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  • Tue, 10 Apr 2018 13:01:38 +0000: End of the Line for HTTP - Nerds On Site Blog | Business Technology Partners | IT Support
    The online world is becoming increasingly unfriendly for non-HTTPS websites, and today Nerds Hosting is announcing that as of July 9, 2018, our hosting services will no longer serve non-https content. What is HTTPS The ‘S’ in HTTPS stands for secure, and this indicates that your website is being served to your end-client via an […]
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 02:00:22 +0000: Hosting Outage of January 11, 2018 - Nerds On Site Blog | Business Technology Partners | IT Support
    On January 11, 2018, our shared hosting platform suffered an embarrassing outage, starting in the mid-afternoon, and lasting in to the early evening.  We apologize sincerely to our clients for this outage and the inconvenience it caused you.  Only web hosting was affected, email and DNS services were not affected in any way. The cause […]
  • Thu, 04 Jan 2018 21:39:34 +0000: Hosting Server Reboots Tonight - Nerds On Site Blog | Business Technology Partners | IT Support
    Many of you have heard of the two major security flaws found in CPUs recently (https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/03/business/computer-flaws.html) and our hosting platform is just as affected as everything else out there.  To aid Amazon in applying some patches to help mitigate this issue, we must reboot all our hosting servers this evening.  This is hoped to take […]
  • Mon, 19 Jun 2017 19:01:37 +0000: WordPress Removes “Contact Form DB” Plugin - Nerds On Site Blog | Business Technology Partners | IT Support
    WordPress.org (the official maintainer of WordPress and the main repository of WordPress plugins) has removed a plugin called “Contact Form DB” from their database. This has had the effect of automatically removing this plugin from all WordPress websites that used it. Now, this plugin being gone might not effect your website in any way, but […]
  • Mon, 05 Jun 2017 23:48:08 +0000: Scheduled Maintenance on Mail Systems - Nerds On Site Blog | Business Technology Partners | IT Support
    Amazon Web Services has just informed us that they will be performing maintenance on the underlying system that our mail server runs on, thus interrupting all mail processes.  They have scheduled this maintenance for 6PM EST (Toronto/New York) on June 16, which is next week Friday. Our team regrets that we only received notice today […]