How to optimize WordPress

WordPress is an amazing CMS or Content Management System that makes creating and maintaining a website really easy. However at times it can cause high Read More >

How Do I Add DNS Records?

What is DNS? Domain Name System (DNS) is the component of the Internet which converts human-readable domain names (e.g., into computer-readable IP addresses (e.g., Read More >

How to Login to cPanel

cPanel is a great tool for managing your websites, but only if you can actually access it! This tutorial discusses the multiple ways to login Read More >

How to Install BoldGrid

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install BoldGrid for WordPress.  There are a couple ways to install BoldGrid.  The following video shows Read More >

Creating BoldGrid Menus

Upon installation, most BoldGrid Inspirations have a basic, default menu already configured. Depending on your site design goals, you may decide to create some custom Read More >

Beginner Guide to BoldGrid

Even the most tech-savvy people can find it a challenge to maintain their business website. Many websites are built with WordPress, and the content management Read More >

Cache Manager for cPanel

The cPanel in your WordPress-optimized server uses Nginx as a powerful caching proxy in front of Apache. This means your visitors will enjoy quick page Read More >

What is Gutenberg?

What is Gutenberg? Gutenberg is the new block-based editor that has been implemented and integrated into the WordPress interface. Included in all WordPress versions 5.0 Read More >

WP Cerber Security Tools

In this article: Export & Import Settings Diagnostic Info Logs Plugin Update Changelog License for Paid users These tools display info for troubleshooting and options Read More >

iOS Email Settings

In this article:  How to View Settings How to Modify Settings What are the Settings? This article describes the iOS email settings available to configure Read More >

How to Create Subtitle Files

In this article: Create a Subtitle File Tips Popular Software Web accessibility deserves more attention. This is why we cover important tasks like testing website Read More >

What is UltraStack?

In this article, we cover the basics of our proprietary UltraStack caching system used for NGINX-powered Shared Hosting, WordPress Hosting and WordPress VPS Hosting plans Read More >

cPanel Pricing Changes — FAQ

In order to provide additional information about upcoming cPanel pricing changes, InMotion Hosting has provided a detailed listing of Frequently Asked Questions. Why do I Read More >

How to Backup Ansible

Having up-to-date backups is an important part of any Ansible security posture (on Cloud VPS Hosting or otherwise). If your Ansible control machine (server or Read More >

How to Log Into ownCloud

ownCloud file management software allows you to sync and access files with your web server for access anywhere. Installable with Softaculous, ownCloud community edition features Read More >

How to Install ownCloud Apps

ownCloud community edition is capable of more than just sharing files. The ownCloud marketplace includes features for automation, collaboration, multimedia, security, external storage and more. Read More >

Installing Kubernetes on CentOS 7

Kubernetes is a popular open-source solution for automated software deployments that uses containerized applications. Originally designed by Google, Kubernetes is compatible with most Linux distributions, Read More >

How to Install PIP

PIP (Python Installs Packages) is a package management system designed to install and manage software packages written in the Python language. While most installations of Read More >

Emacs Helper Functions

Getting started in emacs can be overwhelming at first, but there’s no need to get discouraged. With emacs helper functions ready to assist, you can Read More >

WooCommerce Product Addons and Extensions

WooCommerce, like WordPress itself, allows you to install third-party extensions, addons, and plugins to extend your store’s capabilities. For example, maybe you want to integrate shipment tracking, membership, or PDF invoices like other stores are offering. You can do all of these things with WooCommerce extensions, add-ons, and plugins.

Piwigo Features

Piwigo is an open-source web application that functions as an online image library solution and also a complete Digital Asset Manager (DAM).  The software allows Read More >

WordPress Pattern Directory

WordPress 5.8 is just around the corner, and with it comes the introduction of the all-new Pattern Directory for WordPress block patterns.  These new features Read More >

Creating Backups for MyBB

Different types of site backups serve different situations. While InMotion offers a full Backup Manager, and cPanel has the capability for full account backups, there Read More >

Securitycheck Joomla Security Plugin

The Securitycheck Joomla security plugin offers various ways to secure your website including: File scansIP whitelists/blacklistsJoomla vulnerability monitoringCustom administrator login URLAkeeba backup support The Joomla Read More >

How to Prepare and Use Kolla Ansible

Introduction Our Private Cloud Core deployments provide workload orchestration through the use of Kolla Ansible which deploys OpenStack services and infrastructure components in Docker containers. Read More >

Joomla! 4.0 Smart Search

Smart Search is an improved component of Joomla 4.0.  Joomla 3.x included both search and Smart Search, but as of version 4.0, only Smart Search Read More >

Matomo Rocket.Chat Integration

Rocket.Chat has native features for connecting with Matomo Analytics (formerly Piwik). This provides metrics to help you better understand how users access your chat system, Read More >

Drupal Security.txt File

Have you ever considered creating a Drupal security.txt file? The security.txt file is a standardized format meant to create a uniform approach for security vulnerability Read More >

Getting Started with Owncast

With complaints of inconsistent moderation standards plaguing social networks, many are looking to host their own data: Blogs with WordPress, Drupal, etc.Social media instances such Read More >

Free Screencasting Tools

Below are some screencasting tools you can use to record video screencasts before finalizing with a video editor. Consider Dedicated Hosting for additional server resources Read More >

Scaling with UltraStack

Like the other hosting solutions within InMotion, the UltraStack configuration is used on servers that allow you to increase the overall power and performance by Read More >

How is UltraStack Configured?

Shared Hosting ConfigurationVPS/Dedicated Hosting Configuration UltraStack server configurations created by InMotion Hosting technical staff focused on optimization of performance for a specific content management system. Read More >

WordPress VPS

InMotion Hosting provides the UltraStack configuration for WordPress on all of its hosting platforms: Shared servers, VPS, WordPress VPS Hosting, or Dedicated servers. This article Read More >

What is Write Freely?

Write Freely is a content management system that focuses on long form written blog content. Write Freely also connects to the ActivityPub protocol, which means Read More >

Creating Joomla 4 Redirects

Creating URL redirects for dead links is one the easiest methods for improving Joomla search engine optimization (SEO) in larger websites. This Joomla 4 SEO Read More >

Using Video with Jetpack

In this article: Enabling Video HostingUploading VideoVideo File Settings Using different types of media for your WordPress site is a proven necessity if you are Read More >

Using Jetpack Premium Themes

In this article: Finding and Activating Jetpack Premium ThemesUsing the Search Options with Jetpack ThemesSample Premium Themes All WordPress sites use a theme to provide Read More >

WordPress Pain Points

Despite being the most used software for websites on the internet, WordPress does have some common issues that many users deal with. These problems scare Read More >

Choosing the Right CMS

In this article:  What is a CMS?Things to ConsiderWhich CMS is Recommended? This article explains what a CMS is and outlines important things to consider Read More >

How Does UltraStack Work?

UltraStack breakdownUltraStack in action UltraStack is a configuration of a LAMP (Linux, Apache web server, MySQL server, PHP) stack that provides optimal performance for PHP-based Read More >

What is Ceph and Ceph Storage?

Cloud hosting for enterprise-level deployments needs a highly scalable storage solution to streamline and manage important business data. As technology and best practices move towards Read More >

What is OpenStack?

OpenStack is an open source, multi-tool software platform that enables the management of server infrastructure with a focus on providing resources to users in an Read More >

What is Terraform?

Terraform is an infrastructure as code (IaC) solution. The tool allows users to build, change and manage infrastructure safely and efficiently. Terraform uses the HashiCorp Read More >

What is OpenStack Nova?

Nova is a project in the OpenStack platform that was developed to provide quick access to compute resources and allow the provisioning and managing of Read More >

What is OpenStack Horizon?

Horizon is the execution of the OpenStack dashboard, providing a web-based user interface to OpenStack services like Nova and Keystone. Starting as a single app Read More >

What is OpenStack Keystone?

Keystone is an OpenStack identity service that provides API client authentication, service discovery, and distributed multi-tenant authorization. The service manages user databases as well as Read More >

Getting Started with Ansible

Do you find yourself configuring many servers or hosting plans with similar sets of software packages, configuration files, and deploying full software stacks? Although Ansible Read More >

Pingbacks and Trackbacks

Each page or post that you create in WordPress allows you to have interaction with your viewers using the Discussion options. For more information on Read More >

Using the Audio Widget

Using an audio file on your website can bring a tasteful element to your presentation if done appropriately. It can also be a distraction from Read More >

Ansible vs Terraform

When trying to determine what software solution best suits your needs, it can be difficult to sort through all of the available options. Oftentimes the Read More >

Using Ansible Modules

One of the ways Ansible executes specific tasks is through the use of modules. Modules are discrete units of code that can be used in Read More >

Ansible and Docker

When automating your data center infrastructure, it is important to understand the various technologies that are available to you, as well as how the individual Read More >

Remote Learning Resources

Remote learning (also referred to as distance learning or virtual learning) is rapidly becoming more popular than ever, leading to an increased demand for reliable, Read More >

What is Cloud Hosting?

Cloud hosting is a platform which uses software to divide a single server into multiple servers, also known as virtual machines, or VMs. This means Read More >

Choosing Emacs vs. Vim

Is there anything you wouldn’t give for freedom? That’s what the Emacs text editor is all about. If you’re going to spend most of your Read More >

OpenStack or Kubernetes


When considering a cloud deployment, the choice of cloud architecture is critical for the success of your project. OpenStack and Kubernetes are popular choices for Read More >

How to Use wpDiscuz

By default, WordPress includes the ability for visitors to comment on pages and posts. This basic interaction can be expanded to increase engagements using 3rd Read More >

How to Install AbanteCart

In this guide, we’ll teach you how to install AbanteCart using Softaculous. While Softaculous greatly simplifies the process of installing AbanteCart, there are some basic Read More >

What is AbanteCart?

In this guide, we’ll explain what is AbanteCart eCommerce software and what features are available. Then we’ll discuss the AbanteCart Admin Panel and tell you Read More >

ownCloud Antivirus with ClamAV

Strong passwords protect your ownCloud server against unauthorized users. An aggressive ownCloud antivirus solution prevents authorized users from uploading malicious files. The free Anti-Virus app Read More >

ownCloud Music Player

The ownCloud Music player app lets you access your music collection and favorite internet radio stations anywhere with an internet connection. There are many reasons Read More >

What is LimeSurvey?

LimeSurvey is a free and open-source online survey application used to create a wide range of high-quality online surveys and questionnaires. The web server-based software gives Read More >

ownCloud Metadata Viewer

The ownCloud Metadata viewer app displays meta information for over a dozen audio, video, and image file types:  FLACMP4MPEGOGGWAVHEICJPEGTIFFX-DCRAWMP4QuickTimeWebm It is important to note that Read More >

What is Piwigo?

Piwigo is an open-source web application that allows users to manage collections of photos and other forms of media. Founded in 2002, it is an Read More >

Piwigo Plans and Pricing

Piwigo is an open-source online image library software and a complete Digital Asset Manager (DAM). The software gives users the ability to store and manage Read More >

Install a MyBB Theme

The last thing you want is a bland looking message board. One of the benefits of using MyBB is that themes are easily customizable. You Read More >

Ceph, Cinder and Swift

Ceph, Cinder, and Swift are used in OpenStack for data storage. Ceph is the backend storage software used and is not an OpenStack service, but Read More >

Common Ceph Commands

Introduction With this deployment of OpenStack, Ceph is the backend storage cluster. As an operator, you may find yourself needing to work with the Ceph Read More >

How to Create an Instance

Instances in OpenStack comprise the cloud’s computing power. This guide demonstrates how to make an instance using Horizon. You will also learn how to upload Read More >

Create an Instance

Instances in OpenStack comprise the cloud’s computing power. This guide demonstrates how to make an instance using OpenStackClient. You will also learn how to upload Read More >

Networking in OpenStack

This guide explains networking in OpenStack including how to create a private network, a router, and allocate and assign floating IPs. You will learn how Read More >

Create a Network

This guide explains networking in OpenStack including how to create a private network, a router, and allocate and assign floating IPs. You will learn how Read More >

Manage OpenStack Images

Images in OpenStack are what powers instances. In this guide, you will learn how to view images, upload your own, and make snapshots of images. Read More >

Magnum and Kubernetes

Introduction Kubernetes in OpenStack is made possible by Magnum, a container orchestration engine service. In this guide, you will learn how to deploy a Kubernetes Read More >

How to Update Joomla 4

It is recommended to always update Joomla 4 to the latest version. This ensures that your site has the most recent Joomla features and security Read More >

Joomla 4 Privacy Info Requests

Joomla 4 privacy info requests allow administrators and users an organized method to export and remove user personal identifiable information (PII). These Joomla 4 features Read More >

How to Create an Instance

Introduction One of the primary functions of an OpenStack cloud is its ability to host instances, or virtual machines. There are a few steps leading Read More >

Create an Instance

Introduction One of the primary functions of an OpenStack cloud is its ability to host instances, or virtual machines. There are a few steps leading Read More >

Networking in OpenStack

Introduction This guide explains networking in OpenStack including how to create a private network, a router, and allocate and assign floating IPs. You will learn Read More >

Create a Network

Introduction This guide explains networking in OpenStack including how to create a private network, a router, and allocate and assign floating IPs. You will learn Read More >

SSH into an Instance

This guide serves to explain how you can SSH into an instance. The OpenStackClient can be used to SSH into instances. Instances can be created Read More >

Manage OpenStack Images

Introduction Images in OpenStack are what powers instances. An image is a file that contains a bootable operating system. Many different cloud image sources are Read More >

Joomla 4 Log Settings

Joomla 4 logs can be an essential tool when you are troubleshooting website issues. It can provide detailed information about what is happening to your Read More >

Joomla 4 Vote Plugin

The Joomla Vote plugin allows users to rate your content on a scale of one to five stars. This can encourage readers to read more Read More >

Install Focalboard Kanban

Focalboard is a kanban project management solution by the same team that develops the Mattermost team communication application. The free kanban board software is a Read More >

Automating OpenStack

It is possible to automate deploying various OpenStack services, such as instance creation. Terraform is software that can be used to do this. See InMotion Read More >

cPanel License Changes

AnnouncementcPanel license and pricing structure change. Please see pricing guide for complete details.Who is affected?Reseller, VPS, and dedicated hosting customers who host multiple cPanel accounts.What Read More >

What is vCPU?

Virtual Central Processing Units (vCPUs) represents a share of a physical central processing unit (CPU) that is assigned to a virtual machine. To illustrate the Read More >

What is OpenStack Neutron?

Neutron is an OpenStack project that provides network connectivity as a service (NaaS) in virtual environments. Neutron allows you to utilize different networking technologies to Read More >

What is OpenStack Cinder?

Cinder is the open-source OpenStack block storage software created to provide volumes to OpenStack Compute (Nova) virtual machines, or instances. Cinder virtualizes the management of Read More >

What is On-Demand Computing?

On-Demand Computing (ODC) is an enterprise-level delivery model that allows users to easily provision and deprovision cloud resources when needed or “on-demand.” The model, which Read More >

Using Git to Manage your Workflow

“Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.” Read More >

Using the Code Block

When you’re working in WordPress there will be many times when you need to present code to your viewers. The WordPress editor provides a Code Read More >

Intro to cloud-init

Cloud-init is an industry standard method for Linux cloud instance initialization. Cloud-init has support across all major Linux distributions, FreeBSD, NetBSD and OpenBSD. It is Read More >

What is Big Blue Button (BBB)?

While looking for Linux-based Video Conferencing solutions, you may come across Big Blue Button (BBB), a free, open-source video conferencing solution that can be installed Read More >

What is OpenStack Swift?

Swift, also known as the OpenStack Object Store project, is the S3 compatible object storage service canonically associated with OpenStack deployments which in recent years Read More >

What is OpenStack Glance?

Glance is an image service that allows users to discover, retrieve, and register VM (virtual machine) images and container images, which can use Swift or Read More >

What is Hyper Converged?

“Hyper-converged” is a strategy for running services. Traditionally we would instinctively separate our concerns into separate groups of Storage, Compute, or another classification to keep Read More >

What is a Load Balancer?

Load-balancing is a critical tool for managing the distribution of work. Most often used in the context of resiliency so your services continue serving without Read More >

What is concrete5?

concrete5 is a popular open-source content management system (CMS) that is designed for ease of use and simplicity. Similar to WordPress, concrete5 provides a set Read More >

Enabling AbanteCart SEO URLs

In this guide, we’ll show you how to enable AbanteCart SEO URL’s. This can help your search engine optimization (SEO) efforts by including identifying information Read More >

OpenStack User’s Manual

Private Cloud Core – OpenStack User Manual Welcome to the OpenStack User’s Manual! This documentation is intended for users of an OpenStack cloud who do Read More >

Working with Images

Images in OpenStack are what powers instances. In this guide, you will learn how to view images, upload your own, and make snapshots of images. Read More >

Working with Images

Introduction Images in OpenStack are what powers instances. An image is a file that contains a bootable operating system. Many different cloud image sources are Read More >

10 Ways to Secure WordPress

WordPress content management system (CMS) tutorials focusing on security can help you find better ways to secure your website. Whether you’re a seasoned WordPress developer Read More >

Installing Moodle on Ubuntu

Moodle can be installed on many different operating systems, including Ubuntu. While some programs such as Fantastico or Softaculous use graphical user interfaces that allow Read More >

Setting up a Gravatar

Gravatar is an abbreviation for Globally Recognized Avatar. An avatar is a representation of a person sort of like an icon. So, a Gravatar is Read More >

ownCloud Brute-Force Protection

The ownCloud Brute-Force Protection app for login attempts can thwart many ownCloud security issues. The app helps protect against brute force attacks, including dictionary attacks, Read More >


Getting Started Guide: Joomla

About Joomla From Joomla is an award-winning content management system (CMS), which enables you to build Web sites and powerful online applications. Many aspects, Read More >



How to upgrade osCommerce

The steps for upgrading osCommerce vary based upon which version you’re currently running and which version you would like to upgrade to. Because of this, Read More >

Joomla 2.5 Download

Joomla 2.5 has reached its end of life as for 12/31/2014. Please be advised this may be a security risk to your website. You can Read More >


VirtueMart Ajax Search

If you’re looking to add the power of Ajax to your VirtueMart search, there are a few modules available for download. Using one of these Read More >

Advanced VirtueMart Search

Advanced VirtueMart Search is the idea of giving your customers better search results by allowing them to filter the results by manufacturer, price, and other Read More >

VirtueMart SEF URLs

VirtueMart search engine friendly urls use to be a popular topic / request for VirtueMart store administrators. If you’re not running VirtueMart 2 (released in Read More >

VirtueMart Search Plugin

When you install the VirtueMart 2 component for Joomla 2.5, a VirtueMart Search Plugin is installed as well. This VirtueMart search plugin is used by Read More >

EasyApache 3 EOL

How to Update WordPress Plugins

Learning how to update WordPress plugins is vitally important for website security and usability. Keeping your plugins up-to-date helps harden your website security — closing Read More >

Using Captcha in Mambo

Stopping spammers from hitting forms in Mambo can be done using the Captcha option that is integrated into the Mambo administration back end.  The following Read More >

Forums in PHP-Nuke

PHP-Nuke includes forums as part of its functionality, but it actually uses a separate forum program to provide this feature.  The forum application is called Read More >

How to install phpList

Welcome to our multi article tutorial on installing and using phpList. phpList is free software that you can install and use on your account to Read More >

The cPanel Layout

Since you have successfully logged in to cPanel, you will see the cPanel interface. This can be a bit overwhelming if you have never worked Read More >

Getting Started

How to Install Discord

While Discord is available for use in your favorite web browser, the number of features available may be limited. To get the full Discord experience, Read More >

How to Use WP Super Cache

How to Use WP Super Cache

WP Super Cache can help optimize your WordPress site to load faster and use fewer server resources. This provides a better experience for visitors to Read More >

Using WordPress Network

What is WordPress MU? WordPress Network (commonly referred to as Multisite), is now referred to as a “network.” Creating a network allows you to create Read More >