How to Access the Web Server Command Line Through cPanel

WARNING: Excercise caution when accessing your account via the command line. Incorrect or incorrectly used commands can permanently change or delete permissions and files. If you do not have command line experience or are uncertain about a command, we suggest exploring alternatives to using the command line. GreenGeeks provides SSH access to your website server, […]

Read More

What Is Let’s Encrypt?

Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated SSL certificate authority (CA) that is run for the public’s benefit by the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG). Let’s Encrypt allows website owners to enable HTTPS (SSL/TLS) on their websites free of charge. GreenGeeks provisions Let’s Encrypt Wildcard SSL certificates only. This certificate applies to any and all of […]

Read More

How Does Resource Usage Affect My Website?

On shared web hosting accounts, customers share resources and servers. While most resources are plentiful and likely won’t be negatively impacted by even the busiest websites, there are some resources that are more limited. When one website consumes or monopolizes resources which are limited, it can negatively impact overall server performance, so we have usage […]

Read More

Secure Password Generator

Using complex, random passwords that are not based on dictionary words is the best security step you can take. Each time this page is refreshed, it will randomly generate a number of secure passwords that you can copy and paste. Mixed Characters Good for cPanel, FTP, MySQL, and general-use passwords. Best practice is to use […]

Read More