May 15th PAC Web Hosting are now authorised cPanel Partners!

We are now officially authorised cPanel partners.This means we can provide cPanel licensing to our VPS and Dedicated Server customers at the best possible rates with the best possible support.We can also in conjunction with cPanel migrate new customers and existing customers who have a non cPanel environment hosting account to a cPanel environment ... Read More »

May 14th Another good reason to keep your website(s) up to date!

Matt Cutts is the head of the Google Web Spam team. He is also seen in the SEO community as the SEO spokesman for Google. Today Matt has posted a preview of what is coming in the Penguin 2.0 release, due Summer 2013. Penguin 2.0 is the next major update of Google's search algorithm and it's associated tools and applications.  There are a few ... Read More »

May 9th Still using POP3? Why not IMAP?

Most people when setting up their email client use POP3 because everyone does right? There is an alternative to POP3 and it is called IMAP and once you understand the differences between POP3 and IMAP then you will wonder why you still use POP3. When you are sent an email it is stored on the server that receives the email for your email address, ... Read More »

May 6th Using Wordpress with WP Super Cache and/or W3 Total Cache?

If your website uses WORDPRESS and you have one or both plugins WP Super Cache and W3 Total Cache then please read on:A security hole that allows anyone to execute any command on your WordPress server has been discovered in the WP Super Cache and W3 Total Cache plugins.  WHAT TO DO: Upgrade to the newest version of both these ... Read More »

Feb 6th 2 of our customers won in the Proudly .UK competition!

Were pleased to say that 2 of our customer won in Nominets proudly .UK prize draw this year!

Congratulations from all at PAC!

http://www.nominet.org.uk/registrars/registrarresources/prizedraw/winners/

www.pacwebhosting.co.uk

Dec 19th Christmas Opening Hours 2011

Our offices will be closed over the Christmas period from Wednesday the 21st of December 2011 until the 3rd of January 2012During this time we will continue to provide support 24x7 via the normal method of obtaining support via our support ticket system.To raise a ticket in our support system simply do this online via our website ... Read More »

Jun 27th Important Housekeeping!

Do you use any of the following? Zen Cart - Wordpress - Gallery1 - Gallery2 Phpbb2 - Phpbb3 - Joomla - Moodle Or indeed any other similar applications? If you do then you need to go and ensure your versions of these and indeed any plugins etc are the latest available and if they are not upgrade them without delay. You need to go and do ... Read More »

May 10th Using com_google 1.4 in Joomla? Read this your website is at risk!

Hi One of our customers websites was compromised via an unreported vulnerability in com_google 1.4 in Joomla which allowed a malicious party to upload files into their hosting. The only solution as 1.4 is the latest version at the time of writing is to remove this component completely from your Joomla install. Regards Arnoldus van ... Read More »

Oct 2nd Using VirtueMart in Joomla? You should read this to prevent your website being used to send spam!

If you currently use VirtueMart with Joomla then you need to do two things: 1,Turn off the recommend a friend feature as spammers are actively looking for websites using VirtueMart to abuse this feature to send spam and ultimately it could get the PAC server you are on blacklisted and also your domain name. 2, You have to also edit the ... Read More »

Sep 30th Do you run a Joomla website?

Do you run a Joomla website? If you do then please upgrade it to version 1.5.20 without delay To find out your version log into your Joomla admin area and the version number should be in the top right of your screen. There are several vunerabilities in versions 1.5.19 and below that can allow persons to take advantage and upload files directly ... Read More »