PSA: Youtube is blocking auto-embed requests from many datacenters globally. (Our Singapore datacenter being one of them.) If you've been having issue with auto-embed pasted Youtube urls into your editor, it's not your site or even your web-server. We have a few mitigation tactics for this issue. (Will also update this if we think of others.) … [Read more...] about Youtube embed not working in WordPress editor (affecting several datacenters globally)
Heads up, everyone. JVPS is currently testing different control panels. Ever since cPanel's recent poorly-advised plans to increase their prices, many webhosts are forced to find alternatives or else pass down the costs to their customers. Currently, our future looks something like this: All "managed plans" will keep cPanel and the same price.New dedicated VPS plans will have different … [Read more...] about cPanel sudden price increase…and its ill effects
IT'S OFFICIALl! We are opening up a USA East Coast server today. Anyone that wants to be moved to that one, let us know in the comments below. Or can also open up a ticket with us to start the process. Let us know which time of day is best for the move. The process is mostly automated and actually very quick, even for large sites. There is very little downtime but just to be safe, you … [Read more...] about USA East Coast server now open!
Dear beloved JVPS clients, It's now been 1 year and 2 months since the JohnnyVPS webhosting service has gone public and what a magical ride it's been. We never expected the service to grow as smoothly and as quickly as it has, and we this success to our team and of course, our incredible clients. You guys have been so kind and patient with our team members every step of the way and so … [Read more...] about JohnnyVPS 1st anniversary and future roadmap
We are excited to announce that PHP 7.3 (shown to be 10-15% faster than PHP 7.2) is now officially released on all JVPS servers! This goes for our managed WordPress clients as well as those on dedicated VPS. Some helpful thoughts are provided below! … [Read more...] about PHP 7.3 now available at JohnnyVPS!
It has now been almost a month since PHP 7.0 has reached "end-of-life" (EOL) status. Please do not use PHP 7.0 any more as it's no longer supported and will be vulnerable to new security issues or lacking newer bug fixes. This should also be a red flag for you to avoid any themes or plugins that are not compatible with newer PHP versions (PHP 7.1, 7.2, and upcoming 7.3). Again, please upgrade … [Read more...] about PHP 7.0 has reached end of life
It’s OFFICIAL—JVPS is now accepting webhosting clients in Australia! You can now get our ultra-fast webhosting speeds from anywhere in Australia/New Zealand. We’ve strategically chosen Sydney (Australia) for our Australian datacenter: Melbourne (AU) in only 14ms Wellington (NZ) in only 25ms Singapore (Malaysia) in only 92ms Western Europe in around 360ms USA in around 155ms … [Read more...] about JohnnyVPS now officially open in Australia!
Want the best email service, in terms of deliverability and spam-filtering? Here are your options: G-Suite - gold standard, also includes many Google cloud services, integrates nicely with Gmail mobile app, but expensive ($5/user) MXroute - cheap and awesome service, unlimited domains and emails but limited space. Rackspace/Zoho - like Google's but cheaper (~$2-3/user) and lots of … [Read more...] about Best 3rd-party Email Service
#publicserviceannouncment Guys, stop using IMAGIFY image compression plugin. It lags the frontend AND backend. Already had 2 people this week having problems with it. … [Read more...] about Don’t Use IMAGIFY Image Compression Plugin – slows your site!
It’s OFFICIAL—JVPS is now accepting webhosting clients in Asia! You can now get our ultra-fast webhosting speeds from anywhere in Asia. We’ve strategically chosen Singapore (SG) for our Asian datacenter: Tokyo (JP) in only 65ms Bangalore (IN) in only 39ms Australia in only 90ms Western Europe in only 160-200ms Los Angeles (USA) in only 178ms Check pingtimes to all other … [Read more...] about JohnnyVPS now officially opened in Asia!