WordPress 5.3 “Kirk”

WordPress 5.3, releases yesterday and codenamed “Kirk” in honour of jazz multi-instrumentalist Rahsaan Roland Kirk, expands and refines the block editor with more intuitive interactions and improved accessibility. New features in the editor increase design freedoms, provide additional layout options and style variations to allow designers more control over the Read More

Building A WordPress Site is not Black Magic!

Building and managing your own WordPress website might seem like black magic, but trust us, it’s not! You simply need to break the job into smaller parts and take your time getting each part right.

WordCamp Dublin 2019

In case you’ve been hiding under a rock somewhere, WordPress Dublin in happening on October 19th-20th, and the schedule is now available!

Latest WordPress Manual

We’re pleased to announced out latest WordPress Manual is now available and updated for WordPress 5.2.

WordPress 5.2 “Jaco”

We’ve updated our base VPS images to not only include all the newest security patches for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and PHP/MariaDB, but to also include the very latest WordPress release. Now there are even more robust tools for identifying and fixing configuration issues and fatal errors. Whether you are a Read More

Product Changes

In order to make the site easier to navigate and less confusing, we have made some changes today to our product lineup.

ClassicPress – a business-focused CMS

Some eagle-eyed customers pointed out on Twitter that we quietly launched a new module (no, not the VPS Enterprise) based on ClassicPress recently. But what on earth is ClassicPress?

Introducing WordPress VPS Enterprise

Are you a large, growing business who need reliable cloud infrastructure to support your online E-Commerce experience? You might want to take a look at our latest module, the WordPress VPS Enterprise.

How Fail2Ban Works to Protect Your VPS

Any service that is exposed to the internet is susceptible to attacks from malicious parties. If your service requires authentication, illegitimate users and bots will attempt to break into your system by repeatedly trying to authenticate using different credentials. A common example of this is with SSH, which will be Read More

Introducing reCAPTCHA v3 (and how to update Contact Form 7 appropriately)

We are excited to announce that Google’s reCAPTCHA v3, which helps you detect abusive traffic on your website without any user friction, has now become the standard for use with WordPress plugins. This version returns a “score” based on the interactions with your website and provides you more flexibility to Read More