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Change domain name

It is very easy to change your domain name. Since SlickStack is focused on technical SEO and local SEO performance we only support 1 domain name per server. This makes server administration super easy and predictable.

To change your server name (site URL/domain) simply edit your /var/www/ss-config file using nano and change SITE_URL and SITE_TLD accordingly. Then, either run the ss-install again or the faster way it to simply run ss-install-nginx if you are confident that only your Nginx config (and SSL/Let’s Encrypt) need to be modified without worrying about other modules.

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 to the /var/www/meta/adminer.php […]