PHP

Using SMTP for Sending E-mail in phpBB (PHP Mail Alternative)

For security reasons, sending e-mail using the internal PHP mail() function is disabled on most of our shared servers. By default, phpBB sends e-mail via the internal PHP mail() function. You will need to switch over to using SMTP authentication for e-mails to work. phpBB has built-in settings that allow you to control whether phpBB …

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WordPress – Switch to Sending Email via SMTP (PHP Mail Alternative)

For security reasons, sending e-mail using the internal PHP mail() function is disabled on most of our shared servers. Default WordPress installations rely on the mail() function to send e-mail to you and your blog users. You will need to switch over to using SMTP authentication for e-mails to work. As there are no settings …

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Ubuntu and PHP 5 “mcrypt extension is missing” error

After installing lamp-server or the individual php5-mcrypt package, you may come across the following error (e.g. in phpMyAdmin): The mcrypt extension is missing. Please check your PHP configuration. The problem is simply because the module is not enabled by default after installation. To enable, execute: sudo php5enmod mcrypt and then restart the Apache server using: …

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Do you have PEAR (PHP Extension and Application Repository) installed on your shared servers?

  Yes we do. All of our shared web hosting and reseller web hosting servers have the PEAR library installed. What is the PEAR library? PEAR (PHP Extension and Application Repository) is an object-oriented PHP library with separate classes for a variety of functions including mail, database interactivity, date and time, encryption, images, HTTP, HTML …

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A WordPress plugin should be sending e-mails but it doesn’t send e-mails on your servers

On our shared hosting servers we have had to disable the mail() function for spam prevention purposes. This resulted in many of our IPs being blacklisted and our team having to request IPs to be removed from the blacklist, which resulted in inconvenience to customers that are sending genuine e-mails. As a result customers will …

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VPS Hosting FAQs

Q. What is included in a VPS hosting plan ? :- The only programs that come pre-installed and set up on each of our VPS hosting plans are: * The Operating System * Anything included with a basic install of that Operating System * The webserver for that Operating System (e.g. Apache on Linux, IIS …

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