Shelagh Shaw

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Nov 25 2016

2016 Black Friday / Cyber Monday Special Offers

2016 Black Friday / Cyber Monday Special Offers Save 50% on Servers, Hosting, VPS and More Black Friday is the Friday after USA Thanksgiving. Traditionally it signalled the last date by which American stores expected to be ‘in the black’ (ie. financially profit making for that year) so a critical point in preparing for End …

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Oct 13 2014

Checking your Rights and Claiming your .UK Domain Name

Nominet the .UK Registry for 2nd Level Domains (2LDs) .co.uk .org.uk .me.uk etc now allow the top level ccTLD .UK to be registered 🙂 For domains which currently do not exist as (something).*.uk they can be registered now at Register Your .UK Domain Name Where (something).*.UK already exists, there is a system of ‘rights’ over …

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Jun 22 2014

Astutium receives cPanel award at HostingCon 2014

Astutium receiving award for long standing NOC Partner from cPanel

During our recent visit to HostingCon 2014 in Miami Florida, Rob Golding met with several of our key suppliers enabling direct feedback for our customer issues.   One (long) meeting was with cPanel – authors of our fully featured Linux hosting control panel which comes as standard with all Astutium Linux Web Hosting Accounts and …

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Jan 08 2014

.eu extends to Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway

EU expands to IS, LI and NO

As of today, residents, companies and organisations based in Iceland (IS), Liechtenstein (LI) and Norway (NO) will be eligible to register domain names under the .EU top level domain Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway now allowed to register EU domains Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway have had close economic ties with the European Union since the Community’s …

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Sep 02 2013

WordPress Version 3.6 “Oscar” now available

WordPress have released version 3.6 and named it Oscar in honour of Oscar Peterson the Jazz pianist. A brief list of new features includes The new Twenty-Thirteen theme inspired by modern art, which puts focus on your content with a coluorful, single-column design made for media-rich blogging. Revamped Revisions save every change and the new …

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Jul 01 2013

Astutium Networking at HostingCon 2013

Astutium WHMCS

June 2013, Astutium staff braved the high temperatures in Austin, Texas, USA to join the 2013 HostingCon industry conference and networking events. The title of the conference this year was “Raise Your Game – Network, Learn, Grow” and it certainly provided the perfect platform and ample opportunities to facilitate just that. HostingCon gives attendees superb …

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Mar 26 2013

Astutium goes Global at World Hosting Days

Astutium’s management team joined more than 4,000 delegates and 100 exhibitors at the 9th Global World Hosting Days (WHD) in Rust, Germany. WHD is an opportunity for internet hosting organisations to come together to explore innovative solutions and to discuss issues concerning internet hosting. There were many and diverse seminars, offering such things as: ideas …

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Mar 22 2013

Cautionary Tale – Domain Registration

A customer registered a .co.uk domain for respectable educational site but did not take the option of acquiring the also available .com at the same time. Since getting their website up and running, someone else has now registered the .com and placed a very different website on it, probably to try to elicit a lot …

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May 03 2012

New Law on Cookies (Cookie Law)

There is a new law coming into effect on 26 May relating to website privacy and effecting some UK websites. Nearly all websites use Cookies which puts information into people’s browsers when visiting a site. These cookies are used for remembering log in details, preferences, analytics and targeted advertising etc. The new law means that …

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