CSF or Config Server Firewall is an essential firewall that every VPS should have in order to protect the server from being bombarded by thousands of malicious bots. The bots do various nefarious activities such as ‘port scanning’ (looking for which ports are open and vulnerable for intrusion), ‘Brute force login’ (guessing various combinations of username and password) etc
Here is a review of a Scaleway VPS in comparison to a Linode VPS. I moved from a 2GB Linode VPS to 8GB Scaleway VPS for the same price. I have reviewed both VPS
This guide is a ready reckoner on how to install Centminmod auto installer script, change the mysql password, change wordpress configuration for permalinks to work, enable CSF firewall blocklists, deleting sites etc
The process of moving a website from blogger or blogspot to a self-operated wordpress site is very simple. All that one has to do is take a backup of the posts from blogger from settings > Other > import & backup. Clicking the ‘Backup Content’ button downloads a xml file of all the posts made on blogger. Thereafter, it is a simple matter of uploading these posts to the wordpress site using the Blogger importer tool at Dashboard > Tools > Import > Blogger.