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SlickStack Reaches 100+ Stars On GitHub

August 29, 2019

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 a real boy on GitHub.

So here is happy 100 stars to the SlickStack repo, and hopefully many more to come!

How we maintain both HTTP and HTTPS mirrors

GitHub Pages is an awesome feature that came out a few years ago on GitHub to allow for basic, static-file HTML websites to be hosted free of charge on GitHub. It can be a bit confusing to understand in the beginning, because you must connect one of your repos to be used for a given […]

Native Staging Sites (Optional) In Subdirectory

For the past several weeks, SlickStack has been testing our new Staging Site feature and it is now live on all SlickStack installations. If you use another staging service or simply don’t use staging at all and wish to disable staging sites, simply change your ss-config options to be STAGING_SITE=”false” and it will later remove […]

Adminer Bundled For Easy MySQL Management

The very lightweight Adminer script is now included by default in all SlickStack installations, hosted as a single adminer.php file under the /var/www/meta/ directory. This “hidden file” approach means a cleaner public web root, and less room for attacks and exploits. It uses the Nginx alias feature to point requests to example.com/adminer to the /var/www/meta/adminer.php […]