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How to Change the PHP Handler on a Linux Server or VPS with cPanel

This article covers how to change the PHP handler on a Linux VPS or dedicated server running cPanel/WHM. The instructions below require root-level access to the WHM admin panel. The PHP handler is the software that Apache uses to implement PHP. The different choices can have effects on the performance, and security, of your server. For […]

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Installing Memcache on cPanel server or VPS to Improve Page Speeds

Memcache is one of several different caching methods available for Apache/PHP web servers. It is designed to speed up websites and web apps, especially those utilizing databases, by caching frequently-accessed data and objects in RAM for quicker access. Installing Memcache on a cPanel server or cPanel VPS is a simple, and effective way to begin optimizing […]

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How to Hide Apache and PHP Version in HTTP Headers (Linux VPS/Server)

In this security-related guide, we will show you how to disable Apache and PHP versions from being disclosed in HTTP headers. While not a security threat itself, by default Apache sends version info about the software running on the server in every HTTP header. An “investigative user” could use this information to determine that your server […]

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