Monthly Archives: February 2012

Best RatePoint Alternative: ShopperApproved

As some of you may know, RatePoint, the leading customer review service is closing down very soon.

We at Aspiration Hosting were using RatePoint ourselves until the day they announced the sudden closure.

Many ex-RatePoint users are scrambling around the web to find an alternative to RatePoint and at the same time try to save their reviews and testimonials that were left by legitimate clients in RatePoint.

We were in the same situation as you until we found the Best Alternative: ShopperApproved

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ShopperApproved has all the feature that you have come to love at RatePoint and even more! They are extremely effective in increasing the reviews and testimonials that you will receive from your clients.

RatePoint Refugee Promotion

From now till February 10th 2012, ShopperApproved is having a promotion which will take 50% OFF their pricing for life!

This is meant for RatePoint refugees but the promotion is valid for non-refugees alike!

They will also be transferring your RatePoint reviews over for you!

Need Further Convincing?

Take a look at our ShopperApproved seal below and while you are at it, be sure to leave a review or testimonial for us!


Joomla 2.5.1 & 1.7.5 Now Available

The Joomla Project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Joomla 2.5.1 and 1.7.5. They are both security releases.

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Note that most users should update their sites to version 2.5.1. Version 1.7.5 is only intended for those users who for some reason are unable to update to version 2.5.1. Version 1.7.x will reach end of life on 24 February 2012.

Release Notes (Version 2.5.1)

Check the Joomla 2.5.1 Post-Release FAQs to see if there are important items and helpful hints discovered after the release.

Statistics for the 2.5.1 release period (24 January 2012 to 2 February 2012):-

  • Joomla 2.5.1 contains:
    • 2 security issues fixed
    • 30 tracker issues fixed

Release Notes (Version 1.7.5)

Check the Joomla 1.7.5 Post-Release FAQs to see if there are important items and helpful hints discovered after the release.

Statistics for the 1.7.5 release:-

  • Joomla 1.7.5 contains:
    • 3 security issues fixed

Drupal 7.12 & 6.24 Now Available

Drupal 7.11 and 6.23, maintenance releases which fix security vulnerabilities are now available for download.

Drupal 7.12 and 6.24 also fix other issues reported through the bug tracking system.

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Upgrading your existing Drupal 7 and 6 sites is strongly recommended. There are no new features in these releases.

Changelog

Drupal 7.11 only includes fixes for security issues. Drupal 7.12 also includes bugfixes. The full list of changes between the 7.10 and 7.12 releases can be found by reading the 7.12 release notes.

Drupal 6.23 only includes fixes for security issues. Drupal 6.24 also includes bugfixes. The full list of changes between the 6.22 and 6.24 releases can be found by reading the 6.24 release notes.

Security vulnerabilities

Drupal 7.11 and 6.23 were released in response to the discovery of security vulnerabilities. Details can be found in the official security advisory:

To fix the security problem, please upgrade Drupal.

What is included with each release?

The Drupal team made two versions of both Drupal 7 and 6 available, so you can choose to only include security fixes (Drupal 7.11 and 6.23 respectively) or security fixes and bugfixes (Drupal 7.12 and 6.24). You can choose your preferred version. The Drupal team is trying to make it easier and quicker to roll out security updates by making security-only releases available as well as ones with bugfixes included.