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Learn how to manage your CS:GO Server Hosting with our Counter-Strike: Global Offensive guides.

CS:GO Keybinds – Blog

CS:GO Keybinds

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is a strategic combat game that has many controls, as there are tons of features and abilities to use. These are called keybinds, which are keyboard buttons programmed to execute functions. All of them are customizable,...
CSGO Optimization – Blog

CSGO Optimization

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is a competitive experience, so when your game starts to have decreased frames, bad ping, or other performance issues, it can be frustrating. In an intense combat situation where every shot counts, freezing and stuttering...
How to 1v1 in CS:GO – Blog

How to 1v1 in CS:GO

Whether you’ve been challenged to a duel or want to show off your skills, one vs one matches in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive are possible. However, only using default maps for 1v1 games can lead to prolonged sessions and lack of dedicated combat f...
How to Add Plugins to a CS:GO Server – Blog

How to Add Plugins to a CS:GO Server

When playing Counter Strike: Global Offensive, you may feel that the base-game is lacking or stale. Thankfully, you are able to install Sourcemod and Metamod plugins, allowing you to alter your CS:GO experience. From aesthetic changes such as changing...
How to Ban Players in CSGO – Blog

How to Ban Players in CSGO

Game servers are fun for all to play and build a community together. However, in some cases, players or unwanted players can cause trouble and need to be removed from the server. Apex Hosting CS:GO servers have a system in place to ban such problematic...
How to Bind Jump to Scroll Wheel in CS:GO – Blog

How to Bind Jump to Scroll Wheel in CS:GO

Movement is crucial to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, especially jumping as this allows players to overcome obstacles and gain possible advantages over enemies. However, there are tricks to use for better results such as bunny hopping and custom keybinds....
How to Change the Map on a CS:GO Server – Blog

How to Change the Map on a CS:GO Server

Playing CS:GO online can be both fun and entertaining, whether you are teaming up with your friends or playing with randoms, there is plenty of gameplay to experience. However if you are playing the same map for a prolonged amount of time, you may be...
How to Change the Name of a CSGO Server – Blog

How to Change the Name of a CSGO Server

When hosting a Counter Strike: Global Offensive server, you may become tired of the default server name. Luckily, CSGO dedicated servers allow you to customize the server name that appears in-game. Whether you want your server to stand out in a list or...
How to Connect to a CS:GO Server via FTP – Blog

How to Connect to a CS:GO Server via FTP

Starting up a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive server may involve editing settings, installing plugins, among other customizations. These processes can be challenging for new owners, especially since there are many game files to review. Accessing them...
How to Control Warmup in CSGO – Blog

How to Control Warmup in CSGO

Starting a new match in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive typically has warmups before the game begins. This is used to make sure all players get connected to the match and allows players to practice before the game starts. It usually lasts for 60 seconds,...
How to Edit CS:GO Server Settings – Blog

How to Edit CS:GO Server Settings

Customizing your Counter-Strike: Global Offensive server can involve lots of time, effort, and research, especially for new owners. This is due to the overwhelming amount of files and settings to review, among other aspects. For example, some players...
How to Enable Cheats in CSGO – Blog

How to Enable Cheats in CSGO

Playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is fun with all the original gamemodes, but sometimes it can become boring after a while. Thankfully, CS:GO allows you to enable cheats to access settings that aren’t usually allowed. However, enabling cheats...
How to Fast Forward CS:GO Replay – Blog

How to Fast Forward CS:GO Replay

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is an incredibly competitive game, offering its players a skill ladder to climb. Sometimes, you’ll encounter cheaters or suspiciously good shooters in your matches. This can become problematic if you’re trying to get bet...
How to Fly in CS:GO – Blog

How to Fly in CS:GO

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has many different and unique maps with tons of detail, which players tend to memorize for matches. For example, people may explore the environment to gather information about potential strategies. For most CS players,...
How to Get Rid of HUD in CS:GO – Blog

How to Get Rid of HUD in CS:GO

As you and players alike load up CS:GO and enter in a match, sometimes a moment is perfect for a screenshot. Whether you’re admiring a weapon skin or a dead player’s model position, taking a snapshot is used for many aspects. However, in some cases, the...
How to install Sourcemod and Metamod for CS:GO – Blog

How to install Sourcemod and Metamod for CS:GO

When playing Counter Strike: Global Offensive, you may feel the need to install plugins to your server, as these can create significant gameplay and aesthetic improvements. In order for these plugins to work, Sourcemod and Metamod are required to run...
How to Join a CS:GO Server – Blog

How to Join a CS:GO Server

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is a very popular game despite how long it has been around. Since it is a multiplayer shooter, servers are a large part of gameplay. While there are many official servers to choose from, there are also plenty of community-created...
How to Make a CS:GO Server – Blog

How to Make a CS:GO Server

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive servers offer a customizable experience for you and your friends to enjoy, as there are downloadable plugins, workshop mods, and other available configurations. These truly give you total control over the game and its...
How to Open Console on CSGO – Blog

How to Open Console on CSGO

Running commands in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive requires the Developer Console, but you may not know where or how to use it. By default, CSGO disabled that feature, which can be frustrating or annoying. Once activated, you can enjoy commands that...
How to Use Workshop Maps on a CS:GO Server – Blog

How to Use Workshop Maps on a CS:GO Server

In the world of CS:GO server hosting, there are many ways to customize your server. Whether you use various plugins or tweak the game with commands, each server can become completely unique. Another way to achieve this is through the use of custom workshop...
Scoreboard Not Showing in CS:GO – Blog

Scoreboard Not Showing in CS:GO

Playing any type of match in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive involves using the score system, as users tend to check on their in-game performance. This is an important feature to use, from counting your kills to viewing another player’s death amount, t...
The Best CS:GO Launch Options – Blog

The Best CS:GO Launch Options

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive can be an intense game or an enjoyable time in casual gamemodes, but sometimes issues may arise. A common problem is performance, as players can occasionally lag due to poor frames per second (FPS), latency, or other potential...
The Best CSGO Commands – Blog

The Best CSGO Commands

When playing a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive match or server, you may enjoy the gameplay more with commands to enhance the experience. Viewing additional information, customizing the player model or minimap, bot functions, and cheats are all available...