Websites now being served over IPv6

IPv6 is the next generation of the Internet protocol. Ideally, it’s something you’ll never have to know about! The short version is that the current generation – IPv4 – doesn’t allow as many devices on the Internet as the world… READ MORE

PHP 5.6 now available, and SSL improvements

Rather shockingly, stats show that currently less than a quarter of web hosting sites run on PHP versions that haven’t been end-of-lifed by the PHP group. This means that over three-quarters are running on versions for which no bug fixes… READ MORE

Unplanned maintenance / downtime report, 29th October

As many of you will have noticed, there were several hours of unplanned downtime for UK mail and shared hosting services from late afternoon until late evening yesterday, Thursday 29th October. This was caused by a defective hard disk drive…. READ MORE

WooCommerce Minimum and Maximum Order Extension

If you run a WooCommerce shop, then you may be interested in our new plugin. This plugin gives WooCommerce the ability to apply rules for minimum and maximum purchases to customers. To get the full information and screenshots, go to the… READ MORE

Unplanned down-time (now over)

Some customers will have noticed unplanned down-time on their websites during the last hour, during which the affected websites could not contact their databases. This was caused by a mistaken and unannounced change in network routing at our data-centre company…. READ MORE

WooCommerce 2.4 / WordPress 4.3 plugin compatibility

We’re please to say that we’ve now finished testing all of our commercial plugins on the forthcoming WooCommerce 2.4 and WordPress 4.3 (tested on release candidate 1). Where necessary, new releases have been made. In particular, users of our WooCommerce… READ MORE

WooCommerce Opening Hours / Delivery Times 1.5.7 released – including WooCommerce 2.4 compatibility

Version 1.5.7 of our popular WooCommerce extension for adding times to your shop (opening hours, delivery times, and various other possibilities) has been released. This release has been tested on the upcoming releases of WordPress 4.3 and WooCommerce 2.4, both… READ MORE

WooCommerce Opening Hours / Delivery Times 1.5.1 released

A new release of our popular WooCommerce opening hours/delivery times extension for adding times to your WooCommerce shop has been released, with these changes: Feature: New capability to add a notice to products’ pages out-of-hours (so, if you use this,… READ MORE

WooCommerce EU VAT Compliance plugin version 1.10.1 released

Version 1.10.1 of our popular WooCommerce extension for helping with EU VAT (IVA/MwST/etc.) compliance has been released, with these improvements: Feature: VAT summary report table now has an option to export the table directly as a CSV file Feature: It is… READ MORE

PHP 5.5

We are in process of implementing an upgrade from PHP 5.4 to PHP 5.5 as PHP 5.4’s final end of life approaches in a couple of months time. This should be a pain-free migration, as PHP 5.5 has only some… READ MORE