WHM/cPanel finally released the WordPress management addon we've all been waiting for! I'll go over its features in another another post but just check it out when you get the chance and enjoy the features available. The DELUXE is coming out soon and we'll be looking to have it on all WHM/cPanel servers. What does this mean for you? You can now do more WordPress management tasks right … [Read more...] about WP Toolkit now enabled for all cPanel servers
The JVPS managed hosting service is removing the TINY plan (existing clients can stay) and now offers a new "AGENCY" plan. If you are on the TINY plan, don't worry! You still get to keep it with the same price and everything. Nothing changes. We're only removing it as an option for new sign-ups. Why are we removing the TINY plan? Our clients have grown a lot since we started. The TINY … [Read more...] about Hello AGENCY plan, goodbye TINY plan!
PHP 7.4 - is for better performance and security. I highly recommend this PHP version for all sites now. Beware that not all themes and plugins may be compatible with it...this is why it's recommended to use only well-maintained plugins.WP-CLI - is for advanced users to do manage WordPress sites from the command line. Give them a try! … [Read more...] about PHP 7.4 and WP-CLI on all servers
We've just opened up a USA Central (Dallas, TX) server location for managed hosting clients. 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 … [Read more...] about USA Central server now open!
PHP 7.4 is now available on all our servers. (Dedicated VPS folks, please let us know if we missed any of you.) Better performance...around 8-10% performance gain over PHP 7.3.Better security.Extra karma in your next life.I will love you more. To update your PHP version, please follow this simple guide: Change PHP version - JVPS docsI swear it's super easy. Like 2 clicks.If you have any … [Read more...] about PHP 7.4 now available
What a crazy ride it's been. Time really does fly. It seems only just yesterday that our service went public and now we're nearly halfway to the 5-year anniversary mark. Thank you As always, I want to thank you all for making this such a joyful and worthwhile endeavor. I never thought of webhosting as hanging out with friends and family but that's exactly what it's been. For years before … [Read more...] about JohnnyVPS 2-year anniversary and future rambles
Want to monitor your server or website uptime? (And be notified via email/sms/etc when it goes down?) Easy! Sign up for UptimeRobot.com (they have a really handy free plan)For more complicated APP monitoring and slow-queries, etc. You can use New Relic. (We'll be happy to install it for you.) … [Read more...] about Server Monitoring
Get paid commission for referring new clients to JohnnyVPS. Clients and friends have been asking about an affiliate program for a while now but I resisted for many reasons. Because I wanted our success to come from our quality of service, not commissions (like many other webhosts).Because I was afraid of people recommending us to the wrong kinds of clients. (Difficult, newbie, … [Read more...] about Introducing…the JVPS Affiliate Program!
Yes...finally! It took a look time to find the right company to partner with but we did it and very happy with the results so far. From now on, there will be 24-hour support through our ticket system: They will help with all emergency issues. Please use our ticket system if you have a random site down or server down.Other non-emergency requests or questions regarding WordPress or billing … [Read more...] about JVPS finally adds 24-hour ticket support
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)