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  1. Time frame for the logout session

    I am looking for the option to select the time frame for the logout session in Cloudways platform by myself

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  2. Access files via Control Panel, not just by FTP/SFTP

    Hi. Please give us the possibility to access the application's folders and files via the Control Panel, more specifically the zip/extract option. Sometimes when we upload multiple files via Filezilla, some files get skipped and it also takes a lot of time. As I said uploading a zipped folder and extract it on server is much faster and safer. Unfortunately, Filezilla does not support the extract feature.

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  3. Functionality to create logs for team memebers

    Ability to create a log for team members when are they logging in and logging out and even database users creation functionality should be there.

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  4. ability to exclude certain files/folders on staging > live push

    This would give the ability to exclude certain staging related configuration files or logs, etc. Would be very helpful for a lot of users I think. If you agree vote up!

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  5. You are having two very weekness point. 1- Short of Important applications such as Java,. 2- Creating new Database for a certain application

    You are having two very weekness points.
    1- Short of Important applications such as Java, MongoDB, etc.
    2- Creating new Database for a certain application
    3- Adding a new application, do not need to have public_html for all of them.

    Thank you

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  6. Pageviews report in the cloudwaysd administrative panel

    pageviews report in the cloudwaysd administrative panel!

    it would help a lot to know how many pages were viewed monthly

    primarily to inform agencies how much each application/server is consuming on page views

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  7. Notification Email on Destory/ Delete of Server or App

    When I destory/delete a Server or App;
    I would like to receive an email with Details for the Server/ App Deleted or Destroyed!

    As this is important for record-purpose!

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  8. manual backups . rather than automatic.

    Currently, the backups are automatic. Which is ok.But sometimes i would want a single back up and restore it whenever there is a problem in the site.

    Automatic backups also problematic in a scenario where the site had malware and that gets backuped as well.

    then we have to work from scratch and copy the content.

    Right now i have to use WP extensions but that is NOT ideal and a bit of a hassle

    so please consider adding this option

    thanks

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  10. Add averages to data displayed on Monitoring Details tab

    When viewing the Monitoring / Details server tab you can see charts which display data for a selected period, e.g. 7 days. I would like to see an average somewhere for the displayed data.

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  11. Fix the code for the article on enabling Gutenberg support for CPT

    The article is here: https://www.cloudways.com/blog/gutenberg-wordpress-custom-post-type/

    The fix is in the comment by John Laprairie who provides an extended list of array values for 'supports'.

    In particular, at least the 'title' value is required or when a new CPT is added, there will be no 'Add Title' field in the Gutenberg editor and no way to add a title for the CPT.

    It's easy to overlook the correct comment and simply use the code in the article with the expectation that it should work, without having to spend considerable time debugging. Maybe there has been an update to Gutenberg which requires…

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  12. Add date and time to local backups!

    So currently, when you create a local backup of your server the file is simply called:"backup.tgz".

    To make everyones life easier, why not add the date and time to the filename so its called:"backup27112019__0030.tgz" or something similar for example.

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  14. Enable php_mssql.dll & php_pdo_mssql.dll in php.ini

    We are trying to connect to Azure MSSQL using php and this need to enable phpmssql.dll & phppdo_mssql.dll in php.ini, and this is not supported.

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  15. Extend Account Login Time

    I am constantly getting logged out of my account all day long and in every browser. If someone is working at home on a private computer, isn't there a way to stay logged in as long as one wants or at least for a few days before getting logged out. It constantly is slowing up one's workflow. Thanks.

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  16. When a mistake is made during phone registration, let people delete it and start over.

    I tried to register and my phone was out of service, I was asked to give my phone number, and as soon as I gave it, there was a text sent I could not retrieve, and it wouldn't let me start over. I tried to delete the account months ago and just checked back and it's still not deleted. So I still can't get started. you should change this so you get more business and customers aren't forced to use a different service.

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  17. Increase (or remove) the timeout limit for supervisord jobs.

    The maximum time limie for Laravel Queue jobs is set at about 15 minutes - because the "Timeout" field only allows 3 characters.

    This seems like an arbitary limit, and a failry short one for some use cases.

    I'd like to increase that to at least 4 digits (almost 3 hours), or 5 (almost 28 hours) or to let us remove the limit entirely.

    I know the limitations want to avoid us breaking our servers, so if there's a reason CloudWays servers can only support 15 minutes of Queue Jobs then it would be useful to have that explained somewhere.

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  18. Ability to have backups not dependent on server being backed up

    Was recently told that restoring backups are 100% dependent on a server being functional. I believe we should be able to spin up a new server from a backup without having the original server 100% up and running. I understand it takes time to fix issues with a server, but if it is quicker to change servers, I want to be able to do that. Your engineers can fiddle with fixing things in their own time. I need my servers up.

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  19. Slow queries debug guide

    I would suggest your team to make some extensive guide on how to debug like slow redirects, slow ajax calls or slow checkout/order processing, long TTFBs etc ... everything that debug bar cant show, often even slow log cant show why it is happening ...

    Especially now where you changes support policy to not helping people with such cases ... I honestly cant find any reliable guide that would help to learn solving this issues and not paying hundreds and thousands for developers

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  20. Free Backups

    All your competitors have free backups, such as flywheel which used digital ocean servers. Please make backups free.

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