ColdFusion Datasource Name manager for cPanel

In this article we will be having a closer look at one of our in-house built products, the CFManager. Firstly it is a cPanel plugin that allows Host Media customers to manage their Adobe ColdFusion datasource names without requesting them to be managed by an administrator or support member. This saves us and customers a lot […]

Security

Gaining trust with customers is one of the key elements to a successful website, this is what makes people buy from brands that they might never have heard off before. So here is a few ideas on how to pimp up your website and gain your customers trust. Add Trust Badges One of the quickest […]

Passwords are always a key talking point when it comes to website and data security, especially here at Host Media. Most of the hacks that are seen are due to poor passwords admin areas or control panels. Top 10 worst passwords commonly used in 2015 Just to give you some idea of the passwords that get used, below […]

This might seem like a pretty straight forward comparison, managed means you get support and unmanaged you have to do things yourself. If you thought that then you are… correct! The common mistake that many people make when ordering a service such as a VM/VPS or dedicated server is to what level are you on your […]

We could write about the importance of backups but we all know that you should ensure you backup every bit of your data just in case something bad happens. Instead we are going to provide a little insight into how we at Host Media take backups and store them. Firstly each service we provide is […]

Coventry

Today we welcome Coventry, UK to our list of cPanel hosting locations. As the title of this article says, we have reached a total of 10 great locations to host websites. This is also the second UK location ready to host your websites. This is a major milestone in becoming one of the leading global hosting […]

We are very excited to announce our official support of the Lucee CFML project. This covers both financial and a public show of support for this open source language. By supporting the Lucee project we can help ensure the long term success of CFML in the web industry and our continuing passion for CFML hosting. If you would […]

Australia Hosting

As part of our growing commitment to the CFML language, community and our customers we have expanded our Lucee CFML hosting services with a new location; the beautiful Sydney, Australia. Our Australian servers come packed with the same great features as our current Lucee hosting; cPanel 11, global DNS and of course Solid State Drives. […]

Bringing extra features to our virtual servers is a key goal at Host Media. We are very happy to announce that PowerDNS is now included on all our virtual servers. You no longer need to register your own DNS records to point domains to your VPS. Just login to your SolusVM account and select DNS from the […]

Lucee CFML Engine

We are very excited to announce from Friday the 20th of February we will be welcoming Lucee to our range of services. Lucee will be replacing the Railo services on our UK SSD servers. All other Railo based servers (SATA based – UK, US and Germany) will remain on Railo for the time being. Only […]