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.
We are currently experiencing some load issues on the main hosting server and are working to correct this issue.
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.https://blog.sucuri.net/2017/02/content-injection-vulnerability-wordpress-rest-api.htmlWe recommend linking your website to our auto updater and enabling automatic ... Read More »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
.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.
Second level nz domains are now open for preregistration. This means from the 30th of September you will be able to register [mydomain].nz (up to now it's been [mydomain].co.nz or similar) If you already have the .co.nz domain you can preregister your .nz domain ahead of this time, to prevent others taking it. Email us with your domain ... Read More »
The main Hostvine website is now using responsive deisgn for desktops, mobiles and tablets.
Over time we will update knowledgebase and remaining pages, it's a big process.