Category: Knowledgebase


March 10, 2015

Trying to login to your websites FTP and find that you are unable to login with normal settings panel? At SnapFast we use the more secure FTP-SSL with explicit mode rather than standard FTP. If you are looking to connect using SFTP look at How to Setup a SnapFast SFTP Connection In explicit mode (also known as …

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This article outlines how to connect to your SnapFast hosting account using SSH FTP also known as sFTP. This method will require that your IP addres first be whitelisted on our firewalls. To connect to FTP without having your IP whitelisted, see How to Setup a SnapFast FTP-SSL Connection. We will use FileZilla in this example to demonstrate …

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February 16, 2015

If you’ve used Magento even a little bit the chances are that you’ve come across the “Magento Compiler” before. It’s found under System > Tools > Compilation. When installing most Magento extension they typically say to disable the compiler before installation. Some even say to leave it disabled for compatiblity issues. What is the Magento …

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February 1, 2015

Creating a backup of the Magento database is something you’ll probably want (and need) to do from time to time. We’ll try to cover just a few ways you can easily create a backup of the Magento files and/or database. When creating a backup for Magento, you’ll need to decide what you want to backup. …

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