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  1. forwards domain to another

    forwards domain to another.

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  2. SFTP Mode Like Pantheon

    One thing I love about Pantheon is that it already has a GIT server. Secondly, the most fantastic part is that it doesn't add any code in the install until its committed through pantheon's dashboard... in short mimics GIT Push.

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  3. Trial Account expires after deleting a server

    I was setting up a trial account to evaluate Cloudways. I created a server on DigitalOcean, but noticed only after creation that the default location was set to London.

    Being in the US, I wanted to recreate it in the SF or NY zone. So I clicked to delete the server.

    Immediately after deleting, I was presented with a message stating that my 14-day trial account was now expired... just minutes in.

    I'm fine with a one server limit, but I would expect that to be limited to one simultaneous instance.

    In lieu of that, it would have been nice…

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  4. Allow markup of a servers cost and send the bill to client

    We manage websites for our clients and would like the ability to add a client as a billing team member so they get the invoice. however we would like to be able to set a markup cost to the server to cover our management costs.

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  5. Resource Boost

    It would be nice to be able to boost performance briefly by purchasing some temporary resources and then to be able to go back down, during development

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  6. Allow restore points to be cloned to staging

    Often, I have glitches that creep in to my websites, It would be good to be able to clone a restore point to the staging server so I can see an old version or perhaps get some files back that I have deleted or revert to a css versions from a few days ago. Currently, I have to restore to live (not ideal!!) then make a staging site then revert back to pre restore.

    1 vote
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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  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. 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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  16. 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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  17. Enable less strong *staging site* passwords

    Hi

    I notice that recently you have put in place tools which force a strong username and password for staging sites. Previously the username and password could be anything at all.

    I'd like to suggest that you should roll back this change. Although (of course!) I am wholly in agreement that passwords should be strong in almost all cases, I believe that staging sites should have an option for this not to be the case.

    Why?


    1. Mainly - because the most obvious use case here is for sharing with a client. Whereas we could previously have for instance "demo" and…

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  18. 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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  19. Delegate access to manage accounts

    You add suspicious login attempt, I manage 10 accounts, now I have to email owner every time I login???

    It makes no sense

    Allow to add email address by admin to have full access

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  20. 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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