Email outage on hosting server ds217

We currently experiencing an email outage on hosting server ds217.

14:03 The cause of the issue has been found and a fix is being worked on.
14:52 Fix has been applied and service appears to be running again.

4th Oct 2019
Wordpress 5 is coming

Wordpress is releasing  on around 19th November 2018 once the stable version of WordPress 5.0 is launched.  If you have auto-updates enabled for a Wordpress installation this may effect you. We have a new options in Softaculous which allows you to choose between minor and major updates. Minor will keep Wordpress running at 4.x, major will ... Read More »

12th Nov 2018
Backups are currently causing load issues

A performance issue has been identified while backups are running. With an increase in data being backed up, backups are taking longer than expected. Currently alternatives are beening looked at in the backup methodology.

1st Feb 2018
Load issues

We are currently experiencing some load issues on the main hosting server and are working to correct this issue.

15th Jan 2018
Auto update reminder for Open Source projects

A recent discovery of a security flaw in Wordpress has exposed all sites prior to 4.7.2. This major flaw if left unleft makes it possible for hackers to comprimise Wordpress websites. recommend linking your website to our auto updater and enabling automatic ... Read More »

15th Feb 2017
Free LetsEncrypt SSL

Thanks to LetsEncrypt we can now offer free SSL encryption on your web site. Need a hand setting it up contact our service centre. The option is avaliable in the web hosting control panel, under SSL Certificates. Login into the web hosting control panel (Select your domain if you have multiple). Got SSL Certificates Choose Free & ... Read More »

15th Jan 2017
PHP5 and PHP7 Now Avaliable

We have both php5 and php7 web hosting available. You can switch between versions on the same site without migration, so trying your php5 website on php7 is easy as.Why php7 It's faster ... in many cases much faster It's safe, and is now the main version being developed You'll have to do it some day, as php5 will be reaching end of life 2018 ... Read More »

15th Dec 2016
The Hosting servers are being updated

The web servers are currently receiving a major update. This is a large update that will take serveral days to fully implement. There will be small periods (less than an hour) where your web site may go offline. In nearly all cases your site web site will continue to work after the updates, in a few cases a web site may become obsolete due to ... Read More »

20th May 2016
DB outtage

We are experiencing some issues with our database server at the moment.

We are working to fix this ASAP.

Update 18:06: Looks like the database is running again. We will continue to monitor the situation.

31st Mar 2015
.nz (dot nz) domains are now open for registration.

.nz (dot nz) domains are now open for registration.

Do you need both?
It's hard to say, as to some it's just one more domain. But it's probably that many people will start registering .nz over the others domains.

31st Mar 2015