Development/Technology

Forum

The following software works on our UNIX platform. Note that we are unable to provide support for third party products. That means... [...]

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URL forwarding as in LoopiaDNS

Our URL Forwarding (WWW Forwarding) which you can enable in the LoopiaDNS service can be most easily compared to a... [...]

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Loopiadns.com

You can use a temporary Loopiadns.com-address if you still, for example, have a homepage at another provider, and you want... [...]

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Loopia Boost – General information

Loopia Boost is similar to our popular UNIX platform and is the perfect choice for you with a slightly larger... [...]

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Loopia Boost – Code cache

The code cache (OPcache) caches the page’s PHP code, which makes most page loads significantly faster. How do I enable... [...]

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Loopia Boost – Page cache

The page cache caches PHP pages as if they were static pages. If you have pages on your website that... [...]

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Loopia Boost – Object cache (Redis)

The object cache (Redis) is mainly used to cache responses from the database that the page uses. For pages that... [...]

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Information for developers

On this page we have chosen to collect information about the most common tasks that a developer may need to... [...]

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Sending emails with ASP.NET

In order to send e-mails with ASP.NET, you can use the System.Net.Mail library. Here you will find examples of codes... [...]

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Editing php.ini

You can not edit php.ini in your account. However, via your .htaccess file, you can enter a plurality of settings.... [...]

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Adobe Contribute

Adobe Contribute is an application that can easily be used to publish websites. This guide is written for Adobe Contribute... [...]

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Loopia Boost – WordPress

The boost platform is optimized to work well with WordPress. Your WordPress page should work automatically after moving to the... [...]

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The difference between UNIX and Windows

UNIX (FreeBSD) and Windows are two different operating systems we use on our customers’ web servers. What operating systems you... [...]

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Django

At this given time, we do not offer support for Django on our Web hosting platform. If you want this... [...]

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SSH

The SSH service is used to manage your website material with well-known tools. It is important to understand that the... [...]

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Move a WordPress site in between domains in a Loopia account

This guide allows you to move a WordPress page between two domain names in a Loopia account. For example, it... [...]

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Create SSH user in the control panel

To be able to connect using SSH you first need to create a SSH user and upload your public key... [...]

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Rewrites in Loopia Boost

The Loopia Boost platform doesn’t support rewrites using a htaccess file. Instead you can add rewrites from the Boost Settings... [...]

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Upgrade PHP at Loopia

To upgrade your website at Loopia to a later PHP version, please follow these steps: 1. Check your website’s code... [...]

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Move your site and email to Loopia

It may sound complicated to move your website, e-mail address and domain name to another provider, but if you follow... [...]

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Restore website

If you have installed a plugin, removed something by mistake or for some reason will restore your page to an... [...]

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Dreamweaver – Publishing

Dreamweaver is a homepage productions program that supports uploading websites through the FTP. Adobe created Dreamweaver (before known as Macromedia)... [...]

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Restoring your webdata from backup using FTP

This step-by-step description explains how you can restore your data from backup via your FTP program. You first need to... [...]

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SSI

SSI is used to insert external files into a page, print system variables, and show results from CGI scripts. If... [...]

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Manage users in Sudo

The Sudo program is used to secure your SSH client and, for example, counteract intrusion. Below we describe how to... [...]

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Cannot connect to MySQL externally

A change in the configuration for the database user is required if you want to connect to a MySQL database from... [...]

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Create a MySQL user

When you are logged in to Loopia Customer zone you will find a list of your databases a bit down... [...]

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Perl

To run a CGI script at Loopia the following is required: The (sub)domain must be on one of our UNIX... [...]

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Dreamweaver CS5

Dreamweaver is a website production program that supports downloading pages via FTP. Adobe has developed Dreamweaver (formerly known as Macromedia),... [...]

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Create a MySQL database

Our Home package includes 25 MariaDB databases and the Business package includes 50 . If you need even more we... [...]

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Can I use CDONTS?

You are not able to use CDONTS on our servers, however you can use CDO or JMAIL instead as they... [...]

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Import a MySQL database

Start with logging in to phpMyAdmin. To reload previous backup click on the “Import” tab. Then click on the “Choose... [...]

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Frequently asked questions about CGI

Frequently asked questions about CGI Loopia supports both Perl and Python on the UNIX servers. See the following guides on... [...]

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Do you support SFTP or FTPS?

At the moment we do not support SFTP for uploading files through FTP. FTPS works through SSL/TLS. See this example... [...]

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Directory Listing Denied

If you get this error message in your browser when visiting your website, it’s because you’re missing an index page.... [...]

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Relative paths in scripts and links

When writing a script, you should avoid specifying the absolute (full) paths. This is to avoid to unduly bind the... [...]

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Prestashop

Prestashop cannot be installed on Loopia by default because the installation process does not allow the @-sign in the MySQL-user... [...]

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Python

To run a CGI script at Loopia the following is required: The (sub)domain must be on one of our UNIX... [...]

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Apache 2.4

This guide describes the most common changes that you will need to do to get its website compatible with Apache... [...]

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Links for ASP programmers

Our support does not cover script related problems that is not caused by one of our servers or similar, and... [...]

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Intrusion on the page

If you get this picture or a similar picture up when you search for your website the there has been... [...]

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Automatic update doesn’t happen directly

Although it is sometimes referred to as re-compilation, compilation, upload or anything else, when uploading a new ASPN.NET text file... [...]

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ImageMagick

On newer UNIX-server we have installed ImageMagick as well as GhostScript. To utilize this tool you might have to add... [...]

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Connect ASP.NET to database

Use the following code to connect to an Access database without a DSN / ODBC. Replace the database name (db1.mdb)... [...]

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General info about PHP

Our support does not cover script related problems that is not caused by one of our servers or similar, and... [...]

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How do I change database password on my WordPress page?

Replacing the password on a regular basis is always recommended. If you have an intrusion on your WordPress page, it... [...]

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Delete Cache

In this guide you will see how you delete the cache in the different web browsers. Cache on a computer is... [...]

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An error occurred during connection to the database

If you get this error message, it may be due to several reasons: Operational disturbance? First make sure there is... [...]

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Connect PHP to MySQL

If you want to connect PHP to MySQL, use the following code. Replace the login and connection details against those... [...]

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WP Super Cache

WP Super Cache is a plugin for WordPress, where the main feature is to generate static HTML files from your... [...]

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Custom error pages

When a web server cannot deliver a certain page it generates an error message. It may be because the page... [...]

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ASP.NET Trust level

In ASP.NET, administrators set, which in this case, we are, for each application a so-called Trust Level, specifying what the... [...]

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How do I keep my WordPress site secure?

WordPress is the world’s most used tool for building websites. There are thousands of themes and plugins for WordPress that... [...]

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ASP.NET rewrite

Rewrite addresses with (mod_rewrite) with ASP.NET. Using so-called “Pretty URLs” have become increasingly common to increase the usability of applications.... [...]

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My own error log

With a .htaccess file it is possible to choose where the error log will be saved. The example below saves... [...]

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Internal server error in WordPress

If you encounter the “Internal Server error” error message on your page, you probably have some component on the page... [...]

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Move to the latest Windows platform

Please note that you need a Business or Business Plus hosting package to place your website on our Windows platform.... [...]

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Reseting password for Joomla

This is a guide that shows you how to easily reset the password for its Joomla user if it has been... [...]

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How do I change the password in WordPress?

It’s a very easy process to change the password in WordPress, and a good tip is to put a strong... [...]

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URL redirection as in LoopiaDNS

Our URL Redirection (WWW Redirection) which you can enable in the LoopiaDNS service can be most easily compared to a... [...]

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Jmail

Our new Windows platform lacks support for Jmail, a software used to send emails from classic ASP, but that is... [...]

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Migrate Joomla

Its quite easy to move a Joomla-site to new domain. You’ll need a FTP-software and a FTP-account to your hosting... [...]

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Update database connections

Here we have collected the instructions for updating the links for database connections in products installed with our One Click... [...]

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MSSQL

This guide shows how to connect an MS SQL database that you have created with us. We recommend that you... [...]

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What PHP version are you running?

We usually offer several PHP versions on our UNIX platform. You choose your preferred PHP version yourself in Loopia Customer... [...]

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Security and PHP include

The most common security issues on a website built with PHP is the weaknesses in the use of the function... [...]

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Making your website appear on the Internet

Search engine optimization, search engine positioning or SEO is when you try to get a website to be seen by... [...]

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Migrate from Access to MySQL

Microsoft Access is a file-based database solution that is not appropriate for dynamic web sites. Although it is used extensively... [...]

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Write to a text file with ASP

If you want to write to a text file on the server you can use this code. This example shows... [...]

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Which ASP components do you have?

We have the following ASP components installed on our Windows 2003 servers. Jmail 4.4 Professional for email handling. Email with... [...]

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