Monthly Archives: April 2014

WordPress 3.9 Now Available

WordPress 3.9 is now available for download and upgrade. This release features a number of refinements.

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A smoother media editing experience

Improved visual editing

The updated visual editor has improved speed, accessibility, and mobile support. You can paste into the visual editor from your word processor without wasting time to clean up messy styling. (Yeah, we’re talking about you, Microsoft Word.)

Edit images easily

With quicker access to crop and rotation tools, it’s now much easier to edit your images while editing posts. You can also scale images directly in the editor to find just the right fit.

Drag and drop your images

Uploading your images is easier than ever. Just grab them from your desktop and drop them in the editor.

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Gallery previews

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Galleries display a beautiful grid of images right in the editor, just like they do in your published post.


Do more with audio and video


Live widget and header previews

Add, edit, and rearrange your site’s widgets right in the theme customizer. No “save and surprise” — preview your changes live and only save them when you’re ready.

The improved header image tool also lets you upload, crop, and manage headers while customizing your theme.


Stunning new theme browser

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Looking for a new theme should be easy and fun. Lose yourself in the boundless supply of free WordPress.org themes with the beautiful new theme browser.

WordPress 3.8.2 Security Release

WordPress 3.8.2 is now available for download and upgrade.

This is an important security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.

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This releases fixes a weakness that could let an attacker force their way into your site by forging authentication cookies.

It also contains a fix to prevent a user with the Contributor role from improperly publishing posts.

This release also fixes nine bugs and contains three other security hardening changes:

  • Pass along additional information when processing pingbacks to help hosts identify potentially abusive requests.
  • Fix a low-impact SQL injection by trusted users.
  • Prevent possible cross-domain scripting through Plupload, the third-party library WordPress uses for uploading files.

For more information on all of the changes, see the release notes or consult the list of changes.

Heartbleed Bug Patched for All Servers

We are happy to announce that the Heartbleed Bug (CVE-2014-0160) is patched for all our servers which are vulnerable to it. Along with the patch we are required to perform a restart to services which are affected, including LiteSpeed Web Server, cPanel & WHM, Mail Services, FTP Services, etc and there was a brief service interruptions due to the restart.

Heartbleed

The Heartbleed Bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. This weakness allows stealing the information protected, under normal conditions, by the SSL/TLS encryption used to secure the Internet. SSL/TLS provides communication security and privacy over the Internet for applications such as web, email, instant messaging (IM) and some virtual private networks (VPNs).

The Heartbleed Bug allows anyone on the Internet to read the memory of the systems protected by the vulnerable versions of the OpenSSL software. This compromises the secret keys used to identify the service providers and to encrypt the traffic, the names and passwords of the users and the actual content. This allows attackers to eavesdrop on communications, steal data directly from the services and users and to impersonate services and users.

UPDATE: All server level certificates are reissued as well as a precautionary measure.

6TH Anniversary Special!

6TH Anniversary

We turned SIX this month! 

To celebrate, we are running a 6TH Anniversary Special which starts from now until the April 30th 2014 11.59pm EST

The promotional codes below are valid for both US Web Hosting and UK Web Hosting.

Discount Billing Cycle Promotional Code
60% OFF First Monthly Payment 6TH-MONTHLY
40% OFF First Semi-Annually Payment 6TH-SEMIANNUALLY
30% OFF First Annually Payment 6TH-ANNUALLY
20% OFF First Biennially Payment 6TH-BIENNIALLY
20% OFF First Triennially Payment 6TH-TRIENNIALLY

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are the promotional codes valid for upgrades or renewals? 

These promotional codes are valid for new orders only, they cannot be applied to upgrades or renewals. Current clients can enjoy the discounts as well if you are placing a new order. 

Q: Are the discounts one-time only or recurring? 

They are one-time only as recurring discounts are not susitable for us as a business. We need to be profitable to provide you with a stable hosting experience. 

Q: Am I still eligible for the 30 Day Money Back Guarantee if I sign up with the promotional codes? 

Yes you are still eligible for our 30 Day Money Back Guarantee.