12 02, 2016

Elcoserv becomes an official cPanel NOC Partner

We are happy to announce that Elcoserv has signed a Partnership with cPanel, a leading web hosting control panel software company, and became a cPanel NOC Partner. As a long time provider of cPanel hosting for all of our shared, VPS & Dedicated servers, we have now partnered directly with cPanel for better support & licensing options. [...]

1 06, 2015

Who wants SSD Based VPS Hosting? Let us know!

We are currently testing our fully managed VPS offering with the option of using SSD storage. SSD stands for Solid State Drive and these are much faster than normal hard drives. So what is difference between a VPS with SSD drives vs a VPS with traditional hard drives? IO & Disk Speed = Much Faster [...]

26 04, 2015

Security Advisory: XSS Vulnerability Affecting Multiple WordPress Plugins

Multiple WordPress Plugins are vulnerable to Cross-site Scripting (XSS) due to the misuse of theadd_query_arg() and remove_query_arg() functions. These are popular functions used by developers to modify and add query strings to URLs within WordPress. The official WordPress Official Documentation (Codex) for these functions was not very clear and misled many plugin developers to use [...]

26 11, 2014

Go Responsive. Be Mobile Ready

Users are accessing your site via their mobile devices now more than ever. Paypal recently announced at this year’s Arizona World Usability Day that 25% of their users are accessing the company’s website on their iPhones, iPads, Android phones and other mobile gadgets. That is a huge number of users, one you probably see echoed [...]

23 08, 2014

Regarding Securing WordPress Sites

This is a critical priority warning for those who has built their websites on Wordpress CMS. According to our monitoring, we have detected there are many attempts to crack down your passwords to the Wordpress Admin area. Websites built on Wordpress CMS are experiencing an attack. Attackers are using scripts to guess login details to the wp-login.php page, so [...]

12 05, 2014

New ICANN Domain Contact Validation Policy

ICANN Domain Contact Validation affects anyone that currently owns, or plans to register, a gTLD – such as .com, .net, or .org – regardless of the registrar used to register the domain. It is vital that you complete the validation process as soon as you receive the notice. Domains that do not complete the validation [...]

12 04, 2014

“Heartbleed Bug” OpenSSL Vulnerability Affecting Internet Community

The Heartbleed bug (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heartbleed_bug) is a serious vulnerability in OpenSSL 1.0.1 through 1.0.1.f. This vulnerability allows an attacker to read chunks of memory from servers and clients that connect using SSL through a flaw in OpenSSL's implementation of the heartbeat extension. OpenSSL provides critical functionality in the internet ecosystem, and therefore vulnerabilities, such as Heartbleed, [...]

18 09, 2013

September 2013

Hi everybody! I am here to tell you Elcoserv has been doing some amazing things the last few weeks! August has come and gone, September is here, that means the end of summer is coming soon. Regardless, we’re still hard at work at making a ton of improvements here for our customers. Some people here have [...]

13 08, 2013

PHP settings that cannot be changed

Shared and reseller hosting are shared environments and have certain limits on what you can change, in order to maintain the stability of the server. Dedicated server and VPS customers may change all the settings in the php.ini file and do not have the same limits as shared or reseller. Shared and Reseller Hosting PHP [...]

30 04, 2013

Protect & Accelerate your Website with CloudFlare CDN

Here at Elcoserv, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the best, most powerful tools available. To that end, we’ve recently teamed up with CloudFlare to help you enhance your website’s speed and security. And the best part - You can enable CloudFlare for FREE with every Elcoserv account!   CloudFlare is an advanced [...]