Our topic today is IP addresses – we are going to take a quick look at one of the essential website elements and answer some of the industry’s most common questions.
Many people believe that when their website is running slow, the reason is most probably the web server. It makes sense, as your provider’s hardware and software setup can greatly influence site speeds, both in a positive and negative way.
Why is my website loading so slowly? Every site owner fears asking that question. Is the server slow, or there is something wrong with the website’s code, which is causing the sluggishness? It’s hard to answer those questions if you don’t have enough experience dealing with websites and troubleshooting certain problems. In such cases, your developer, system administrator, or web hosting provider are the ones who can best help pinpoint the issue and help you optimize the website to perfection. This article will show you the most common reasons for slow load sites. We will also throw in some useful tips to help you tackle this issue with minimum effort.
Glance at the address bar of your browser, and you’ll see a padlock icon. You’ll also see that our website is loaded through the HTTPS protocol. This means that ScalaHosting.com has a valid SSL certificate.
According to the latest statistics, over 81% of online consumers purchase products and services based on trust. When shopping for a TV, for example, you are much more likely to choose a Sony or Samsung, instead of an unknown local brand you know nothing about.
SPanel now supports the latest version of the CentOS operating system and today we deployed the first SPanel cloud servers with CentOS 8.
The advantages for web developers and hosting users in CentOS 8 are many. Some of the biggest ones are below.
- Better software management with DNF (Dandified YUM)
- OpenSSL 1.1.1 support which adds TLS 1.3 for better security
- Newer versions of the supported software
- Nftables by default for the firewall of the OS
- Kernel version 4
- Up to 4PB RAM memory support
Even after the implementation of the SShield solution, which blocks 99.998% of known attacks to websites, the R&D department of ScalaHosting kept looking for more ways to speed up client sites and increase their security.
Almost all websites these days use PHP. We figured out that if we make the PHP code execute faster, the website will load faster as well. So we have performed extensive benchmark tests of all available methods for running PHP.
Being a part of the evergrowing technology world, we have all heard of things like websites, servers, domains, web hosting. But what exactly is a server? What does it do? Why do we need one? These are the questions we will try to answer today without getting into too many technicalities.