PHP 7

We are excited to announce that HDWEBPROVIDER will supports PHP 7 within the next few days. PHP 7 offers a lot of new features for developers, as well as significant increases in performance. In our internal benchmarks we intentionally put a lot of stress on PHP performance to provide a conservative estimate of gains for real world websites. ... Read More »

7th Nov 2016
cPanel & WHM version 60 in RELEASE tier for hosting customers

Dear Cloud customers,cPanel, Inc. has released cPanel & WHM version 60 to the RELEASE tier. Below are just a few of the new features you will see in the next few weeks during the upgrade process: DNSSECProtect your website from one of the most widely exploited exploit vectors with DNSSEC. SNI support on cPanel servicesWith SNI support ... Read More »

3rd Nov 2016
New IPv6 For Customers hosted on the Shared Section DATACENTER 2

Dear Valued Customer, Due to the consolidation and upgrades for the new IP protocols, we are required to renumbering our IP address to IPv6 ranges for better control and abuse handling. This is required for the new IPv6 protocol worldwide. This only applies for our Shared Hosting customers. To ease the transition, we are providing your new ... Read More »

19th Aug 2016
Important domain registration changes

ICANN's new rules for domain registrants require you to verify your contact details Rules. You can’t live with them, you can’t have a domain without them. And starting January 2014, there are some important new rules to be aware of. These rules are set by the internet’s governing body ICANN and affect all generic top-level domains (gTLDs) ... Read More »

23rd Jul 2015
Domain Registry ends Free whois privacy

Dear Partner,Due to the forthcoming change in ICANN’s policy, we have just been informed that the costs of providing the Privacy Protect service will be no longer free. The cost will be $3.50 per year for gTLDs that can have the service enabled. The following information determines when the charge will apply :Domain has already enabled PP ... Read More »

29th Sep 2014
Domain Pricing change

Verisign GRS (The International Domain Platform) is increasing the pricing of the domain extensions worldwide and we will be changing the pricing on our platform to note this increase at 12:00 UTC September 12th 2014.  As the owner of all major domain names extensions, Verisign powers the invisible navigation that takes people to where ... Read More »

11th Sep 2014
Goodbye Fantastico, Hello Softaculous!

For many years we have used Fantastico in our control panel which clients can use to install and update popular third party applications. Unfortunately in recent years the Fantastico makers have become slow at updating the third party scripts and the software has fallen behind in the market. After a testing period and gathering client feedback ... Read More »

21st Jul 2014
Paper Lantern is the next look and feel for cPanel

By: cpaneladam - from cPanel With heavy development and the incorporation of ongoing, open discussion, Paper Lantern is the next look and feel for cPanel. Initially, our emphasis has been on immediate changes that provide a large amount of benefit. For a product with an incredible amount of depth and complexity, one of the first things we ... Read More »

8th Jul 2014
MYSQl 5.6 Update

As part of our commitment to security and performance in our webhosting environment, we will be upgrading MySQL starting June 1st on our core network to the latest stable release 5.6. This is an important change to ensure continued compatibility with current and future software, and ensuring the stability and security of services for all ... Read More »

29th May 2014
Security Update - Heartbleed

Dear Customers, On April 7th, 2014 a security issue, commonly referred to as “Heartbleed”, was discovered in a software library used by many major Internet companies, including HDWEBPROVIDER. Our security engineers reacted immediately and an update to all services was released less than 24 hours after its disclosure. Our internal ... Read More »

12th Apr 2014