How to use Let’s Encrypt on Hypernode

Introduction Let’s Encrypt is a CA Authority that provides free SSL certificates through domain validation and automated retrieval. It is started as a joint effort by big companies in the IT world to provide free and transparent SSL certification and validation through automation. The key principles behind Let’s Encrypt are, (taken from their website): Free: […]

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How to Use MailHog on Hypernode

Debugging outgoing mail issues could require you to inspect all outgoing mail from a webshop. With MailHog you can send out as many test emails as you’d like, none will reach your customers. MailHog is an email testing tool for developers to catch all these emails in a single mailbox. Please note: any mail sent […]

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Hypernode CLI tools and Magerun plugins

We provide many tools to make your life as a developer easier. We’ve been asked several times to provide a list with tools. This page is an overview of all tools available on Hypernodes and hypernode-vagrant to Hypernode users. Hypernode-systemctl CLI tool The hypernode-systemctl tool allows you to set certain values for your Hypernode via […]

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Hypernode-docker

The official Hypernode Docker image for Magento development is now available. This image can be used to set up a fast and easy local development environment for Hypernode, or as a build machine in a CI environment representative of the production environment. The image contains the exact same packages and configuration as a real Hypernode except for […]

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Hypernode-systemctl CLI tool

The hypernode-systemctl tool allows you to set certain values for your Hypernode via the command line interface. In the past we asked you to contact support or (if you are a Dutch customer) to go to your Service Panel to change a setting. The hypernode-systemctl tool saves valuable time and makes developing and maintaining a […]

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Importing a firewalled Magento through another server

A good firewall is rarely a bad thing, yet it can make some actions more complicated. Because some hosters only whitelist certain IPs, sometimes you might need to import a shop through a proxy. This article shows two methods of using the hypernode-importer for automatically migrating or copying Magento shops to another server in combination […]

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Install Xdebug on Hypernode Vagrant

[DEPRECATED] Hypernode Vagrant is deprecated. Although you may continue to use it, we recommend you to use the Hypernode Docker instead. Xdebug is a debugger for PHP. It can be used to retrieve extended debug information and stacktraces from your development environment and send it to a log file or to your IDE or browser. […]

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Link your domain to your Hypernode

Note: this article is relevant to Dutch customers only who’s domains are hosted at Byte. Introduction Thanks to Hypernode’s very cool Dedicated IP feature the IP-address of your Hypernode does not (!) change when you change a Hypernode plan. However, there are 2 exceptions to take into account. Dedicated IP on Hypernode – 2 exceptions […]

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Magento image optimization howto

If you want a faster shop, you have probably looked at Google Pagespeed Insights for useful sugestions. It probably told you to optimize your images. Which means, reducing the size-on-disk without losing quality. This is a very cumbersome process if you do this by hand (opening in Photoshop, saving-as, etcetera). But it is very easy if you […]

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Node.js and NPM on Hypernode (to use Gulp, Sass, Compass, Less, grunt-cli, etc)

Update 18-08-2016: We decided to pre-install Node.js on all Hypernodes due to growing demand. You can still choose to install the most recent version by downloading the preinstalled version from the Node.js website, just be aware a Node.js installation is present on the Hypernode itself already. Using the installed version of Node.js If you use […]

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