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What is the problem with “ß”

Our German customers frequently ask to start supporting the German “ß” character in Plesk. The character is also known as “sharp-s” or “Eszett”.  So why don’t we just fix this problem? Well, the answer is that the problem is not in Plesk and is not at the server-side at all. As you may know, international […]

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Extensions: IDE and APIs Hinting

A development process should be comfortable. It means that you should have an editor or an IDE that allows you to express your thoughts in a fast and easy manner. Of course, the editor or the IDE requires fine-tuning. If you are working on a new extension for Plesk, I suggest to take a look at PhpStorm. […]

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Plesk and Django

As a follow-up to the article about Ruby on Rails and Plesk I’ll try to explain how to organize Django hosting on Plesk. We will use an Ubuntu 14.04 server and Plesk 12.0 for our experiments. I assume that you will get this configuration somehow. Plesk may use Apache and Apache+nginx for serving of websites. In the […]

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Plesk 12.1.8 Preview

Plesk 12.1.8 early preview is available. This build is not for production usage, only for demonstration purposes. Changelog Preview release highlights:​ Fully reworked Databases screen. Many features were improved and many new were added. The most notable: 

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Plesk and Ruby on Rails

In this article I’ll try to explain how to run Ruby on Rails applications on a server managed by Plesk. Plesk itself does not support modern Rails apps natively. But this doesn’t mean that you cannot deploy such applications to Plesk hosting. We will use an Ubuntu 14.04 server and Plesk 12.0 for our experiments. I assume […]

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Dropbox Backup 2.0

Dropbox Backup is a Plesk extension that extends the built-in Backup Manager and allows you to use Dropbox storage. Read more about the extension in the previous post. A new version of the extension was recently released. It is available in the Extensions Catalog. In this post, I would like to announce new features implemented […]

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Plesk 12 and NAT Manager Extension

There might be cases when a Plesk server is located in a private network and it has only one internal IP address. In such cases, website visitors can access the hosted sites via the NAT technology. NAT translates public IP addresses into internal IP addresses and encapsulates this information in network packets. Plesk uses one and […]

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New Skin for Plesk 12

We’ve always strived to keep Plesk visually modern and pleasant for users, so we have created a new additional skin for Plesk 12. We would love to hear your opinion on this skin, as we’re evaluating it as a possible replacement for current default Plesk skin. Try this new look&feel and let us know what […]

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