Drupal warns of mass SQL injection website hacks

As platform becomes the Australian Government standard. The security team for Drupal project is warning users that websites running unpatched installations of version 7 of the popular open source content management system (CMS) may be compromised by automated attacks. “You should proceed under the assumption that every Drupal 7 website was compromised unless updated or ...

Google is making SSL Certificates a bigger priority in search rankings

Google has just published an interesting blog post about SEO best practices on its Webmaster Central Blog, and one interesting detail is that Google is going to start ranking sites with SSL Certificates higher. Google is making this move because it believes in making the internet a more secure place, and a more secure web starts with more secure website ...

HTTPS as a ranking signal

Webmaster level: all Security is a top priority for Google. We invest a lot in making sure that our services use industry-leading security, like strong HTTPS encryption by default. That means that people using Search, Gmail and Google Drive, for example, automatically have a secure connection to Google. Beyond our own stuff, we’re also working to ...

Optimizing NGINX and PHP-fpm for high traffic sites

After 7 years of using NGINX with PHP, we learned a couple of things about how to best optimize NGINX and PHP-fpm for high traffic sites. Below is a collection of tips and recommendations: 1. Switch from TCP to UNIX domain sockets UNIX domain sockets offer better performance than TCP sockets over loopback interface (less copying ...

New Generic Top-level Domains Pricing

New Generic Top-level Domains The first of many new TLDs have arrived at QuantmWeb. We have launched sunrise registrations for the new domain extensions and have also begun accepting registrations for the Trademark Clearinghouse. Pricing (all prices displayed in AUD dollars) Pricing for each extension has two parts: a sunrise fee, and a one-year registration ...

General Availability for 7 new TLDs starts tomorrow

Beginning tomorrow, February 5th, the first of many new TLDs will enter the General Availability phase at QuantmWeb Domains.   The following TLDs will open for registration at 11AM EST (4 PM UTC): .BIKE  .CLOTHING .GURU .HOLDINGS .VENTURES .PLUMBING .SINGLES     For complete pricing information, please visit our pricing page.    In addition, as of ...

Launch Phases 2

Upon launch, new gTLDs will follow a cycle of different launch phases. While all TLDs will need to start their launch with a Sunrise phase for trademark owners, there’s more flexibility with the following phases. Below we have mapped a typical launch cycle you will likely see in most TLDs: Sunrise (60 days) Landrush General ...

25% Off All VPS Hosting Nodes

To celebrate the start of Spring QuantmWeb has launched our 25% off for VPS Sale. That’s right we are offering 25% off for life on any new VPS purchased during September and October. All ourVPS Hosting servers are covered, including cPanel VPS templates and Windows VPS. Just enter the promotional code 25OFFVPS on the checkout page to receive the discount. All QuantmWeb VPS ...

SSL Certificates Future And Its Encryption Strategies

With an ever increasing level of security issues, the protection system is undergoing a rapid change to keep pace with it. The future looks bright and engaging for ssl certificates as the service providers are promptly upgrading their encryption system to defend websites against malware attacks or hacks. Every online retail store owner worth his ...

EV SSL Installation Made Easy With Cpanel Or WHM

SSL Certificate authorities provide exceptional technical support, but it is the responsibility of an individual to install the certificate properly on their server. If you find it difficult to get your ev ssl installed on your WHM or Cpanel server, make use of this simple guide which will take you through the various steps involved in it. ...