LiteSpeed Cache for Joomla now Released!

Written by Trifo
Today we are happy to announce the long awaited LiteSpeed Cache extension for Joomla.

LiteSpeed Cache is an user friendly, high-performance page cache extension for Joomla 3.x or later.

It will greatly speed up your Joomla web site, as well as optimize and reduce the generated CPU load, with just minimal management efforts.

A fast web site can significantly improve your search engine rankings, increase the number of visitors and prospective customers your business converts, and improve your user experience. What's not to love?

Maximise your startup's chances of success: begin with your web hosting

Written by David Kramaley
Being a startup founder can be tough. Prominent serial entrepreneur Elon Musk, has compared starting a company to eating glass. There are financial struggles, unpaid time, website downtime, taxes, accounting, and many other challenges (GDPR anyone?). It soon becomes obvious what Elon meant.

So, how can founders go from such adverse circumstances to prosperity and success? We recently raised £100,000 from investors and eventually closed on even more. To achieve that, we have needed every little advantage we could get. Regardless of how small, these advantages add up. In this post, I will share what I consider one of the important things we did right on our path to growth and success.

When your business depends on your web site, choosing fast and reliable web hosting is a must. These are seemingly simple things that if you get wrong, can come back to haunt you. Regardless of which web host you choose, you should look for the following things:

PHP7 is Finally Here!

Written by Trifo
HelloPHP7s

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.