Jul 19th Create a new look and a job for myself

The software that drives this site has just been upgraded. It came with a new look client area (log in and check it out), so I backed up the existing template, tried out the new one and decided it needed some work.I then restored the backup. This was no big deal, I had simply renamed the folder. But do you think naming it back worked? Of ... Read More »

Apr 2nd Welcome home 123host

123host started about 5 years ago as a way for me to host a growing number of websites.  I offered a few friends some hosting space, they recommended friends and the word started spreading.Without getting too techinical the service has moved from shared hosting to a Virtual Private Server (VPS) to a Dedicated Server as the number of customers and ... Read More »

Feb 18th More More More

Sometime soon, possibly this weekend (Feb 21) 123host will be moving from a Virtual Private Server (VPS) to a dedicated server at a new hosting company.  The new server will be housed in Brisbane, Australia which will make things faster for Australians visiting sites hosted with 123host.Along with that comes some more space and more bandwidth, so ... Read More »

Nov 21st 123host now using SSL

Search engines are apparently now giving a higher ranking to websites using SSL  i.e. using https:// instead of http:// as this confirms the identity of the website and will help reduce phishing scams.  Keeping up with the times, 123host is now using https:// which provides more security and a higher level of trust.  If you are interested in ... Read More »

Apr 10th OpenSSL patched

Most people won't know or care or understand about a newly discovered vulnerability known as the Heartbleed Vulnerability.  All you need to know is that 123host has upgraded to OpenSSL 1.0.1g 7 Apr 2014 fixes the problem from now on.  But it is anyone's guess about what the baddies have been doing for the last 2 years while the ... Read More »

Mar 17th Upgraded hosting

Due to steady growth, 123host has moved to a Virtual Private server so that a more stable web hosting service can be provided.  It's new, it's shiny.