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  1. Ability to upload or enter .env information

    Be able to upload a .env file, or enter the .env key/pair values in the console. Many frameworks (such as Laravel) utilise the .env file to change configuration between dev and prod, and they should never be pushed via git.

    15 votes

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  2. Better app submission

    The process should be:

    1 - Type of the app (Wordpress, Prestashop...)
    2 - Name of the app (My Application)
    3 - Primary Domain (myappdomain.com)
    4 - SSH Key (Yes[] - No[] and if yes "Paste you SSH Key)

    Actually these steps means 3 app restarts and 5 minutes, with all these steps at the app creation time it would take no more than 1mn.

    15 votes

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  3. Please add Backup Comment option in application backup and server backup

    Please Add Backup Comment option in application backup and server backup so that we can input why was a backup created at this time and which one to chose when restoring from backup.

    14 votes

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  4. Create staging site from backup

    Problem: Right now I have to use a third party backup solution because Cloudways built in backup solution is incomplete.

    Solution: Allow users to restore a backup as a separate application or staging site. This allows us to easily see what the website looked like at any point in the past when a regression issue happens. Also allow us to download backups, so we can pull out specific files from the past without having to revert the database and loose eCommerce order data.

    14 votes

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  6. add max_file_uploads to server PHP settings

    add maxfileuploads to server PHP settings so this can easily be setup for specific needs.

    12 votes

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  7. Allow GIT Deployment to private_html

    Currently, the ability to deploy directly from GIT is limited to the publichtml folder. In our case, our application is housed in privatehtml. It would be great if we had the option to deploy from GIT directly to the private_html folder.

    12 votes

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  8. More mysql config options

    It would be nice to have more granular access to the mysql/mariadb configuration. A few more items that would be good to be able to configure:

    querycachesize
    joinbuffersize
    tmptablesize
    maxheaptable_size

    12 votes

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  9. Interface option to restore local backups

    I need a option in platform to restore the local backup... Today the only way to restore a local backup is manual.

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  10. Confusing / wrong password info after migration

    there is a wrong/confusing information in the panel

    1. Create an app, WordPress
    2. Migrate a WP website into this app using Cloudways migrate plugin
    3. In the app infos, we see : Admin panel, Password : xxx

    This password xxx is wrong, as it's the password of the imported WP that replaced this one
    It's confusing
    Maybe after a migration has been done, replace this password xxx by a sentence explaining this

    11 votes

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  11. Allow freelancers to invoice their customers directly from Cloudways Platform by setting up recurring invoices

    Cloudways should provide freelancers with a feature that allows them to manage their clients and charge them directly from the Cloudways Platform by setting up recurring invoices. There should be a central dashboard where freelancers can manage all their clients and invoices

    10 votes

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  12. Allow us to see our error logs (php, apache, mysql)

    We want to see the logs of our apps

    10 votes

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  13. Make it easy to create redirects

    Every $3 a month host with c-panel lets you map a domain or subdomain to a subdirectory with just a few clicks. I was just told this needs to be coded into my .htaccess file (?!). A redirect is also helpful if you want to keep a public link the same but change your site structure. Please add this basic functionality.

    10 votes

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  14. Filter Applications by Server or Project

    I'd like to filter and not only sort by Server my applications as the list is getting too big.

    10 votes

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  15. Fine grain team member permissions

    Please add permissions/restrictions for:

    Purchasing additional services
    Scaling the server
    Changing packages
    Managing Addons

    10 votes

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  16. 10 votes

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  17. Add option to reset back ownership of files / folder to app user (chown)

    Right now we can reset permission in APPLICATION SETTINGS, which is very helpful when you want to delete files, etc. But there is no option to revert back to the ownership to app user.
    It will be very handy to have this instead of asking staff to run a chown.

    9 votes

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  18. Ability to backup just the database and restore it from the console.

    Ability to backup just the database and restore it from the console.

    9 votes

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    You can easily achieve this via the Dump and Import features of the Click&Go Mysql Manager from console. We think that this should be enough for most cases.

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  19. Add Team Members to Projects & Give Permissions to Applications on Projects

    I would like to add a team member(s) to a project so that when applications or added or removed from that project, the permissions for that team member to access that application are correspondingly added or removed.

    8 votes

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  20. Add Full URL path to files to Application Management tab

    This is the part of the file path that precedes your document root (eg /home/<your-id>.cloudwaysapps.com/<your-user>/publichtml/publichtml/). This is relatively easy to find but simply posting it as part of the application information would save needless steps.

    8 votes

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