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  1. File Manager

    Update Cloudways with ADD New Features "File Manager" to Upload Large File in ZIP.. and RAR Formats.

    28 votes
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  2. Allow to change server time zone

    Allow to change server timezone.
    Please to allow customer to change the servertimezone.
    I have difficulties to make cronjob, because there is different time between php & server time. I have cronjob to generate/update report in magento for every 5 minutes, then send it in end of day (around 23:xx). But, since the server time is different the report actually not complete & different with Magento report. please consider this.

    thanks

    28 votes
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  3. Create a vagrant file so we can replicate the server locally

    Not sure if this should go in stacks or server settings.

    Anyway for us developers it would be really good to be able to use a vagrant file to spin up a local copy of your server with settings so we can build on the exact same platform as live.

    Vagrant is a quick and easy way to share virtual machines, and would allow developers to develop tools on a platform which matches live.

    27 votes
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    Thanks Paul. Would a docker image suit the same needs?. Assume so. We are leaning towards it for the exact same problem you mention.

    Cloudways Team

  4. SSH On Off Button

    A simple button to turn ssh on and off, ssh can be turned off until the admin needs to use it so it adds an additional level of security straight on the dashboard. Thanks

    27 votes
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  5. Force SSL

    It would be nice if we could have a Force SSL option from the control panel for wordpress. Then you would not have to install a ssl plugin or add rules to HTACCESS

    26 votes
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  6. MySQL 8

    MySQL 8 GA was just released recently. There are many improvements versus 5.x and it would be the future.

    https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/8.0/en/mysql-nutshell.html

    26 votes
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  7. Use nginx for php-fpm dynamic content - instead of the current setup of nginx reverse proxy for static and apache for php-fpm

    The current setup seems to be only using nginx as reverse proxy in front of apache/php-fpm.

    Right now requests seem to go this way nginx->apache->php-fpm.

    We'd like to test with apache completely removed and nginx->php-fpm direct.

    We'd like to have a nginx -> php-fpm setup for generating dynamic content on uncached pages for faster performance.

    We are able to get twice the page loading speed from a direct setup on Linode with identical specs with Nginx used for php-fpm than the Thunderstack use of Nginx only as a reverse proxy and Apache for php-fpm dynamic content.

    When a customer is…

    25 votes
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  8. Allow changing Wordpress admin credentials and make default password stronger

    Admin Area Access credentials for Wordpress are not correct when cloning a website. This causes confusion on what the correct password is. Also, when adding an application, the default password created for wordpress credentials are rather weak. Would like ability to set more secure password and also change/sync a password with Admin Area Access details so that this information could be shared among admin staff.

    25 votes
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  9. Client specific billing for apps or servers

    Could you guys add in a client billing feature like they have at https://wpoven.com/?
    You can enter clients attached to applications and bill them monthly through the site control panel. It would be the cherry on top for Cloudways.

    25 votes
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  10. Send Emails When Cron Job Fails To Run

    The only way to tell if a cron job has failed is to log in to the console and type mail.

    It would be great if these where emailed much like the DenyHosts Messages are.

    25 votes
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  11. Add elastic email log in console

    I really like how easy it is to use elastic email in Cloudways. However, there is no way to find out if emails were sent/delivered. We have to chat with support to check if an email was sent.

    It would be nice to have an interface in console to view sent email logs.

    23 votes
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  12. Add PDF invoice to billing notifications

    I think it would be great if you could attach a PDF copy of the monthly invoices to the billing notification e-mails.

    Currently when we receive a billing notification, we have to login to our account with two-factor just get a copy for out accounting department.

    This is really a needless waste of time for all customers who need the invoice - every month!

    I think this suggesting should be easy and quick to implement, and would be a benefit to all customers.

    23 votes
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  13. Allow modifying apache configuration settings

    An option to allow the apache config file shoule be present. Things like KeepAlive and a lot more settings have a big impact on performance.

    23 votes
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  14. Add Craft CMS as new supported application

    It would be nice to have Craft CMS (www.buildwithcraft.com) support built in.

    23 votes
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  15. Memory savings by use myslqnd instead of old libmysql

    Replace libmysql by mysqlnd
    (two command lines)

    Huge memory savings on read-only queries.

    More info at http://slideshare.net/jpauli/mysqlnd

    23 votes
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  16. Add Open Source Ghost Blogging Platform

    Ghost is a platform dedicated to one thing: Publishing. It's beautifully designed, completely customisable and completely Open Source. Ghost allows you to write and publish your own blog, giving you the tools to make it easy and even fun to do.

    23 votes
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  17. LiteSpeed urgently required.

    Given that Digital Ocean, Vultr and others are well able to offer LiteSpeed or OpenLiteSpeed we urgently need the facility to provide LiteSpeed Acceleration for WordPress and other comaptible applications. Integrating the same with Breeze or Adding in the LiteSpeed Plugin would make a huge difference and keep Cloudways at the cutting edge where it should be.

    22 votes
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  18. 22 votes
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  19. Monthly bandwidth on per app basis

    It would be great to see what app consumes most of the bandwidth.

    22 votes
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  20. Please add support for Microsoft ASP.net

    Hello Cloudways Team,
    Recently I built a site on asp.net and when I'm going to buy another server and see that cloudways didn't support ASP.net my heart was broken :( cause cloudways is my first choice for cloud server. Please add support if possible :(

    22 votes
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