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)
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!