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Apr
2017

Log View and PHPMyAdmin Service Disruption in Oceania

2017-APRIL-13 03:16 UTC (RESOLVED) Our Systems Engineers have resolved the issue affecting the Log View Application and PHPMyAdmin Service at Oceania & Asia Pacific, and at this time both services are now fully operational again. 2017-APRIL-13 02:31 UTC (OPEN) The Log View Application and PHPMyAdmin service is currently unavailable for customers located at our Oceania […]

Apr
2017

Emergency Maintenance of Pressidium API

2017-APRIL-09 14:40 UTC (RESOLVED) The emergency maintenance is completed, everything is operational once again. 2017-APRIL-09 14:00 UTC (OPEN) The Pressidium Portal and the Pressidium API may experience sporadic interruption due to emergency maintenance which is underway. Resolution ETA / Time-to-fix is expected within the hour.  

Apr
2017

Developer Dossiers: Creating a solid portfolio

Whether you are a software developer, or a designer, student or a veteran professional, having your work arranged in a solid portfolio is beneficial to your career in many ways.  CVs are simply not enough these days if you wish to stand out from the competition. Portfolios are a means to validate your past career […]

Apr
2017

Social Media Roll Out in March!

  It’s a brand new month and it’s that time again! When we take a walk through the ever-changing world of Social Media. Facebook Updates for Users (and not just for Marketeers): Launching the Facebook 360 App introducing VR to the platform’s users.  It is a dedicated virtual reality app which delivers a whole new […]

Mar
2017

Enterprise WordPress Support

  An Enterprise Architecture is not only about robust engineering and servers. Fundamentally it is about serving people and their business endeavours.  In this last instalment, we take a look at what Enterprise support really is, and what you should demand from a managed WordPress hosting company.     Enterprise WordPress Support In order for […]

Mar
2017

High Performance WordPress Hosting

In the previous installments, we discussed the two pillars of Enterprise Architecture, High availability and Security, and how these impact your business. In this article, we will talk about the third pillar which is performance  (always a favourite topic of everyone, alas the cause of many misunderstandings).  Enterprise Architectures offer unparalleled performance and speed,  however, […]

Mar
2017

Documenting WordPress plugins and themes

Documentation is something that is usually only appreciated when there is a problem and you need answers quickly. In this article, we will go through the reasons why writing documentation for your WordPress assets is important and how you can do so for themes and plugins. Why is documentation important? Keeping an updated set of […]

Mar
2017

Secure WordPress Hosting: Total Lockdown!

  Secure WordPress hosting is a term that is thrown around a lot these days. But what exactly does it mean? What does an enterprise hosting solution offer in terms of security, that regular hosting does not? We will delve into these questions and identify the design principles behind secure hosting environments. Armed with that […]

Mar
2017

Intermittent DNS Issues

RESOLVED 2017-MAR-14 23:40UTC (RESOLVED) All upstream DNS API calls are nominal and responsive. The issue has been marked as resolved 2017-MAR-14 17:44UTC (UPDATE) Throttling to DNS changes continues while our upstream provider works towards full recovery. Queries to existing DNS records remain unaffected. For more info, you can also check: https://status.aws.amazon.com/   2017-MAR-14 15:17UTC (UPDATE) Throttling […]

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