How to use Gmail or Amazon SES with Magento

Let’s configure Gmail or Amazon SES with Magento2 or Magento 1 or any other php application, basically will configure our server in a way so any php application will then use local php mail but email will route with any SMTP provider. Step 1

Now will edit or add .msmtprc file

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Magento 2.01 Broken CSS and Magento 2.01 Admin Page not found

Fix is easy as I am using Apache(2), I was able to fix this by adding the following piece of code in my

Located at

Directory /var/www is going to be your complete path of Magento 2 store


Mod_pagespeed with Apache on Ubuntu

Speed Up the Web with Google Page Speed = Apache2 If you’re on a 64-bit version (likely)…  

If you’re on a 32-bit version (less likely)…

Remove the downloaded package

Setup The installation package handles a lot of configuration out-of-the-box. In fact, there are conservative defaults that are automatically enabled […]


Apache2 w/Percona 5.6 Installation Ubuntu Willy

Its been a long time since my last update, I was busy with family and work. Today I will show how we install Apache2 using Ubuntu latest edition Willy as of Jan-23-2016

Finally we restart Apache2  for the last time

Now will install Percona Database Server Instead of […]


Magento Apc and Memcached Speed up Magento

I hear a lot of time that people complaints about “Magento is very slow”. In my opinion Magento is not a good solution if you are hosting it in a Shared environment, If you’ve a dedicated server then YES, use it otherwise just use baby e-commerce software available online. This article will focus on configuring and […]


Nginx Deny From IP

Nginx is a very unique Web Server, today I will show how to deny IP using Nginx, Please note you must have this module installed in your Nginx web server , If you don’t have it installed – Simply download my pre-compile Nginx which comes with all the necessary modules known to NGINX.

Will […]


Nginx Ubuntu Server 15.04 Precompile Pagespeed Module

Great news, I was able to compile Nginx with the following modules for all Ubuntu flavors listed below

12.04 14.04 & 15.04 all flavors x64bit Before you install run

Then download the following and install unzip the package. Look for your flavor Ubuntu version and go inside the directory to install using […]


Nginx Pagespeed Modsecurity Pre-compile

I’ve pre-compile nginx 1.6.2, with the following modules. You will get Google Pagespeed, Mod_Security and all your Gzip compression modules, I’ve compile this for the Ubuntu 12.04 x64 & Ubuntu 14.04 x64. Let’s get started. Download precompile Nginx 1.6.2 from here I am assuming you’ve already installed your Ubuntu OS, once that’s installed simply run the […]


Block Country using Iptables

Block Country using Iptables

During the installation, you will be asked if you want to save the iptable rules to both the IPv4 rules and the IPv6 rules. Say yes to both. Your rules will then be saved in /etc/iptables/rules.v4 and /etc/iptables/rules.v6. Once the installation is complete, start iptables-persistent running: