NEW: PHP Versions


After much internal development we are happy to announce the immediate availability of PHP 5.6 and PHP 7 on our shared Linux web hosting servers.
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Security and Maintenance Release – WordPress 4.7.1


A new version of WordPress has been released comprised of various security and bug fixes. Users are advised to update to WordPress version 4.7.1 immediately.
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Password Protecting a Directory using .htaccess & .htpasswd


In this short and easy guide we will be explaining how to password protect your directories using a .htaccess and a .htpasswd file.


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New Joomla! Installation Guide


With over 75 Million downloads, Joomla! is an excellent open source CMS to provide amazing flexibility to your website. This guide will outline how to install Joomla! on your domain in 8 easy and straight forward steps

Joomla! can be automatically installed using Softaculous. For more information on doing this please see this guide.
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Using info.php to view PHP version and installed modules


We are often asked by our customers what PHP version they are running on a domain or if a specific module is installed on their web server. Checking the PHP version and its modules can be done easily using an info.php page which we will explain how to create in this guide.
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Using info.aspx to view server information


We are often asked by our shared windows hosting customers for details regarding the IIS version running on their domain as well as different modules that are installed. This information can be easily found using an info.aspx file which we will explain how to set up in this short guide.
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Import/Export Roundcube Address Book Contacts

blog-iconFrequently used contacts can be stored within the Roundcube webmail system. This guide will outline the quick and easy steps you can take to import & export from your Roundcube address book.
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Enabling Gzip in your web.config file

gzip-iconIn this guide we are going to show you how to enable Gzip on our Windows hosting packages. Gzip is a file format used for file compression and decompression. The most common text based files are HTML, CSS, XML and Javascript. The main thing about Gzip is that it helps to increase the speed of a website.

For example jquery-1.11.0.js uncompressed is 276 KB however with Gzip enabled it’s 82 KB, providing a compression of 70%. This can dramatically decrease the websites loading times and also helps you save bandwidth.
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Uploading A Google Web Designer Project


With the recent release of Google Web Designer, there’s never been a more interactive and engaging way to create HTML-5 websites.

This quick and easy guide will walk you through uploading your newly made website in 6 quick and easy steps.
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Tutorial: FTP to your hosting account using Adobe Dreamweaver CC


A quick FAQ on how to connect to your Pipe Ten shared hosting account and upload files using the web development application Dreamweaver CC 2017.
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How to install Grav CMS on your domain

Grav is a fast, flexible, and open source CMS designed to give you a high performance website with an incredibly easy setup process. Grav is also a flat file CMS, this means there is no administration backend and database to deal with.

In this guide, we will be showing you how to install Grav CMS on your domain.
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Setting up Pipe Ten email in Hotmail or Outlook Live


In this article, we will be showing you a step-by-step guide on how to set up your Pipe Ten email in Hotmail or Outlook Live.
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WordPress 4.7 Released

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The awesome WordPress team have released version 4.7 of their amazing blogging CMS. Nicknamed “Vaughan” in honour of the famous Jazz vocalist Sarah Vaughan.
Upgrading to 4.7 can easily be done by downloading 4.7 or updating from the WordPress dashboard.
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Redirecting HTTP to HTTPS using web.config

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In this blog post, we will cover how you can redirect visitors from the plain text HTTP version of your website over to the secure and encrypted HTTPS version using a web.config file.
 
We will also cover some reasons as to why you would want to redirect people from HTTP to HTTPS.
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Post SSL Install Checklist

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After we’ve switched your site to a dedicated IP, installed, and tested your SSL certificate there are a few things you will need to do. This guide will outline how to go about correcting your website so that it is fully utilising HTTPS and ensuring all visitors are protected.
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Festive Opening Hours 2016/2017

The festive period is fast approaching and we at Pipe Ten will be enjoying ourselves, but not too much. There are minimal changes to our passionate support or staffing levels this Christmas or New Year, we’re always here to help and ensuring things run smoothly.

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Setting up Pipe Ten email in Outlook for Android

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This easy to follow guide will walk you through setting up Outlook for Android phones and tablets.
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Joomla! 3.6.4 Security Release

Joomla Hosting TutorialsJoomla! 3.6.4 is now available. This is a critical security release that addressees two security vulnerabilities and a bug fix for the 2FA system. Please update all Joomla installations ASAP!
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Umbraco Starter Kit Installation Guide

umbracoWith the release of Umbraco 7.5, setting up your theme has been significantly streamlined.
Rather than spending long amounts of time designing your website aesthetics, a set of Bootstrap Starter Kits have been developed to save you time.
The steps below will outline how to install one of the many starter kits available, so that you can spend more time on your content and less on design.
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I received an email from Domain SEO Service Registration Corp. Is this real?

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At some point you may have received an email from “Domain SEO Service Registration Corp.” While on the surface it may look legitimate, it is not and should be ignored in all cases.

While masquerading as a domain renewal, this scam is actually attempting to fool users into purchasing search engine optimisation.
If you do receive this email you should simply mark it as spam and ignore or delete it. The unsubscribe link found at the bottom of the email should not be pressed.
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