PHP7 is Finally Here!

Written by Trifo

On the 3rd of December 2015 the PHP development team announced the immediate availability of PHP 7.0.0.

The release marks the start of the new major PHP 7 series.

EU VAT Changes 2015 - What does it mean for you?

Written by Jo Stonehouse
vat2015EU VAT regulations are about to undergo a massive overhaul from 1st January 2015. The change relates specifically to companies that sell "digital services" - web hosting, domain registrations and other such intangible e-services are included in this category. In short, if you are based in the EU and sell digital services to customers who are located in the EU, you should read on!

Even Faster Websites with Railgun™!

Written by Jo Stonehouse
host-optimized-badge-250pxAs a CloudFlare Optimized Partner, we are thrilled to offer the CloudFlare Railgun™ technology to all our customers. Railgun is typically only included with CloudFlare's $200/mo paid package, however we are pleased to be able to introduce it absolutely free of charge to all our customers. Railgun is CloudFlare’s latest performance optimization technology that gives you significant improvements in site load times. To activate Railgun, simply log into your control panel, click through to the CloudFlare administration screen, and select Railgun “On”. Read on for additional details and instructions.

The secret to rock solid shared server security and uptime!

Written by Jo Stonehouse
Two of the most important issues faced by a shared web host are server security and uptime. Everyone in the industry advertises that their servers are secure, and that they provide 99.9% uptime - but the fact is when it comes to dealing with a compromised account affecting the whole server or a single user overloading the server and long service downtimes, this advertising just becomes gibberish. We want to differentiate Kualo from other web hosts by having truly phenomenal uptime, and we can happily say that our shared hosting environment really does deliver on that goal.

So what's our secret sauce?