How to get started with Git

Applies to:WordPress Hosting Difficulty:Easy Time Needed:10 minutes Introduction With WordPress Hosting, you can use version control systems including Git and SVN to manage your website files. Please note: To use Git, you need to ensure FTP is unlocked. For help on how to use FTP Lock, please read ‘How to lock and unlock FTP access’. How to […]

Schedules, Events and Crons

Applies to:WordPress Hosting Introduction WordPress has the ability to schedule posts and to run activities in the background or at specific times for example checking if plugin needs updating. Plugins and even themes can also add events into the WordPress scheduler to run background, for example getting information from a third party site every day. […]

WordPress Backup Plugins

Applies to:WordPress Hosting Introduction Your WordPress Hosting is backed up daily by 34SP.com, however we always recommend that you take your own backups. The following plugins and services have been tested by 34SP.com staff. This is not an exhaustive list of WordPress plugins and services that can back your site up. Tips for backing up […]

How to manage snapshots

Applies to:Professional HostingProfessional HostingUniversal HostingReseller HostingWordPress Hosting Difficulty:Easy Time Needed:5 minutes Introduction This is a quick step-by-step walkthrough for creating, restoring and deleting snapshots via the 34SP.com Control Panel. Snapshots is a feature created so that you can manage and restore backups of your site with minimal fuss. Snapshots do not replace our internal backup […]

How to install a Lets Encrypt SSL certificate

Applies to:Professional HostingUniversal HostingWordPress Hosting Difficulty:Easy Time Needed:10 minutes Introduction This is a quick step-by-step walkthrough for installing a Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate via the 34SP.com Control Panel. Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates are free to setup and install. For more details please see letsencrypt.org. Please note: To install a Let’s Encrypt certificate via the method below, your […]

How to force HTTPS using the htaccess file

Applies to:Professional HostingUniversal HostingReseller Hosting Difficulty:Easy Time Needed:10 minutes Introduction This is a quick step-by-step walkthrough for forcing your site to load via HTTPS, instead of HTTP. We recommend all websites relying on SSL encryption take these steps to guarantee your website traffic is using an encrypted connection. How to force HTTPS using the .htaccess […]

How to manage your email addresses

Applies to:Professional HostingUniversal HostingWordPress Hosting Difficulty:Easy Time Needed:5 minutes Introduction This is a quick step-by-step guide to editing, adding and removing email addresses via the 34SP.com Control Panel. Managing email addresses STEP 1Login to your account Firstly, you’ll need to login to your 34SP.com account at https://account.34sp.com. STEP 2Choose ‘Manage Sites’ Once you have logged in, […]

How to activate DKIM signing

Applies to:Professional HostingUniversal HostingWordPress Hosting Difficulty:Easy Time Needed:5 minutes Introduction This is a quick step-by-step walkthrough for enabling DKIM signing via the 34SP.com Control Panel. DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) is a protocol that allows an organisation to take responsibility for sending email, that can be verified by mailbox providers using cryptographic authentication. Setting up DKIM […]

How to manage domain aliases

Applies to:Professional HostingUniversal HostingWordPress Hosting Difficulty:Easy Time Needed:10 minutes Introduction This is a quick step-by-step guide to viewing, adding and removing domain aliases via the 34SP.com Control Panel. Managing aliases STEP 1Login to your account Firstly, you’ll need to login to your 34SP.com account at https://account.34sp.com. STEP 2Choose ‘Manage Sites’ Once you have logged in, click […]