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Learn all about how to install, configure, optimize, and extend the popular WordPress blogging platform in this collection of articles.
Learn how to set up a client application to access an e-mail account on an A2 Hosting server. Although this method requires more configuration than using webmail, it also offers more features. This article covers how to set up incoming mail with IMAP or POP3, and outgoing mail with SMTP.
After you have set up and used an SSH client, you can optionally set up SSH keys. You can use SSH keys to set up automated SSH logins, or two-factor authentication for increased security. This article covers how to set up SSH keys on a variety of operating systems.
You can use php.ini files to customize a wide range of PHP settings for your web site. This article covers how to set up your own custom php.ini file.
There are two options for connecting to MySQL databases remotely: setting up an SSH tunnel or setting up a direct connection. This article explores both methods, troubleshooting, and showcases an example of an ODBC connection.
Learn how to run PHP scripts from cron jobs using the PHP command-line interpreter. This method is faster and more efficient than using curl or wget to run a PHP script.