How to Rebrand (or Change Domain Name) in WordPress

This post describes the steps one can take to rebrand or change a domain name in WordPress.

If you have been on this site before, you may have noticed a name change. Prior to today, this site had a domain name websiteforstudents.com. If you look at your browser address box, you will see geekrewind.com.

A redirect is in place to send all web traffic from websiteforstudents.com to geekrewind.com. I’m going to show you how I did it just under an hour.

If you have a website or blog built in WordPress, and you have full access to your server’s console either via SSH or direct connection, then step below will show you how to switch a domain or rebrand a website when using WordPress.

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How to Migrate a Joomla site to Google Cloud

This post shows students and new users steps to migrate a Joomla website to Google Cloud with limited or no down time. When you have a website built on Joomla that is already functioning on one host or locally, migrating it to another server or host can be tricky for new users.

Website migration is a process. You must follow it in order for a successful migration with limited or no down time. From preparing the new server environment to updating your DNS records to reference the new host, these must be followed accordingly.

Below we’ll go through a step-by-step process in order to perform a successful Joomla site migration from one server to a Google Cloud server.

Before we get started, you might want to learn some of the basics, like registering a domain name, and setting up a Google Cloud server in the cloud.

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How to Install Flectra on Ubuntu

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install Flectra CRM | ERP on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04.

Flectra is an open source, CRM | ERP system that run on Python with PostgreSQL backend data to power your business to the next level.

Whether you’re a small or medium size business, Flectra comes with modular suite or apps, including inventory, HR, CMS, POS, Project, etc. that will help you run a successful business today affordably.

It is an open source alternate to popular CRM and HRP systems for little or at no cost to you. Flectra is a good place to start when you’re looking for a customer relationship management solutions or ERP platform.

For more about Flectra, please check its homepage.

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How to Install Jellyfin on Ubuntu Linux

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install  Jellyfin on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04.

 Jellyfin is an open source media stream. Anyone can install and setup their own media library similar to Netflix or Plex.

With Jellyfin you organize your media content (book, movies, music, etc.) and stream to any device from your own server, with no strings attached. Your media, your server, your way.

After setting up your home media server with Jellyfin, you can then link your media using Jellyfin Android/iOS app. It’s simple to setup and use.

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How to Install UVdesk on Ubuntu

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install UVdesk ticking systems on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04.

UVdesk is an open-source helpdesk system that provides a complete support solutions for any business process to deliver best customer service.

UVdesk is flexible, user-friendly and can serve as a strong alternative to the popular support platforms in use today.

UVdesk also organizes internal and external communication through clear structures and optimized processes allowing IT teams to avoids errors and complete tasks quickly and efficiently.

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How to Install Hestia Control Panel on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install Hestia Control Panel on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04.

Hestia Host Control Panel is free, simple and fast web host control panel that you can use to host websites, mail server and other web hosting features from a simple web interface.

Hestia which also runs on low resource server is comes with nginx + php-fpm and advanced caching that are available right out of the box. With its auto installer, you’re able to install more than 439 apps with one click.

If you need a next generation hosting control platform that is built for speed, security and stability, then you may want to give Hestia host control platform a try.

These are some of the features that come with Hestia: WEB domains, DNS domains, MAIL domains, Databases, CRON, User Directories and more.

For more about Hestia, please visit its homepage.

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How to Install OTRS Ticketing Systems on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install and configure OTRS Ticketing Systems on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04.

For the uninitiated, OTRS is modern, flexible ticket and support software that can serve as a strong alternative to the popular support platforms in use today.

If you currently running a ticketing platform and feel like it’s lacking in some areas, you might want to try OTRS. It comes with intuitive mechanisms that allow to easily migrate from popular solutions to OTRS.

OTRS organizes internal and external communication through clear structures and optimized processes allowing IT teams to avoids errors and complete tasks quickly and efficiently.

For more about OTRS, please check its homepage.

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How to Manage ActiveMQ with Hawtio on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to manage and monitor Apache ActiveMQ with Hawtio on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04.

Apache ActiveMQ is a free, multi-protocol, Java-based message broker software written in Java. You can use its default portal to manage basic configurations.

However if you need a robust management and monitoring platform to manage ActiveMQ, then Hawtio is a great tool to have.

Hawtio is a modular web console tool for managing Java applications. Hawtio has lots of built-in plugins that support Java applications such as, JMX, JVM, OSGi, Apache ActiveMQ, Apache Camel, and more.

This tool comes with a slick web console built with Bootstrap and PatternFly, a UI framework for enterprise web applications.

For more about Hawtio, please check its homepage.

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How to Install OpenNebula on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install and configure OpenNebula on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04.

For the uninitiated, OpenNebula is an open source cloud computing platform that allows you to combine and manage VMware and KVM virtual machines in a fully virtualized clouds which you can integrate with providers like AWS, Azure and Packet and create flexible hybrid and edge cloud infrastructures.

For more about OpenNebula, please check its homepage.

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How to Setup GLPI Platform on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04 with Ngnix

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install GLPI IT Service Management (ITSM) software on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04 with Nginx HTTP server.

Our previous tutorial showed you how to install GLPI on Ubuntu with Apache2 web server. This one shows you how to use Nginx instead.

GLPI is a free, open source ITSM platform built with PHP that allows IT decisions makers with large IT infrastructures to solve problems efficiently when they emerge, while getting insights into every IT asset in the company with automated inventory discovery.

GLPI comes with inventory management that automatically discovers computers, peripherals, network printers, including asset lifecycle management, incidents, requests, problems and changes management and many more.

If you’re looking for a simple and straightforward ITSM for your company that’s free to use and easy to customize, you’ll find GLPI to be useful and easy to manage.

Whether you’re creating a personal or company asset management platform, GLPI can help you create and organize your assets with your company with management across every device with its intuitive and powerful user and admin dashboard.

For more on GLPI , please visit its homepage

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How to Install GLPI ITSM Platform on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04 with Apache2

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install GLPI IT Service Management (ITSM) software on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04 with Apache2 HTTP server.

GLPI is a free, open source ITSM platform built with PHP that allows IT decisions makers with large IT infrastructures to solve problems efficiently when they emerge, while getting insights into every IT asset in the company with automated inventory discovery.

GLPI comes with inventory management that automatically discovers computers, peripherals, network printers, including asset lifecycle management, incidents, requests, problems and changes management and many more.

If you’re looking for a simple and straightforward ITSM for your company that’s free to use and easy to customize, you’ll find GLPI to be useful and easy to manage.

Whether you’re creating a personal or company asset management platform, GLPI can help you create and organize your assets with your company with management across every device with its intuitive and powerful user and admin dashboard.

For more on GLPI , please visit its homepage

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Setup CodoForum on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04 with Nginx

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install CodoForum on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04 with Nginx HTTP server.

Our previous tutorial showed you how to install CodoForum on Ubuntu with Apache2 HTTP server. This post shows you how to use Nginx instead.

CodoForum is a free, open source forum software package build with PHP that allows anyone to run a forum based website.

CodoForum is designed for ease of use to allow webmasters create forum communities with all the features needed from a bulletin board with less resources.

If you’re looking for a simple and straightforward forum platform that’s free to use and easy to customize, you’ll find CodoForum to be useful and easy to manage.

Whether you’re creating a personal or company chat support platform, CodoForum can help you with forum communities on your sites and works across every device with its intuitive and powerful user and admin dashboard.

For more on CodoForum , please visit its home page

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