Secure your website using Let’s Encrypt with Certbot SSL

After watching the below video about HTTPS, I decided to finally make the move over to SSL. Fortunately, there’s a free way of doing so by using Let’s Encrypt. I’m going to provide the exact steps I took, which … read more

Browser Caching via .htaccess

I added simple browser caching through my .htaccess file.

vi .htaccess

IMPORTANT: Add the following to the top of the file.

<IfModule mod_expires.c>
ExpiresActive On
ExpiresByType image/jpg "access 1 year"
ExpiresByType image/jpeg "access 1 year"
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WordPress Backup on CentOS

Now that I’ve moved my website over to CentOS, I’ll be showing you how I do backups.

My Setup

  • VirtualBox – CentOS web server running WordPress
  • iMac – connected Drobo


  • Run daily mysql backups
  • Run weekly website backups
  • Only
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