An SSL Certificate Could Improve Your Search Rankings (According To Google)

Thursday, August 14, 2014

It's very rare for Google to come out and tell you how to improve your Search Engine rankings for your websites but in the past few days they've done just that. Google have announced that they're now going to use how safe your website is as a criteria for ranking your websites. They are calling for https, EVERYWHERE . Don't believe us? Take a look for yourself:...

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Brand New Domain Extensions Have Arrived

Monday, June 2, 2014

We are delighted to announce that as of today, you can register tons of new domain name extensions at industry leading prices directly from D9. You can view the full list of TLD's that are now available to purchase in the list below and we've highlighted a few that we think will prove to be popular. We'll also be posting a few puntastic suggestions on how to make use of these new TLD's...

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We're 7 Years Old + New Client Area Design Launched

Thursday, May 15, 2014

It's Our Birthday Week - Send Cake! It was the 13th of May 2007, we'd spent the previous 6 weeks painstakingly planning our new venture and wondering if it would ever take off. And then it came, at 15:18 an email arrived in our inbox with the subject: "Invoice #10 has been paid" We couldn't believe it, our first real customer had placed an order on our website and sent $35.85 into...

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D9 Hosting Launches Automated IP Address Unblocking

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

We are pleased to announce the release of our new Automated IP Address Unblocking System. As many users may already be aware, all of our Shared and Reseller Hosting servers run a Login Failure Daemon that tracks login failures to services on the server (SSH, cPanel, FTP, IMAP, POP3, etc) and automatically blocks IP addresses from the server that have a high number of failures over a short...

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OptimizePress Security Vulnerability (Please read if using OptimizePress)

Monday, December 16, 2013

This announcement contains important information regarding a security vulnerability in the popular Wordpress theme; OptimizePress.  If you don't have a Wordpress installation using this theme on your hosting account, please disregard this announcement.  If, however, you run a Wordpress installation and have the OptimizePress theme uploaded (even if it's not your active...

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Happy .COMtober - Cheap Domain Registrations and Transfers For All!

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

It's the start of our favourite month here at D9 Hosting, it's the time where the leaves on the trees are starting to change colour and everybody has the sudden realisation that Christmas is almost here. But forget all that, we are all here today to celebrate one thing, and one thing only...the start of: That's right, October is old news, .COMtober is where it's at!! During the 31...

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Why D9 Hosting is Moving Data Centers

Monday, July 29, 2013

When we first started D9 Hosting back in 2007 we wanted to be different to other hosts, with greater transparency and accountability to our customers. Fast forward 6 years and we still strive to be fully transparent and accountable to you guys.  If you ask us a question, then we'll give you a straight answer! As such, here is a no holds barred account of why all Shared and Reseller hosting...

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May is Malware Removal Month!

Friday, May 17, 2013

We don't like Malware, it sucks! When a site gets infected with Malware it creates headaches for everyone involved: - The Webmaster - The Website Visitor - The Web Host The Webmaster panics because someone or something (a bot) has accessed their hosting account without their knowledge. The Website Visitor gets frustrated because site they are trying to access is at best being...

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[URGENT] Critical Vulnerabilities in W3TC and WP Super Cache Wordpress Plugins

Thursday, April 25, 2013

There is a new serious WordPress vulnerability in certain versions of two popular WordPress caching plugins, W3TC and WP Super Cache . The vulnerability allows remote PHP code to be executed locally on a server for anyone running either of the plugins. An attacker could then execute code on the infected server. More details on this vulnerability can be found here:...

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Incident Report: Global Wordpress DDOS Attack

Monday, April 15, 2013

On Thursday 11th April we noticed an abnormal amount of bot traffic hitting our servers, all specifically targeting wp-login.php files in an attempt to gain access to the admin areas of Wordpress based websites. Normally these types of attacks are quite small scale and are easily dealt with. However it soon became clear that this attack was on a much larger scale to anything we had seen...

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