WordPress – Stop PHP executing in /uploads

In this short and simple guide we’re going to talk about and walk though protecting your WordPress /uploads folder, specifically stopping .php files being executed from it. Please note this guide is only for our Linux hosting enviroment.

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Fixing folder deletion in CyberDuck

We’ve recently been contact by a customer that couldn’t remove some folders within their Linux hosting account using the FTP client CyberDuck. The problem was that they hadn’t set CyberDuck to enable the showing of “hidden” (dot files), .htaccess files … Continue reading


Umbraco 7.3.1 Image error fix

We’ve been contacted by a number of customers with issues with images not displaying correctly and redirecting to the login.aspx file in Umbraco 7.3.1. Here’s two ways to fix it.


Softaculous Installation guide

In this article, I’m going to explain how you can make use of the powerful application installation software within your Linux hosting package, which is known as Softaculous.


New WordPress installation guide

In this guide we are going to walk though the manual installation process for WordPress. WordPress along with 369 applications can be installed on our Linux hosting packages using our 1-Click installer.

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Better handling WordPress 404 Errors

In this guide we are going to talk about better handling 404 page not found errors in WordPress. This can be a problem when the WordPress theme template is used for all 404 errors, running unnecessary PHP code and MySQL … Continue reading


WordPress Security and Maintenance Release – 4.3.1

The team over at WordPress have just released versionĀ 4.3.1, a security and maintenance release. This addresses three issues, a privilege escalation exploit and two cross site scripting vulnerabilities.

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Connecting to our VPN service

As some of you may of seen we now offer a secure VPN service to connect safely and securely from your administrative or development computers to your Pipe Ten hosted servers. All Enterprise, Empire, Cloud and Physical server customers get … Continue reading


MySQL 5.5 now available

We are pleased to announce that we are now running MySQL 5.5 across our shared hosting platform.


MVC Application giving 404 Error

We’ve had a number of support requests regarding issues getting MVC applications working whereby the browser is throwing up a 404 file not found error.

Error 503: Service Temporarily Unavailable Magento

In this short guide we are going to show you how to fix a 503 Magento Error. If you’ve been performing any maintenance tasks such as, upgrading, installing plugins or performing a backup, when you visit the front page of … Continue reading

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WordPress 4.2.4 Maintenance and Security Release

WordPress version 4.2.4 has just been released fixing six security issues that could be used to potentially compromise your site.


WordPress 4.2.3 Critical Security Release

WordPress have just released version 4.2.3 critical security release for all versions.

Magento CE 1.9.2 released

Magento Community Edition 1.9.2 is now available for download. It features technology updates, lots of quality improvements, a new testing framework and important security fixes.

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Joomla 3.4.2 Security Release

The Joomla team have just announced the release of version 3.4.2 of their popular CMS. This is a security release for the 3.x series of Joomla and addresses two security issues. All users should upgrade ASAP.

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OpenVPN – Run as administrator – Windows

On Windows desktop machines some applications need to be run as an administrator in order to work correctly. The OpenVPN client used with our Client VPN service is such an application and needs to be run as an admin use … Continue reading

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Koken – The Photography CMS – Installation guide

In this guide we are going to go though the installation and setup of the content management system Koken. Koken has been specially made for photographers, artists and designers. Providing a full-featured management interface that looks and feels like a … Continue reading


Publishing with Adobe Muse

Around this time last year Adobe released their new web developer software Muse. It’s aimed at web designers, allowing them to create great interactive and responsive websites without any prior knowledge of any coding languages. We’ve recently started seeing some … Continue reading


Magento SUPEE-5994 Security Patch

A critical Magento security patch bundle has been released addressing the following security issues:

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DOM XSS jQuery PrettyPhoto Vulnerability

We’ve been made aware of a serious XSS (cross-site scripting) issue effecting jQuery PrettyPhoto. This exploit allows anonymous visitors to execute potentially malicious code on your website. Both versions 3.1.4 and 3.1.5 allow the execution of remote code and the … Continue reading