SSH into your website via a mobile phone

SSH can be tricky on a mobile device, but it’s also very powerful since you can achieve a lot using just a short command rather than booting up your machine to do much the same. It can quickly save you from downtime if your alerted to your site being down due to apache crashing and requiring a restart. JuiceSSH is my favourite app for android devices. It’s free but does have a Pro version for more advanced features such as storing Snippets for ease of access to more complex commands and synchronisation using CloudSync for multiple devices.

Compressing with Squash File System

I still always learn something new, SquashFS had it passed me by and I hadn’t taken notice of how useful it can be to compress directories for transfer. The task was compress a load of big directories with tons of small files in them so I can transport them via SSH. I always tend to zip them but it seems way faster and can be installed on macOS easily with homebrew.

SSH into a website using MacOS

SSH can be a great way to work with your WordPress website It’s pretty basic to use it as a replacement for insecure FTP, all you need is a username, password and IP address or valid hostname. On a mac it’s easy to get started. Open terminal by pressing CMD ⌘ + spacebar to open Spotlight Search and type terminal, then press enter to open it. In terminal just type the following replacing it with a valid IP or your hostname (often just your domain!) then enter your password when promoted. Congrats! Your now connected to your server via SSH.     TL;DR Replace…