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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 […]

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 […]

Database Access

By default SlickStack now bundles the open source Adminer script. This script is placed securely in the /var/www/meta/ directory which cannot be accessed by WordPress or any frontend users. The script can be updated or reinstalled anytime by reinstalling SlickStack. Using Nginx magic, the script is loaded on the frontend at: You can also […]

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