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  1. allow edits to nginx config

    Sometimes edits need to be applied to nginx config such as:

    location ~* .(doc|pdf|xml)$ {
    add_header X-Robots-Tag "noindex, noarchive, nosnippet";
    }

    This is not currently possible and there is no work around.

    This means that google will index lots of files that it shouldn't and can cause many SEO problems.

    9 votes

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  2. Read only user for database

    It would be nice to have a read only user for the database so that people that need to perform SELECT queries don't use the admin user to log in.

    9 votes

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  3. Wildcard SSL for multisite but also works for mapped domains

    Right now we have two options for having SSL working for WordPress networks. We can have a wildcard SSL certificate OR we manually map domains to each subsite. It would be nice of we could have both.

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    9 votes

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  4. Improve Drupal 8 Varnish Integration

    Drupal 8 installs on cloudways currently include the varnish module which is unstable and not recommended for production use. This should be replaced with the purge module, as per the project page:
    https://www.drupal.org/project/varnish

    Additionally, Drupal 8 has a very robust built-in caching api, which can be configured to work together with Varnish for much more efficient caching / cache invalidation. This would require custom configuration of the Varnish vcl for Drupal 8 instances, see the official drupal documentation here:
    https://www.drupal.org/docs/8/api/cache-api/varnish

    9 votes

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  5. Enable SSLSessionCache

    This configures the storage type of the global/inter-process SSL Session Cache. This cache is an optional facility which speeds up parallel request processing. For requests to the same server process (via HTTP keep-alive), OpenSSL already caches the SSL session information locally. But because modern clients request inlined images and other data via parallel requests (usually up to four parallel requests are common) those requests are served by different pre-forked server processes. Here an inter-process cache helps to avoid unnecessary session handshakes.

    Ex.: SSLSessionCache shm:/usr/local/apache/logs/sslgcachedata(32000)

    https://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/mod_ssl.html#sslsessioncache

    Or via Memcached (but this requires Apache v2.4) :
    https://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.4/en/mod/mod_socache_memcache.html

    9 votes

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  6. Multiple IP addresses assigned to a server

    I would love to have the option to assign multiple IP addresses to a server, so we can have different apps each on its own IP, on the same server. Right now, we have to boot up a new server (multiplying the costs) each time we need a new IP for an app.

    8 votes

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  7. Same package as Digital Ocean

    Have the possibility to have the same Standard Droplets and CPU Optimized Droplets as Digital Ocean : https://www.digitalocean.com/pricing/

    7 votes

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  8. Tracked deletions in git should be synced with the server upon deployment

    Currently when using the git deployment feature, if you delete a previously tracked file and push this change to the server it doesn't delete the file from the server.

    This means you're left with lots of legacy files that are no longer needed, and your repo is no longer in sync with your server files.

    This can cause issues if you ever wanted to push changes back from the server to git as it would then track the previously deleted files and re-add them to the sever!

    I'd assume this to be expected behaviour but there might be a reason…

    7 votes

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  9. Install X-sendfile on Server

    Install X-sendfile on Server

    According to this article below, you mention using X-Sendfile to serve digital downloads for woocommerce. It is not currently installed on servers by default, and would be great if it was. Also to provide instructions on best way to setup for secure downloads for woocommerce.

    https://www.cloudways.com/blog/woocommerce-settings-and-options/

    7 votes

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  10. Auto-scale Up and down as per traffic without rebooting

    For cloud server there should be auto scale feature for resources, this should work auto-scale up and down according to traffic without rebo

    7 votes

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  11. 7 votes

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  12. Install Ghostscript

    Just that, please install Ghostscript as it's a requirement for other tools such as GraphicsMagick and ImageMagick

    Thanks!

    7 votes

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  13. Allow changing Varnish config file (VCL) after application setup

    A dropdown with options next to the "Varnish Toggle" button allowing us to choose which VCL is configured with this application would allow us flexibility to change our stack without having to create a whole new application and reconfigure ours.

    7 votes

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  14. Add AWSCLI from AWS to your servers

    Adding awscli will allow users to use all the power of amazon aws system on your servers, including sync data to S3, and much more.
    It is really easy to install, official development from Amazon and it will offer great possibilities to admins.

    7 votes

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  15. Vultr bare metal option

    Vultr now offers dedicated bare metal servers at a good price when I compare it to the virtual servers and maybe to the cloudways pricing too.

    So it would be great in the future to be able to clone over to bare metal dedicated from digital ocean or other provider. I only propose this if there is actual countable benefit over your current virtual options. Well it definitely makes a difference to applications that have a high load and traffic.

    Vultr also offers Ddos protection.

    7 votes

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  16. Allow Remote-SSH (addon) connection from VS Code

    When using Remote-SSH addon for VS Code:
    https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=ms-vscode-remote.remote-ssh

    I think it tries to install something on host (and fails).
    Allowing to do so will support working on remote files directly from VS Code which will be super-cool and convenient
    =)

    6 votes

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  17. Ability to disable Off-site Backup

    1) Off-site backup is a paid service. Please allow us to disable it if we want to.

    2) What's your reasoning for rounding up backup charges on $0.5 increments?

    6 votes

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  18. Make phpmyadmin as default database manager

    Hi,

    Why don't make phpmyadmin as the default database manager. Everybody uses it. All tutorials on the web are about this manager.
    Not this cloudways default manager.

    Now i always need to do a complicated time taking installation.
    This is not user friendly?

    6 votes

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  19. 6 votes

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  20. Add Docker support

    Hi!
    Please, add Docker support.
    Thank you.

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