Software

DotNetNuke (DNN) installation guide

In this tutorial we are going to walk though the installation of the popular .NET CMS DotNetNuke on our Windows hosting packages. This installation is a little trickier than other CMS installs and does require you to switch from .NET … Continue reading

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WordPress 4.1 RC is now available

As previously posted, WordPress 4.1 will be released next week (16th of December). As part of the release the WP development team have been hard at work ironing out the bugs.

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Fixing a 404 error on a .SVC file WCF service

When deploying a WCF service in .NET 4+ you may get a 404 error when trying to view the .svc file extension. To resolve this we need to add the handlers to our web.config file.

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WordPress 4.0.1 Security Release

The WordPress update 4.0.1 is now available. This release is a security update for all versions and all users should update their websites right away.

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Drupal Core vulnerabilities – SA-CORE-2014-006

A few more Drupal vulnerabilities have been found in versions 6 and 7, details are as below. Session Hijacking: (Drupal 6 and 7) Drupal have identified that a specially crafted request could gain user access to another user’s session, providing … Continue reading

WordPress 4.1 coming soon

WordPress 4.1 is due for release next month with a massive 356 bug fixes, a new inline formatting toolbar, a fancy Twenty Fifteen theme and an improved writing mode.

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Securing your full trust application.

We are pleased to offer elevated privileges to our .NET configuration to help ensure popular CMS’s continue to function within our shared hosting environment. As these CMS adapt and develop to be evermore dedicated server focussed, we here at Pipe … Continue reading

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How to disable all WordPress plugins

When developing or debugging a WordPress website it might be necessary to disable all your currently enabled WordPress plugins at once. Often if you need to do this, you might not be able to access the plugins section within Wp-Admin. … Continue reading

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Using a .htaccess file to block IP addresses

.htaccess files are powerful configuration tool to be used within a Linux hosting enviroment. They can be used for all sorts of server side configurations, in this example we are going to show you how to use them to block … Continue reading

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Joomla 2.5 end of life info & security update

The great team over at Joomla have just released a security release version of their 2.5 software, Joomla 2.5.26.

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Ultimate Guide: Launching your own photo gallery

Like me, if you are a keen photographer you might want a place to show off your best photos and videos or just somewhere to store them for safe keeping.

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Top Open Source Image Gallery Software

In this article, I will provide you with a list of image gallery software for you to use with your web hosting account. You can find the Linux based solutions within Softaculous.

Install: Kartris

Kartris is an ASP.NET e-commerce application that features a CMS catalogue system, shopping cart, payment systems and full administration back end. It is designed to run on Microsoft’s IIS web server, and exploits the powerful caching and optimization features of … Continue reading

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WordPress Version 4.0 “Benny” now available.

The newest version of the extremely popular CMS WordPress is now available! and with the latest version comes a few new features. We will cover them in this blog post.

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WordPress 4.0 – Louis Armstrong to be released

With the launch of WordPress 4.0 due on the 27th of August I thought we’d make a post explaining a little more about the WordPress development process and proposed new features and design ideas.

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Protecting WordPress uploads for none logged in users

If you run a private community or members only website using WordPress, by default anyone can download your attachments/uploads/files. This isn’t ideal especially if you only want to provide access to these files for your members and don’t want the … Continue reading

Install: Owncloud

In this article I’m going to explain how you can install ownCloud within your Linux hosting or Store & Share accounts.

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XML-RPC WordPress and Drupal Security issue

An exploit has been found that effects both WordPress and Drupal’s xmlrpc.php file. The XMLRPC function is used for remote access via mobile phones, pingbacks and trackbacks. This security issue effects WordPress versions 3.5 to 3.9 and Drupal versions 6.x … Continue reading

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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.

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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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