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Are you still running Plesk 7? If so, it’s time to upgrade your control panel. Plesk 7 is an extremely outdated version. Software and application maintenance is a basic measure you can take to keep your websites and server secure. Newer releases often contain security fixes and enhancements to maintain your server security. Failure to [...]
There’s a Malware Removal Script for Parallels® Plesk that fixes a potential vulnerability that could allow attackers to remotely compromise a Plesk server. This update is recommended for all versions of Plesk, except clean installations of 10.3 +MU#5, 10.4 and 11.0. You can find instructions at http://kb.parallels.com/en/115025.
We’re excited to announce another Go Daddy open source contribution. Say hello to our little friend, Lazy Social Buttons. Lazy Social Buttons is a WordPress® plugin that delays the initial loading of social media buttons. This, in turn, spares the initial page load from the 300kb+ download requests for social APIs. Here, see for yourself. [...]
Our hosting developers recently released an update we know you’re gonna appreciate. You can now upload entire folders using the FTP File Manager. For reals. Check it out: Open the FTP File Manager, and then click Upload Folder. Select the folder to upload and the directory to upload it to, and then click >> . [...]
Just like folklore legends of shape-shifting humans and stories of mythological creature transformations, Go Daddy’s product names occasionally morph to reinforce branding and set the pace for industry standards. We’re excited to announce the re-branding for two of our core hosting products. Virtual Dedicated Servers are now called Go Daddy VPS (Virtual Private Servers) and [...]
We’re excited to announce a new, unified header for the Hosting Control Center and Domain Control Center. Our development team designed the header so it’s easy to toggle between the two control panels. And guess what? We’ll incorporate the Email Control Center soon! Check out the new header: In the Hosting Control Center, the [...]
As we announced in in June, we are discontinuing support for PHP 4. As a constantly developing language, PHP versions include functions that become deprecated (cease to exist or change the expected result of the function). These changes can result in warnings and error messages when you update your version of PHP. Modifying the error [...]
The new Hosting Control Center is here! Let’s take a look around and get cozy, shall we? Notable updates include a new landing page during new-account setup. You can play Wallball while you wait for new hosting accounts to set up. Tickles your fancy, eh? Ours, too. Once the account is setup, an updated landing [...]
Starting August 1, 2012 we are removing older versions of PHP from our Linux and Windows servers and replacing them with the newer version of PHP 5.3. These older versions of PHP are no longer supported, and have become outdated. PHP 5.3 is more stable, and most important, more secure. Most websites using older versions [...]