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Getting Started with SSH and SFTP

SSH and SFTP are two secure ways of getting files onto your server. This series will guide you...

Getting Started with SSL

This tutorial series will show you how to set up SSL for your apps while explaining how SSL and...

How Many Apps Can I Run on My Server?

Numerous factors can determine how many apps you can run on your size server. The most important...

How to Change PHP Settings

You can change PHP settings for your apps by creating a file named .user.ini in your app's web...

How to Create a Database

Many PHP apps require a MySQL database to function, and these databases can be created quickly in...

How to Create a Strong Password

The strength of your password is one of the most important factors in determining the ability of...

How to Create an App

ServerPilot makes it easy to create PHP apps and manually install them onto your server using...

How to Migrate an App

These instructions show you how to migrate an existing website from a shared host to a server...

How to Preview Apps before They Are Live

When migrating a website to a new server, you usually want to view the website before changing...

How to Run Apps under Different System Users

By default, applications are deployed under the serverpilot user. If you sign up for the Plus...

How to Set the Default App

The default app (sometimes called the default site) is the app that will be used for any web...

Understanding Your Different Usernames and Passwords

Each of your username/password combinations has a different function when it comes to your...

What Are Apps?

Apps are your web applications. Sometimes people call apps "websites." Supported Languages...

What Is SFTP?

There are two ways to get files onto your server: SSH and SFTP. We recommend SFTP instead of SSH...

What Is SSH?

In some of our advanced tutorials, you'll notice we ask you to SSH in to your server. SSH, or...

What Is SSL?

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and its successor, Transport Layer Security (TLS), are protocols used...

What Is a .htaccess File?

A .htaccess file allows you to control the behavior of the Apache web server through safe and...