How to Update PHP Version in a LAMP Stack

This article covers: Update PHP in a Lamp Stack Switch PHP version Audiences of this article: Server Admin Install The Latest PHP (7.4 in this case) sudo apt-get install software-properties-common sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y php7.4 Disable old PHP version 7.1 and Enable New version 7.4, then restart Apache and […]

How to Limit Google Place API Auto Complete to Certain Country

This article covers: When using Google Places API, limit the country to Australia in address auto complete suggested results. This feature was used in a Magento 1.9 One Step Checkout. Audiences of this article: Web developers Using the region parameter You may notice in this article, Google has covered how to control your auto complete […]

How to Configure Timezone Properly in A LAMP Stack

This article covers: How to Setup Time Zone on Your Web Server based on LAMP Stack Audiences of this article: LAMP Stack Admin Change Linux Timezone To check timezone in a Linux OS such as Ubuntu: timedatectl The output looks like this: Local time: Fri 2020-04-10 15:10:28 AEST Universal time: Fri 2020-04-10 05:10:28 UTC RTC […]

Update Magento from 2.3.0 to 2.3.4

This article covers: Magento 2.3 file system owner and permission Update to Magento 2.3.4 using Composer Audiences of this article: Magento 2.3 developers Getting Magento 2.3 file and folder permission right One of the most confusing areas about Magento 2 development is getting the file system owner and permission right. Due to a lack of […]

How to Update Magento 2.3 Website URL in MySQL

This article covers: Update Magento 2.3 Base URL in MySQL A culprit of flushing Magento 2 cache in command line Audiences of this article: Magento 2.3 developers Find the rows of base_url in core_config_data Table Both secure and unsecure base_url are located in table core_config_data. If you’re not familiar with core_config_data structure, use MySQL LIKE […]

How to Create the SEO Content Marketing Strategy That You Need

In recent years, when people say digital marketing, the most common perception is heavily reliant on the practice of SEO and content marketing. But as popular as they are, you often read or hear about them discussed separately. It’s like SEO has its own lane, and so does content marketing. But we live in a […]

Learn How To Build Backlinks By Serp.Co

Credit: We’re honored to feature this artcile originally written by Devin Schumacher from SERP Co. You can read the full article here. Backlinks: Rocket fuel for your SEO rankings.  In this article, we will map out every type of backlink that’s worth building, teach you how to build them, and even what order they should […]

Magento eCommerce – Fix your Google Search Console Coverage Server Errors(5xx)

This article covers: How to fix Google Search Console Coverage Server Error (5xx) for Magento stores How to create a large number of 301 redirects with Google Sheet Audiences of this article: Magento stores experiencing indexing/coverage issues, which is likely to be caused by changing product categories This could also apply to other types of […]

How to Stop Search Engine Robots from Creating Magento Session

This article covers: Stop bad bots with Apache Fail2Ban Limit good bot access Stop search engine robots from creating Magento sessions Audiences of this article: Magento stores who are effected by excessive bot traffic and the session files are growing at an alarming rate. Stop Bad Bots with Fail2Ban Excessive bot traffic can act like […]

Why Your Magento Store is Running Slow and How to Improve it

This article covers: Magento 1 performance Possible ways to compromise Magento performance & how to fix Audiences of this article: Magento developers who struggle with Magento performance Magento store owners seeking solution to improve their store speed 1. Too Many Attribute Values Not been able to fully understand Magento EAV while putting too many attribute […]