloud now supports the newly-released PHP 7.3 version. But before that, you need to make sure that the RunCloud agent is updated to 2.1.6 in order to be able to deploy PHP 7.3 to your servers. Head to your RunCloud server dashboard and look for the server Summary details.  Agent version updated …

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PHP authentication with OAuth/SAML/OpenID, explore which solution to use and when.

PHP authentication with OAuth/SAML/OpenID, explore which solution to use and when.

Nowadays, across the web, it is common practice for websites to allow users the choice to login in to applications using their existing Facebook, Google, or Twitter accounts, instead of registering a new account. This authentication method utilizes a Federated Identity, and has been gaining popularity due to the fact that users simply do not …

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Looking for an alternative to phpMyAdmin? Look no further…

Looking for an alternative to phpMyAdmin? Look no further…

Most small to medium-sized web sites and web applications use MySQL as the database of choice for back-end storage. In fact, many of the world’s largest and fastest-growing organizations, including Facebook, Google, and Adobe rely on the stability and maturity of MySQL to power their high-volume web sites, business-critical systems and packaged Software as a …

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Retrieve your root password and other invaluable MySQL commands.

Retrieve your root password and other invaluable MySQL commands.

RunCloud uses MariaDB, an enhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL, as a database. MariaDB is a community-driven package by the original developers of MySQL, with the promise of future compatibility, hence, terminal commands and software tools for MySQL database can be used for MariaDB as well. On RunCloud, there are a few ways to manage your …

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Why Authentication Using SSH Public Key is Better than Using Password and How Do They Work?

Why Authentication Using SSH Public Key is Better than Using Password and How Do They Work?

What is SSH? SSH, or Secure Shell, is a network protocol that allows users to remotely manage their servers or computers over the Internet, in which the communication between the two machines are strongly encrypted and protected from being eavesdropped. The user runs a client on his or her machine and the network connection carries …

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Top 5 PHP Frameworks in 2018 / 2019

Top 5 PHP Frameworks in 2018 / 2019

Congratulations on choosing PHP to be your language of choice for your server-side programming, instead of others such as Java, Python, Ruby, C++, Perl, GO, Node/Javascript etc. Your choice could have been influenced by any number of reasons, including but not limited to PHP being free, open source, with a highly active community around it, …

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What is Laravel and How to use it with RunCloud

What is Laravel and How to use it with RunCloud

One can imagine the decision process that has finally brought you here. It all started with you wanting to build a website or maybe a web application that sits on a server, whether it is a dedicated server, virtual private server (VPS) or cloud server. So you did your research on which server side programming language …

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Run Multiple WordPress Sites On The CLOUD with RunCloud

Run Multiple WordPress Sites On The CLOUD with RunCloud

WordPress or better known as WP in short amongst its peers, power 30% of websites around the globe and it is the go-to Content Management System (CMS) technologies in the world today! That 30% equates to around 27 Million websites on the entire Internet! This is according to builtwith.com CMS Trends. Therefore, it is of …

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RunCloud Offers Amazing cPanel Alternative to Manage Your VPS – Free Trial!

RunCloud Offers Amazing cPanel Alternative to Manage Your VPS – Free Trial!

If you have a website, you would most probably have encountered cPanel. It is the default control panel for shared hosting that most of us start off our digital journey on. But you might someday need to move away from shared hosting. Perhaps you are hitting the limits of your shared server due to your …

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6 Reasons Why RunCloud Rocks Digital Ocean Compared To ServerPilot

6 Reasons Why RunCloud Rocks Digital Ocean Compared To ServerPilot

Even though RunCloud supports a slew of VPS which include major ones like Digital Ocean, Vultr, Linode, AWS, and Google Cloud Platform, to name a few, Digital Ocean seem to be a crowd favourite among the developers as well as their customers, for a few obvious reasons. And once you have made your choice on …

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