Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Release Date & Features

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS is a long-term support release of Ubuntu OS that we are very excited for, because SlickStack will officially be considered “Beta” after we shift into supporting Ubuntu 20.04 and PHP 7.4, along with WordPress Multisite (a long-requested feature). Ubuntu 18.04 was the arguably one of the most anticipated LTS releases in years … Read moreUbuntu 20.04 LTS Release Date & Features

Why “Deferring” To Your Server Stack Usually Is Best

The concept of “deferring” to the stack whenever possible is a concept that SlickStack not only embraces, but hopes to evangelize. The concept is so simple and so logical, and yet so foreign to many applications and integrations these days. You would think that will so many years under our belt in terms of servers … Read moreWhy “Deferring” To Your Server Stack Usually Is Best

Let’s Encrypt (Certbot) Support Is Finally Here

Although we mentioned a few weeks back that so many customization options are now supported that it would be difficult to announce them all individually, the latest support for Let’s Encrypt via the Certbot installation API is such a big feature (and has been requested for many months) that we are making a specific blog … Read moreLet’s Encrypt (Certbot) Support Is Finally Here

Best CloudFlare Settings For WordPress

These days, CloudFlare is almost universally well known among tech-savvy WordPress servers and web performance geeks. However, many users don’t realize how important it is to optimize all the settings. Many users will simply enable CloudFlare and then leave it, and then wonder why they are having some performance issues later on. This blog post … Read moreBest CloudFlare Settings For WordPress

SlickStack On Product Hunt, StackShare, Siftery, Etc.

We are steadily increasing our community outreach for SlickStack including social media activity, discussion forums, and beyond. This also includes getting listed on some of the web’s top software directories like: Product Hunt StackShare Siftery AlternativeTo G2 Crowd While we are wary of relying on proprietary and possibly biased directories — Silicon Valley investors, for … Read moreSlickStack On Product Hunt, StackShare, Siftery, Etc.

SlickStack Reaches 100+ Stars On GitHub

They say it’s the small things that matter most, and this week we hit 100+ stars on GitHub! A small yet significant sign that there is legitimate interest in simple, reliable, Bash-based server deployment tools for WordPress stacks. While we probably won’t be highlighting too many “stars” achievements going forward, they say 100 makes you … Read moreSlickStack Reaches 100+ Stars On GitHub

SlickStack Now Supports ClassicPress

Update: due to aggressive censorship of users on ClassicPress.net and the betrayal of their own promise to be champions of free speech and transparency, we’ve decided not to support ClassicPress for the time being and wish their project the best of luck. After several weeks of testing we’re happy to announce support for ClassicPress, the … Read moreSlickStack Now Supports ClassicPress

Announcing The Open-Source SlickStack Project

We are pleased to announce the launch of SlickStack.io as the official website homepage of our free and open source SlickStack project! Although our company has been using a form of “SlickStack” for several years for our private managed hosting clients, we decided during 2018 to begin organizing and branding it in a better and … Read moreAnnouncing The Open-Source SlickStack Project