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

What is the difference between a relative and absolute URLs?

In this post we are going to discuss the differences, the good and the bad of absolute and relative URLs.


Setting up Crontabs for Magento

Magento allows tasks to scheduled with the help of crontabs. Today we are going to walk you through setting these up within your hosting control panel. This guide presumes you already have Magento installed.

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Automatic Updates In WordPress

The latest version of WordPress 3.7 now allows for automatic updates! This is great news for many people. So in this post we are going to cover the process of setting up automatic updates and the different options WordPress provide … Continue reading


WordPress 3.7 “Basie” – Time to update, for the last time?

It’s that time again, WordPress has released a fresh new update that will change how we update in the future? In this post we will go over some of the main changes.

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I’ve just signed up. What are these files in my account?

When adding a domain to your hosting control panel, some files and folders are automatically created. In the guide we will give a brief explanation what these files are and what they do.


WordPress 3.6.1 Security release

Yesterday the great community at WordPress released a security and maintenance fix, WordPress 3.6.1. This update was released with 13 bug fixes and several security fixes.

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Five easy to install e-commerce solutions

In this post we outline 5 of the top rated e-commerce solutions available via the softaculous one click easy installer on the Pipe Ten Hosting platform.

Tutorial: How to install Open Cart

In this article I am going to show you how to install Open Cart on your web hosting package with Pipe Ten. Open Cart is an open source e-commerce solution, powered by PHP.


SMF forums security update

To ensure the continued security of your forum it is advised that you update to SMF 2.0.5 without delay. These vulnerabilities do not impact the SMF 1.1.X branch.


Easy documentation and steps to replicate with PSR.exe

In this short but sweet tutorial we are going to show our Windows users PSR, Problem steps recorder.  A brilliant tool very much overlooked and hidden within Windows 7 +.

Tutorial: How to install Zen Cart

In this article I am going to show you how to install Zen Cart on your web hosting package with Pipe Ten. Zen Cart is developed from the ground up by like-minded developers, shop owners and designers that believe that … Continue reading