Following a recent meeting at RubyConf 2013, I am proud to announce that Rapid Purple has officially joined the Rackspace® Partner Network in an effort to provide a portfolio of services aimed towards those clients who are looking for something more than the usual hosting platform. Rackspace is a leading provider of hybrid clouds, which enable businesses to run their workloads where they ...
I have always tried my best to create a development friendly environment with the Rapid Purple Hosting services – and this means keeping up to date with the latest stable platforms. With that said I have added the latest stable PHP releases to your control panel. You can now use the current stable version – PHP 5.5.5, as well as ...
osCommerce has been actively released new versions of their popular ecommerce platform – currently at 3.3.4 which came out September 26, 2013. While all plugin updates are made to fully support 3.3.4 – I went ahead and updated the Elefante App Installer featured with all the Rapid Purple Hosting plans to osCommerce 2.3.3. This way you start off with a ...
I have recently updated the Joomla version in our 1-click App Installer to the latest one available – Joomla 3.0. While I will still offer older versions in the Installer as well, I highly recommend that you use Joomla 3.0 as it represents a significant improvement over older versions. All current Rapid Purple hosting clients will automatically see the change when they ...
I have recently added PHP 5.5 as an option in the Hepsia Control Panel for all Rapid Purple Hosting users. It was released just a few days ago and the new version offers lots of new features. Here is a quick overview of the new features offered by PHP 5.5: generators and coroutines; the ‘finally’ keyword; a simplified password hashing API; support ...
This is to let you know that on July 20, 2013 EST (July 21, 2013 GMT) the registry of .COM and .NET domains will be processing scheduled maintenance. The time frame for the maintenance is scheduled to start on July 20, 2013 (Saturday) 9:00 PM and run through to 9:45 PM EST (July 21, Sunday at 01:00 – 01:45 GMT). During this time domain availability check, registrations, renewals and ...
I’ve been hard at work re-organizing all of the free resources available here on Rapid Purple, and things are finally ready to be announced to you all – the public. First off I have gotten rid of all of the Flash generators that used to be available. To be honest, as the web moves further and further away from Flash ...
For all of our hosting customers housed at the UK datacenter, would like to inform you about an upcoming maintenance in our UK Data Center scheduled to take place later this week. Starting today May 14th, we will be relocating our servers to new racks and will also be performing a major network upgrade. The expected downtime frame for the scheduled ...
I regret to inform you that a there is a hard disk failure on one of the mail servers in the Steadfast, Chicago, Illinois datacenter. The faulty hardware is being replaced; unfortunately this will require a file system check before booting – which will result in several hours of downtime. Any further updates and announcements regarding this issue can be viewed at http://www.properstatus.com ...
For all of our hosting customers housed in the Syndey, Australia datacenter I wish to inform you of an upcoming server rack change that will take place on April 9th, between 4pm and 6pm EST. During this time the expected server downtime is roughly 30 minutes – and as always we will all do our best to complete the procedure ...
With the launch of our new hosting services, comes the launch of our domain name services – with some of the best prices around. With Rapid Purple Hosting as your domain name registration partner, you can choose from more than 50 domain extensions for your domain – from the most popular .COM and .NET to country-specific TLDs, like .CO.UK or .DE. ...
I always offered my own hosting services here at Rapid Purple, however I never really advertised them that much. It was something that I used mostly for my clients; however that’s all changing in 2013. Rapid Purple’s partnership with LiquidNet has grown – and we now offer our very own shared, ecommerce, and VPS hosting packages. To boot you can choose ...
Everyone has to start somewhere, and while today's pricing on hosting is far from what it was 10 years ago
We have implemented a new feature in our web hosting Hepsia Control Panel, which allows web hosting users to redirect their website visitors to a different page, subdomain, or even to a different website, based on the visitor’s geographical location (continent, country, even city). Let’s say that you have a website: http://home-cooking.us, which is dedicated to cooking recipes from the ...
I know I don’t mention our hosting service here a lot. It’s utilized mostly among my web development clients, and a few other clients that have came along over the years. I take a real personal approach – my hosting clients have direct access to my 365x24x7 support, along with support directly from me. We never really pushed the service ...
Earlier last week the .CH domain name became available to customers of our hosting and domain manager services. The .CH TLD is the official domain name extension for Switzerland and comes at a wholesale price of just $15.00 per year – thus becoming one of the lowest prices for a .CH domain name. There are no special requirements for .CH domain names – they ...