New Website Checklists

Introduction  In this article, we’ll take a look at the things you’ll want to have in place when you’re launching a new website on GridPane. In a nutshell, you’re going to want an SSL certificate, transactional email (for contact form submissions, etc), your security setup, caching, and your DNS records in place. The order in […]

A Guide to Monit/Slack Notifications

GridPane has a very handy integration for Slack that will send you notifications about Monit activities, errors and warnings. We highly recommend that you take advantage of them, and you can learn how to do just that in this guide:   How to set up Slack Notifications This article will focus on the actual notifications you […]

Getting Started with GridPane OpenLiteSpeed (OLS)

TABLE OF CONTENTS  An Introduction to OLS .htaccess Restarting OLS with no downtime Caching PHP Workers Security Hardening An Introduction to OLS This article is a quick introduction to our OpenLiteSpeed stack along with links to relevant articles for more information. ABOUT OPENLITESPEED OpenLiteSpeed is the Open Source edition of LiteSpeed Web Server Enterprise. OLS […]

How to Easily Search GridPane’s Knowledge Base

GridPane’s Knowledge Base has a wealth of information and if you find yourself frequently going to gridpane.com, then clicking on Knowledge Base link in the top nav menu and searching, you can make this process quicker using one or more of the following methods. Custom Search in Chrome Google Chrome (and possibly, other Chromium browsers) […]

Recommended Backup Strategy

Introduction Since day 1 GridPane has always recommended a three-tier approach to taking website backups. In this article, we’ll discuss exactly what those 3 tiers are, what their purposes are, and why backups are an incredibly important investment to make both for your clients and your own peace of mind as a business owner. Patrick, […]

Working with WooCommerce on GridPane

Introduction This article covers multiple topics that are related to working with WooCommerce on GridPane. Not everything covered is applicable to every Woo site. Please refer to each section as necessary. WooCommerce, regardless of your hosting platform, is often more complex to work with than most other WordPress websites. As we continue to evolve the […]