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Important News for Windows Hosting Customers

Posted by sbh-admin on 08 12 2017.

As many of you will be aware, our Windows Hosting control panel wasn’t perfect. In fact, in recent months it has presented us numerous problems that required manual action on our part to get things done which resulted in some of our processes not being automated and self-service. WebsitePanel has…

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November Domain Price Increases

Posted by sbh-admin on 01 11 2017.

This month we’ve had to increase a handful of prices on our services. We have increased the price of .uk domains by £1 /year, and have also increased the cost of .com, .net, and .org domains by £2 /year. All prices mentioned exclude VAT, which is added on during the…

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Protecting Your Email Accounts

Posted by sbh-admin on 19 08 2017.

We’ve recently had an increase in the number of compromised customer email accounts, unfortunately this is due to some customers setting weak passwords that have been cracked by hackers and automated services that crack your email password and then use your email account to send spam. This is clearly a…

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August 2017 Price Increase for .TV Domains

Posted by sbh-admin on 03 08 2017.

This month we’re reluctantly having to increase the price of one of the TLDs we offer: .TV. The price for .TV renewals, registrations, and transfers has gone up by £5 from £65 to £70 with immediate effect. Please get in touch if you have any questions!…

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Security Tips 🔑

Posted by sbh-admin on 12 07 2017.

Security has always been an incredibly important aspect of life, but it’s even more of an issue these days now we’re able to control every aspect of our lives from emails, to social media, to banking from a single internet connected device. As such, it’s vital for that everybody keep…

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Pricing Adjustments for June 2017

Posted by sbh-admin on 12 06 2017.

Effective immediately, we’re putting the registration, renewal, and transfer price of all .info domains up by £2 per year. This is due to a supplier price increase and is out of our control. Please see the table listed below for the pricing:  .info pricing Registration/Renewal Transfer 1 Year £37.00 (Previously £35.00) £37.00 (Previously £35.00) 2 Years £74.00 (Previously £70.00) £37.00 (Previously £35.00)

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What Services Do We Offer?

Posted by sbh-admin on 02 06 2017.

We offer a plethora of hosting services to suit anybody from a one page website to a multipage website with dozens of email accounts. Please see below for a list of our most popular services. The prices listed below are correct as of 19th April 2017. Package and details Who is this…

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Are You Baffled By Hosting Terminology?

Posted by sbh-admin on 10 05 2017.

Following on from last month’s blog post about Email Terminology (linked at the bottom of this blog post), we’ve complied a list of hosting terminology that might come in handy too. Web Server A Web Server is the computer that your website is stored on. When visitors attempt to view your website…

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Are You Baffled By Email Terminology?

Posted by sbh-admin on 18 04 2017.

Email and email terminology these days can be quite complicated, below you’ll find a list of the key terms you might come across or need: Forwarder A forwarder is a way to relay an email from one email account to another automatically as soon as the email is received. This can be…

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Changes to .biz and .gb.com domains

Posted by sbh-admin on 31 03 2017.

Following the ICANN changes to domain registration, transfer, and renewal procedures in November (for anybody who missed it, the blog post in question is linked below), there are a couple of minor changes that have happened this month. The first is that all .AR.COM, .GB.COM, .HU.COM, .KR.COM, .QC.COM, .NO.COM, .SE.COM, and…

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