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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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Plesk 12.0 RTM

Although there was no official announcement yet, Plesk 12.0 was released and is already available for deployment. The general availability mark will be set a little bit later, but now this release is in the “early adopter” stage. This means that you can install it right now and start using the new features.

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Extensions: Development Environment

This article describes how to setup a development environment for creation of Plesk extensions. Creation of a new Plesk extension can be started from generating a new stub. To do this log in to a machine with Plesk installation and type the following command:

Here is an example of output:

This command will […]

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How Plesk supports MySQL and PHP variants

Plesk for Linux since version 11.5 supports third-party builds and variants of MySQL server, PHP packages and PHP-FPM. For example, you may install MariaDB or Percona Server in place of OS vendor MySQL packages. Or you may install PHP packages from Webtatic (or any other) repository. And Plesk will properly support such alternatives, including the […]

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