Tutorials | Apr 03, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 4 min read

How to host a GitLab repository on your server

GitLab is an open source application that offers a graphical user interface (GUI) to help manage Git repositories. It includes lots of features, such as issue tracking and easy pull …

Development | Mar 31, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 1 min read

Quick Tip: See yesterday’s Git progress at a glance

Inspired by the daily “standup” meetings that many businesess now engage in, git-standup helps developers recall, at a glance, what work they committed to a given git repository the day …

Tutorials | Mar 27, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 10 min read

Tutorial: Installing WordPress on LEMP and Ubuntu 16.04

If you already have a LEMP stack running on your VPS and want to install Wordpress, you’re in luck—this tutorial will walk you through all the steps.

Development | Mar 24, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 2 min read

Quick Tip: Using Aliases for Good

In Bash, the default Unix shell on most Linux systems, you can save yourself a little bit of time and typing effort by using the alias command to create some …

VPS Uses | Mar 22, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 6 min read

5 VPS Tools to Get Your Startup Humming

We probably don’t need to spend any time convincing you why a VPS is the better choice for your startup over shared hosting with one of the big, impersonal players …

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Tutorials | Mar 20, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 4 min read

How to enable 2FA on your SSD Nodes dashboard

Here at SSD Nodes, we can’t recommend enough that our customers turn on two-factor authentication (2FA) as soon as they create their account and launch their first virtual private server …

Development | Mar 17, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 2 min read

Secure your VPS with one simple password trick

Most people who operate a VPS understand one of the fundamentals of password best practices: never use the same password in more than one location.