Sep 13th Nameserver IP address changes

As some customers already know, the following three nameservers have been migrated for increased DNS performance.

This typically will not effect your DNS or hosting at all.

 

- ns1.cloudshop.net.au: 149.28.174.31

- ns3.cloudshop.net.au: 95.179.182.97

- ns4.cloudshop.net.au: 207.148.70.169

Dec 4th Bitcoin and other Crypto payments now accepted

We are pleased to announce that we will now be accepting Bitcoin and Altcoin payments, including the following.  FirstBlood 1ST Aragon ANT Basic Attention Token BAT Bancor BNT Bitcoin ... Read More »

Aug 1st New Domain Extensions: .baby and .eco now available

New Domain extensions (.baby and .eco) are now available.

Click here to search for other extensions you may be interested in, or follow the above links for view pricing for .baby and .eco. 


Jul 3rd Ever wanted to password protect a directory? How to guide using .htpasswd files

If you've ever wondered about password protecting a file on your website, you can read about it here.

We've even created a .htpasswd generator, which is totally free, so you can hash your username and password in the correct format!

Feb 11th Email DNS improvements: dkim and spf added automatically

cPanel DNS records have been improved: now all accounts will have dkim and spf records added automatically. What does this mean? These records basically help prove the validity of your email server, and help provide you with a higher level of email trust.Previously, these records were not enabled by default.This improvenment, rolled our accross ... Read More »

Oct 5th How to automatically remove unwanted CSS styles to optimise pagespeed and user experience

Recently while working on a website with a huge css file (600kb) we set out to remove all unwanted and unused styles. As this file contained over 25,000 lines - an automated tool was required. Google pagespeed and Chrome dev tools reported that over 97% of this file contained unused styles. There are a number of ways to do this. Using Chromes ... Read More »

Aug 28th All cPanel domains now running free lifetime SSL certificates - with free installations, updates and more. Thanks to letsencrypt.org.

Thanks to letsencrypt.org, we are now running lifetime free SSL certificates across all our cPanel customer domains. This means your website will be more secure - encrypting your user name and password while logging in, encrypting your customers information - and any user logins, as well as encouraging users to trust your domain more. Many ... Read More »

Jul 13th [Security-news] Drupal - Highly Critical

A number of vulnerable Drupal modules are expected to be patched by the end of today. The complete list has not yet been released, as no patches are currently available. Customers are encouraged to update Drupal sites as soon as possible. If you require a managed update - open a support ticket and we will update your site for a small fixed fee, ... Read More »

May 11th Free SSL Certificates

Now offering completely Free SSL certificates!

With any web hosting package, simply addon through your client area or contact support.

Read more here.

May 7th Imagemagick is vulnerable. Runs on thousands of websites.

The hugely popular ImageMagick tool used by thousands of websites and servers around the world, has a known zero day vulnerability. ImageMagick is an open source image library for modifying (resizing, cropping, scaling, watermarking ...) images via command line and many programming languages. It's supported by languages such as C++, Perl, Python, ... Read More »