The internet community was surprised on Friday this week when cPanel, the maker of the most popular web hosting panel indicated that they will be discontinuing their old pricing model and moving to a more expensive, consumption based usage model. For many years Real World and Oxygen have provided cost effective web hosting using the cPanel platform. We offer a range of services including DNS, … Continue reading Upcoming price changes to Web Hosting
In early July, we released our nbn REST API for service qualifications and management. Since then we’ve processed hundreds of qualifications and used it to solve several complex problems relating to service availability for nbn. But now we’ve made it even easier for our residential, business and wholesale customers to access the power of this system. We’ve brought our nbn Qualification Endpoint to the Real … Continue reading Can you get nbn? Qualifications are now easier!
A few years ago we made the jump from Drupal to WordPress as the primary Content Management System (CMS) we deploy for our customers. While Drupal is still our ideal choice for complex data based websites, WordPress brings a level of simplicity and power to the web publishing experience. While WordPress makes building websites easy, handling complex layouts has always been a challenge without additional … Continue reading Gutenberg for WordPress is coming…
Over the weekend we saw the biggest change to the .au domain name space. The operational control and management for .au has been migrated to Afilias, who currently manage over 25 of the global Top Level Domains (TLDs). The transition means that domain owners can now register domains for a range of time periods (from 1 year to 5 years) and benefit from reduced costs. … Continue reading A new era for .au
Many web developers use a range of tools to streamline their development process. These tools simplify installing updates, installing packages, testing for errors and managing users. Some of our favourite tools are drush for Drupal and wp-cli for WordPress. Both of these tools provide simple tools to manage sites, cache engines, user accounts, plugins and many more features. Commands like ‘drush up‘ and ‘wp plugin … Continue reading Shell Tools to simplify web development
Remote Desktop is one of the greatest features of Windows Server. Many of our clients use it to enable secure remote work, provide a consistent desktop experience and to reduce hardware and infrastructure costs. Until now, Remote Desktop has required a specific client for either Windows, MacOS X, iOS or Android to allow users to connect. Microsoft has just announced the public preview of the … Continue reading Microsoft releases beta of Remote Desktop Web Client
Over the last 10 years, Real World has been involved in delivering a number of Drupal based website solutions to our clients. One of the reasons we love Drupal is they have an active security community which constantly monitors their software for potential vulnerabilities and has a process to manage and update these. Yesterday, the Drupal Security Team have released an advisory (SA-CORE-2018-002) for a … Continue reading Don’t get caught by the latest Drupal Critical Security Vulnerability