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Web Technologies

Mailgun is an innovative way to send bulk email from your application. Rackspace Cloud customers are given 50,000 emails every month at no cost. To take advantage of that value and configure your website to send email more...
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As you may have heard, Google is discontinuing Urchin, therefore the Urchin analytics service for Cloud Sites will be phased out.  A popular alternative is the FREE Google Analytics™ web analytics service.  Here is a step-by-step...
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Content Management Systems

WordPress MultiSite, which prior to version 3.0 of WordPress was known as WordPress MultiUser (WPMU), enables you to manage multiple WordPress sites from a single networked WordPress control panel. All of these sites use the same...
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This video is a quick walkthrough of the one-click process for adding WordPress to CloudSites.  If you would rather install Wordpress manually, see our article on Installing WordPress on Cloud Sites.
 
Frequently Asked Questions...
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This article assumes that you have already completed the installation of your WordPress website and database. If you have not completed this, read the following article: Install and Use WordPress.
You can enhance your WordPress...
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WP Super Cache is an available plugin for Wordpress installations to store cached versions of your dynamic PHP pages. Installing WP Super Cache can also reduce the number of compute cycles used by a site since it reduces the load...
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NOTE: This article refers to the Cloud Sites Control Panel. You can access this interface from the Cloud Control Panel by clicking your username in the upper-right corner of the control panel and selecting Cloud Sites Control...
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Linux and PHP

Note: As of Wordpress 3.8, Wordpress employs an SVG logo for the administration page logo, the following fix will also allow this image to properly show.
In order to properly show SVG image types within the Cloud Sites PHP...
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Content Management Systems

This tutorial walks through the process of manually adding an additional WordPress site to an existing WordPress Deployment on Cloud Servers.

Note that in most situations, it's better to create a new WordPress Deployment for...
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This guide provides the following instructions for adding a new node to scale a multinode WordPress environment that was created by using Rackspace Deployments.


Creating the Node
Preparing the New Node
Adding the New Node to...
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Rackspace Orchestration for Cloud Servers simplifies the process of creating a WordPress environment, either as a stand-alone server or in a multiple-server cluster.

This guide covers the process of deploying your servers and...
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Wordpress is a content management system originally developed for blogging, but has beed greatly expanded through widgets, themes and plugins. Complete the following steps to install WordPress on Ubuntu 12.04.
Pre-reqs
Clean...
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Wordpress is a content management system originally developed for blogging, but has been greatly expanded through widgets, themes and plugins. Complete the following steps to install WordPress on a CentOS 5/6.
Pre-reqs
Clean...
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This video is a quick walkthrough of the one-click process for adding WordPress to CloudSites.  If you would rather install Wordpress manually, see our article on Installing WordPress on Cloud Sites.
 
Frequently Asked Questions...
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Content Delivery Network

This tutorial has a lot of images and it will show basic steps on how set up the W3 Total Cache plugin to work with Rackspace Cloud Files / CDN.
This article assumes that you have already completed the installation of your...
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Backups

UpdraftPlus is a WordPress plugin that gives users the ability to automatically back up their sites to Cloud Files. UpdraftPlus saves the backup files as standard (non-proprietary) zip files and the database into an ordinary SQL...
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Performance

This article assumes that you have already completed the installation of your WordPress website and database. If you have not completed this, read the following article: Install and Use WordPress.
You can enhance your WordPress...
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Monitoring and Troubleshooting

As you may have heard, Google is discontinuing Urchin, therefore the Urchin analytics service for Cloud Sites will be phased out.  A popular alternative is the FREE Google Analytics™ web analytics service.  Here is a step-by-step...
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