Install: Orchard 1.10.2

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

This will require dot net 4.5 – You can find servers with this version installed here

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WordPress 4.9 – Feature Release

A new version of WordPress has been released, this release has many features added, developer resources revised as well as new widgets. We advise to update to WordPress 4.9 whenever possible.
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How can I use LetsEncrypt on Pipe Ten?

Now our Linux servers have SNI enabled (Server Name Indication), don’t you want to be able to install a LetsEncrypt SSL certificate?

This guide will show you three external tools which can be used to obtain a LetsEncrypt SSL certificate which can be installed on your domain using this guide: SSL – Install existing.

Although SSL’s can now be installed on Linux accounts without a dedicated IP, SSL’s can also be install on Windows accounts, the domain just needs a dedicated IP first.

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How to setup POP or IMAP email with Mac Mail Version 10

This tutorial will help you set up your Pipe Ten mailbox within Mail Version 10 on a Mac.
These instructions should also be similar in newer versions of Mac Mail.

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WordPress 4.8.3 -Security Release

A new version of WordPress has been released, this is mainly to fix an SQL injection bug. WordPress users are advised to update to 4.8.3 as soon as possible.
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How to login at

In this article we will show you how to login at and what can be accessed.

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Install: Drupal

WordPress Hosting TutorialsPipe Ten are one of the leading providers for Drupal Hosting in the UK. Drupal is a popular PHP open-source cms with over 13,000 active developers, 710,148 users in 228 countries speaking 181 languages! It is used for high profile websites such as the official site of the Whitehouse and the economist. Continue reading

Joomla! 3.8.1 Release

Joomla! 3.8.1 has been released. This version is a bug fix release for the 3.x series. Don’t delay, upgrade your Joomla! sites today.

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WordPress Multisite-Multidomain

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Migrating A WordPress Site between Accounts

In this guide we will be walking you through the steps you should take to migrate a WordPress website between two different hosting accounts with minimal downtime.

The later steps of this guide can also be followed to guide you through moving a development website to a live website.
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How to remove WordPress Cache’s

WordPress caching plugins are very common. In this guide we will go through how to delete the caches to troubleshoot problems. It is not necessary to do this if you have not installed a cache plugin for WordPress.

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Install: Articulate (Umbraco Blog Plugin)

WordPress Hosting TutorialsIn this guide we are going to walk though the installation of Articulate, a blogging plugin for the Umbraco CMS.
Please note Umbraco is only available on Windows hosting packages

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How to shrink the MSSQL transaction log

In this guide I’m going to go through the process of shrinking an MSSQL database transaction log.

Shrinking your transaction log will allow you to make more space within your database without removing any of the data stored within the tables.

Another handy guide is changing the MSSQL quota
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WordPress 4.8.1 -Maintenance Release

A new version of WordPress has been released comprised of 29 maintenance fixes and enhancements. WordPress users are advised to update to 4.8.1 at the earliest convenience.
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Joomla! 3.7.4 security release

Joomla! 3.7.4 has been released. This version is a security fix release for the 3.x series. This release includes two security fixes and more than 50 bug fixes. Don’t delay, upgrade your Joomla! sites today.

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Dedicated Mailer Setup

If you are using our Dedicated Mailer you may have noticed the setup steps vary slightly from those on your Pipe Ten hosting control panel.

The following guide will walk you through adding your domain, setting up your mailbox, and enabling DKIM for your domain.
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Joomla! 3.7.3 – Security Release

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Joomla! 3.7.3 is now available. We suggest that Joomla! sites are updated immediately to prevent your installations being compromised.


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Recent PHP Changes

You may have noticed some changes to the PHP versions we offers recently. This post will outline the changes we have made to your service, and what they mean.
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NEW: Web hosting package upgrades

Websites hosted with Pipe Ten will not feel the pinch as all web hosting packages have been upgraded to come with generous 1 GB SQL databases! These amazing upgrades are for both new and existing Pipe Ten customers. Full details of upgrades and pricing changes are as follows:

  • All MySQL databases are now 1GB as standard on Linux
  • All MS SQL databases are now 1GB as standard on Windows
  • All Mailboxes have been upgraded to 512MB as standard
  • All inclusive Traffic quotas have been substantially increased
  • Additional RAM on Private Servers is now available for just £5 per GB
  • New Startup web hosting package has been launched for just £3 per month

All packages can be purchased online via our website. Upgrades have already been automatically applied to all existing customer accounts. If you have any questions about anything please contact your account manager via

Joomla! 3.7.1 – Security and Maintenance Release

Joomla Hosting TutorialsJoomla! 3.7.1 is now available
 has been released containing a high priority security update. Joomla! installations of 3.7.0 are recommended to upgrade immediately.
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