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Bash script to suspend all of a reseller's cPanel accounts

Simple Bash script to suspend all of a reseller’s user accounts on a cPanel web server. It gets an accurate list of the reseller user’s sub-accounts on the cPanel server, and suspends each of them.

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WordPress 4.2.1 Security Release

WordPress 4.2.1 is now available. This is a critical security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. A few hours ago, the WordPress team was made aware of a cross-site scripting vulnerability, which could enable commenters to compromise a site. The vulnerability was discovered by Jouko Pynnönen. […] Continue Reading

Google announces the death of your website in 2015

Google has publicly disclosed that any websites that are not mobile-friendly will fall prey to the new ranking algorithm starting April 21, 2015. Not only will websites that are not mobile-friendly suffer a penalty, but sites that are responsive and mobile-friendly will receive a boost. This means that while you’re sipping your coffee the morning of April 21st, your website will be getting slaughtered somewhere else.

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Cleaning up your /boot partition

Sometimes, your /boot partition will become large, and near its limit. This is often caused by old kernels being left on your system. The following steps should help to get that cleaned up safely, and hopefully reduce the size of your boot partition. This will keep the latest two kernels on your system, and remove the others.

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Bash script to fix permissions on a cPanel web server

Colin at ServInt created it. Boom Shadow modified it. Now I’ve enhanced it to do more.

This version is exactly the same as Boom Shadow’s version, however, I’ve modified it to support additional /home directories so that permissions extend beyond just the default /home directory.

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