Shared database server upgrade complete

Our previously announced database server upgrade for our shared hosting customers has been completed. The upgrade procedure ran without issues. Total down-time totaled six minutes.

Upgrading shared database server (MariaDB / MySQL) from MariaDB 10.1 to 10.2

During the next week, as part of our commitment to providing up-to-date versions of technologies in a timely fashion, we plan to carry out an upgrade of our database server for shared web hosting clients. The upgrade will be from… READ MORE

Nominet WHOIS privacy changes

Since 22nd May 2018, Nominet, the body over-seeing the .uk domain name registry (in response to the “GDPR” law), no longer display names or addresses of domain owners as part of their WHOIS service. Consequently, we no longer sell WHOIS… READ MORE

Default PHP version now 7.2

In keeping with our commitment to promoting modern technologies, we have updated the default version of PHP used for new web hosting accounts from PHP 7.1 to 7.2. All customers can continue to request a different PHP version (from 5.2… READ MORE

WooCommerce 3.4 is coming

WooCommerce 3.4, including GDPR-related features, is nearly here. Versions of our plugins officially compatible with this new release are being released, today and tomorrow. Remember to test new WooCommerce versions on a staging site, and to make sure all your… READ MORE

Build a WooCommerce Takeaway Restaurant Food Ordering System

Build a WooCommerce Takeaway Restaurant Food Ordering System If you want to build a WooCommerce takeaway restaurant ordering system, you’ve come to the right place. I’m going to tell you everything you need to know about how to take takeaway… READ MORE

WooCommerce 3.3

WooCommerce 3.3 has been released. All current releases (i.e. latest versions) of our plugins are believed to be compatible. We did not encounter any issues during testing. However, it is still very strongly recommended to backup before updating, and to… READ MORE

Default PHP version now 7.1

In keeping with our commitment to promoting modern technologies, we have updated the default version of PHP used for new web hosting accounts from PHP 7.0 to 7.1. All customers can continue to request a different PHP version (from 5.2… READ MORE

WooCommerce 3.2

WooCommerce 3.2 is coming, and is scheduled for October 12th. This release is intended to be backwards-compatible. However, it is always recommended to test upgrades on a development version of your site, before trying on the live site. We have… READ MORE

Changelogs for all our WordPress plugins

We’ve just added a facility to our shop for WordPress plugins, to link the plugin’s changelog from the product page. This is automatic: as soon as we upload a new version of a plugin, these changelog pages update. This enables… READ MORE

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