File Manager vs FTP

What is cPanel File Manager? cPanel File Manager is a web interface where your entire site’s information, including, images, documents, 404 pages, are organized into folders.  It is a quick and easy way to manage, navigate and edit your files. File Manager vs. FTP? Well… Nearly anything you need to do with your files can…

How do I Make My Site Faster?

Tips and Tricks for Speeding up your Website One of the most common questions we hear is “How do I make my site faster?” And yes, making sure your site loads fast is important for your visitors experience on the site. According to Akamai, nearly half of visitors will leave if the site’s not loaded…

Common Reasons for a Slow Website

If your website is loading slowly, there could be a number of reasons causing the delay in your load times. A site that’s loading slow or not running very smoothly can not only be frustrating, but it can also have a devastating effect if your site is business related. Visitors can get frustrated and leave,…

Blank White Screen (White Screen of Death)

What causes a blank white screen (White screen of death)? If your site is suddenly just a blank white screen, it’s likely due to a plugin, theme or database error. More specifically, you’ve probably run out of memory because a plugin or theme is poorly coded and trying to use too many resources on your…

HTTP Error Codes

The two main (and common) http error status codes, or error codes, we’ll look at here are 400 and 500.   500 internal service error A 500 error often will say something similar to this:   Internal Server Error The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your request. Please…

404 Error Page not Found

What causes a 404 error page not found? The most common cause for a 404 error is the page has been taken down or moved to a new URL – it’s simply a dead link. But there are other circumstances that could lead to 404 errors, as well. The URL of the link you’re trying…

Application Cannot Connect to Database

What causes an application cannot connect to database error? There are several things that could cause an application cannot connect to database error. It means for some reason, the PHP code isn’t able to retrieve information from the database where everything is stored. You may be using the wrong database name, the wrong username/password, the…

HTTP Error 403 – Forbidden

How do I fix a HTTP error 403 – forbidden? To fix an HTTP error 403, you should first look at the URL and make sure it’s a proper URL directing you to a specific page. If it’s trying to direct you to a directory or folder within the site then you’ll usually get this…

500 Internal Server Error

The Problem: 500 Internal Server Error Help This error normally will look something like this:   Internal Server Error The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your request. Please contact the server administrator, webmaster@example.com and inform them of the time the error occurred, and anything you might have done…