Aug 8 2016

How CloudFlare increases speed and security of your site

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This is a guest post written and contributed by CloudFlare. CloudFlare makes it easy for any site to be as fast and secure as the Internet giants. What is CloudFlare? CloudFlare, a web performance and security company, is excited to announce our partnership with BUYHTTP! If you haven’t heard about CloudFlare before, our value proposition … Continue reading “How CloudFlare increases speed and security of your site”

Apr 10 2014

Heartbleed Bug Update

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There has been a major security flaw found in OpenSSL, which is installed on every server we run, and around 2/3rds of all servers in the world. This vulnerability is known as the Heartbleed bug. The vulnerability was found and released on Tuesday, and we immediately went looking for the fix. The bug only affected … Continue reading “Heartbleed Bug Update”

Oct 9 2013

Today’s Service Interruption

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Today we had an outage that affected all buyhttp.com sites including our main site, account manager, and support system. They were down for approximately two hours. We use a different datacenter to host our sites than we use for customer sites, and it is for problems just like this. When the server went down, we … Continue reading “Today’s Service Interruption”

Sep 18 2013

All Shared Servers Being Upgraded to PHP 5.4

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A major security hole has  been found in versions of PHP before 5.4.18 that allow man in the middle attacks and we need to upgrade to prevent those issues. Going from PHP 5.3 to 5.4 is a big upgrade and will break some older scripts. Unfortunately because of the severity of the issue we don’t … Continue reading “All Shared Servers Being Upgraded to PHP 5.4”

Jun 19 2013

Video Tutorials Merged With Knowledgebase

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We have just finished moving all of our video tutorials into our knowledgebase. The tutorials can now all be searched along with the rest of the knowledgebase entries, and there’s only one place you need to go if you have questions. We’ve also just added several tutorials for Joomla 3.1. We hope that this makes … Continue reading “Video Tutorials Merged With Knowledgebase”

Sep 10 2012

Checking Your Database Username Length

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As we prepare for the update to MySQL 5.1, there is one major issue that could affect your site that is very easy to check. MySQL 5.1 only authenticates usernames up to 16 characters in length. cPanel has automatically limited MySQL username lengths to 16 characters for many years, so if you started a new … Continue reading “Checking Your Database Username Length”

Jun 29 2009

New cPanel x3 Tutorials

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Do you use the cPanel x3 theme with your BuyHTTP hosting account? We have added a series of 21 new tutorials to our tutorials page. There are now 376 flash tutorials in our collection. We have also streamlined the design making tutorials easier to find.

Jun 18 2007

Round Cube Webmail

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We have just finished installing Round Cube webmail on all of our shared and semi dedicated servers. As a part of this install we have removed SquirrelMail as there have been a number of recent security issues. Round Cube is still in Beta stage, so please report any problems to the helpdesk and let us … Continue reading “Round Cube Webmail”

Mar 16 2007

tutorials.buyhttp.com Fixed

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We’ve been receiving periodic reports of tutorials not wanting to show on tutorials.buyhttp.com but were having problems tracking down the issue since we were always able to see them. It turns out the problem was related to the different issue that IE and Firefox use to get source information for flash files. We’ve isolated and … Continue reading “tutorials.buyhttp.com Fixed”

Mar 13 2007

New Joomla and Mambo security check service

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We are proud to offer a new security check service for your Joomla and Mambo sites. We will do a full audit of your site and automatically implement a number of security features as well as give you a checklist of additional items and best practices. We will implement the suggestions outlined in the Joomla … Continue reading “New Joomla and Mambo security check service”

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