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End of the Line for HTTP
Hosting

The online world is becoming increasingly unfriendly for non-HTTPS websites, and today Nerds Hosting is announcing that as of July 9, 2018, our hosting services will no longer serve non-https …

WordPress Removes "Contact Form DB" Plugin
Development

WordPress.org (the official maintainer of WordPress and the main repository of WordPress plugins) has removed a plugin called “Contact Form DB” from their database. This has had th…

Supported Versions of PHP
Hosting

The Nerds Hosting team is constantly working to improve our services and security, and the world of technology continues to iterate on the versions of all the software that we employ to host w…

CloudFlare Bug Potentially Exposes Private Information
Hosting

Nerds Hosting uses CloudFlare to power certain aspects of our hosting infrastructure, and thus we felt it important to share some thoughts on the CloudFlare bug that was exposed last week. Unf…

Managed WordPress Mode Could Have Prevented Panama Papers Leak?
Hosting

The Panama Papers leak is being called the largest confidential leak in history by some, and it’s embarrassing many, with already at least one head of state resigning because of it. As N…

Benefits of SSL for a Website
Hosting

SSL for websites has been free for all clients hosted with Nerds On Site for quite some time now.  The uptake on this free feature has been very low so far, and you may wonder what advantages …

WildCard SSL Turned
Hosting

Just over 1 year ago we announced that a WildCard SSL certificate (retailing around $42USD/$58CAD/R656ZAR per month) would be included in each and every Nerds Hosting account. At the same time…

Nerds Hosting Concierge Service
Hosting

Hosting services can be full of confusing jargon and buzzwords, and moving a domain name, website or email to a new service can seem overwhelming.  If you are a client that just has no idea wh…

Nerds Hosting: What Can You Expect? Point In Time Restores
Nerds On Site

This article is one in a series of articles describing some of the actions you can expect to be covered free of charge by the Nerds On Site Hosting Support team. Let’s imagine for a mome…