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Renew SSL Certificates

An awesome feature of SlickStack is that SSL certificates are auto-renewed if you have ss-encrypt scheduled in your core cron jobs. By default ss-encrypt will run in the “sometimes” cron interval which means around every 2 months, which is within the 3 month expiration of Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates.

By default SlickStack uses OpenSSL certificates anyways (unless you change to Let’s Encrypt) which means they will not expire for several years. This virtually means they never expire since OpenSSL is so easily renewed, it will either renew automatically using the core cron jobs or you are sure to renew it without even knowing it during your normal sysadmin work whenever you run ss-encrypt or other core scripts.

Custom Cron Jobs (Unrestricted Code) Are Here

One of the most requested features ever, custom cron jobs, is finally here! A lot of developers who have come across SlickStack always say “this is awesome and super optimized but I still need the ability to add a few custom cron jobs” for a special API to import their WooCommerce products, or a third […]

Fastest WordPress Hosting (For Under $5/mo)

For over a decade, WordPress has continued to dominate the web hosting industry as small businesses and bloggers alike continue to seek out free and reliable CMS software that can easily be moved between web servers as needed, without being locked-in to any single platform or service. But in the past few years especially, high-tech […]

MailChimp Banned Over Censorship Concerns

Starting immediately, SlickStack has begun warning WordPress sites that have MailChimp software installed that we will begin banning it by default at some point in the near future. (Note: users are always free to install their own plugin blacklist.txt file, instead of using the default one.) This is in accordance with our official goals of […]