Umbraco security issue – Versions 4, 6 & 7

As the Umbraco CMS is getting more popular, more people are using for high profile websites and are having the code audited. Yesterday Umbraco published the findings of these independent security audits.


ownCloud: How to use with your mobile device

In this article I will explain how you can unlock the power of ownCloud using your mobile device or tablet.

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WordPress Security : Plugin : MailPoet

The MailPoet plugin (wysija-newsletters) is a very popular plugin (over 1.7 million downloads) and has recently been identified by Marc-Alexandre Montpas of Sucuri as being vulnerable to arbitrary file upload… Meaning an attacker can upload a PHP script of their choosing … Continue reading

New TimThumb Exploit – WebShot

TimThumb is a small PHP script for cropping, zooming and resizing web images. Originally developed for use in the WordPress theme Mimbo Pro, it was adopted by many theme developers as a simple drop in script to handle image manipulation.

Exporting and Importing stored procedures MSSQL

In this guide we are going to walk you through exporting and importing your MSSQL stored procedures within SQL management studio.


Backing up your emails, calendar, tasks, and contacts in Outlook 2013


ownCloud: Recommended Applications

In this article I will provide a list of add-on applications that I would recommend for use with your ownCloud installation.


ownCloud: What is it?

In this article I’m going to explain what ownCloud is and how you can take advantage of it’s extensive powerful resources for your day to day tech based activities.


WordPress Security : Plugin : All In One SEO Pack Vulnerability

Appearing in the top 6 most downloaded WordPress plugins, there comes recent news of bug/fix/release for a series of security issues in the popular “All in One SEO Pack” plugin available from and used widely.

How to install PrestaShop

Today we are going to walk though the install of PrestaShop on your Linux hosting account. PrestaShop is a free e-commerce platform that’s been in development since 2007 and used by 1.2% of the words websites, so pretty popular too! … Continue reading


Moving your WordPress development site to a live site

When doing development on a WordPress website many of you (myself included) develop the website on a testing / sub domain then move the installation over to your live domain. In this tutorial we are going to show you how … Continue reading


H-Sphere 3.6.3 Platform Upgrades: What’s new?

As you know, over the last couple of months we’ve been working hard behind the scenes to bring our platform up to date with the latest technologies. In this article I’ll be explaining what this includes and the benefits you … Continue reading

How to setup POP or IMAP email in MS Outlook 2013

In this guide we are going to walk you though setting up your Pipe Ten email with Outlook 2013. The steps in this guide should also work for Outlook 2010.


Installing AbanteCart

In this guide we are going to run though the installation of the brilliant new open source ecommerce application AbanteCart. For this software we recommend on of our Linux hosting packages, FTP client and about 10 minutes of your time.


Joomla urgent security patch update released

It has been announced that Joomla have released version 3.6.3 and 2.5.19 which fixes a critical SQL vulnerability.

Tutorial: How to install Orchard

In this guide I’m going to go through the installation of Orchard onto your Windows Hosting account.

WordPress 3.8 Parker – Most beautiful update yet.

Last night announced the release of WordPress 3.8, introducing a modern new design that they call its “most beautiful update yet.”


Top PHP Frameworks – Updated

What are PHP frameworks A PHP Framework is a basic platform that allows us to develop web applications. In other words, the framework provides a structure. By using a PHP Framework, you end up saving loads of time and stop … Continue reading


WordPress – Themes & reputable sources

As you can probably tell from the rest of my posts, WordPress is my personal choice for a CMS (content management system) when it comes to web design and development within a Linux enviroment. Having been around since 2003, with … Continue reading

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PHP Best Practise

We have collected a handful of the suggested best practices to be used while coding in PHP. There is a number of different best practises out there and some will even contradict one another. However, personally I believe its just … Continue reading