All articles by Adam Owen

How to Create a Test Version of Your Website

When creating a site, or making changes to your existing one, you need an efficient way to test any alterations you make in real time – without running the risk of breaking your live site. Some people choose to make their changes directly onto their live site, but if you . . . Read more

Using the cPanel Android App

If you’re always on the go and often don’t have a computer or laptop to hand, why not check up on your cPanel server using the cPanel Android App. Although not as advanced as the interface you’ll see if you login from a computer, basic functions are available such as: . . . Read more

How to access web server error logs

Web servers do a good job of maintaining logs of any errors the server has. However, for people who are not used to using Linux systems, it can be hard to know where to find these logs. Hopefully this wiki article will help you by listing their locations in the . . . Read more

How To Install iotop in Linux

Overview If you’re a regular Linux user, you’ve probably used top before to see a process list. However you may not have used iotop, which is similar in some ways to top, but monitors disk read, write, swap and I/O for each running process.   Installation RHEL, CentOS and Fedora . . . Read more

Installing NewRelic Monitoring Software

Overview NewRelic is a web-based server monitoring system used by many organizations, from small businesses to large corporations including Groupon, Nike and HP. It can be used to view Here are a few screenshots of the interface:   Installation Before we start, you need to log in to your server . . . Read more

Installing ownCloud on a VPS or Dedicated Server

An Introduction to ownCloud You’ve probably heard of Dropbox, Google Drive, and maybe even Box, but there’s a newcomer to the cloud-based storage game. ownCloud. ownCloud is a cloud storage application, but a key difference between ownCloud and the examples mentioned above is that rather than your files being stored . . . Read more

How To Install htop on Linux

If you’re a Linux guru, you’ve probably already heard of ‘top’, which is a simple process monitoring program which runs in command line. However, if you find top a bit boring and like the idea of a more colorful and interesting UI, ‘htop’ might be for you. Here’s a screenshot of . . . Read more

PHP Selector

With our shared and reseller hosting under CloudLinux, we offer the ability to change the PHP version.  In some specific cases you may need to change PHP version in your web hosting account at WebHostingBuzz. We have implemented a server setup model that allows each customer to choose which version of . . . Read more


At WebHostingBuzz, we go above and beyond to provide our users with maximum possible security. In our mission to enhance security, we use CageFS on all of our shared and reseller servers running under CloudLinux. CageFS is a virtualised file system which gives each user an isolated ‘cage’, similar to . . . Read more

How to Update WHM/cPanel Version

If you have reseller, VPS or Dedicated Server hosting, you’ll probably be using WebHostManager/cPanel. As security is of great importance when it comes to web hosting, this software is often updated on a regular basis, and it’s important that you keep it up-to-date. To update your WHM/cPanel version, complete the following . . . Read more

Why Softaculous is better than Fantastico

In this article, I’ll be explaining the benefits of using Softaculous over Fantastico. Softaculous If you haven’t heard of it already, Softaculous is a ‘one-click’ auto-installation platform which integrates with various control panels such as cPanel and Plesk. Rather than having to manually access the server via FTP, then upload . . . Read more

Frontpage alternatives

A few years ago, website developers would have gone straight to Frontpage when looking for a HTML editor, however since then the market has evolved and Frontpage has been subsequently discontinued (with the latest version being Frontpage 2003 which was released 10 years ago). … but what alternatives are available . . . Read more