PHP 7.4 has now been fully rolled out across our full network. You can now follow the guide linked below to switch your site to PHP 7.4 today if you wish. Note that PHP 7.3 will remain the system default for a while. Unless your PHP version is manually set to a specific version (i.e. if your PHP version is set to "inherit") then it will ... Read More »
PHP 7.4 has been out for a bit, but until very recently it hasn't been widely available under cPanel. This is changing soon and we're soon going to be deploying PHP 7.4 across all systems. Note that PHP 7.3 will remain the system standard for some time, but once this is complete you will be able to switch to PHP 7.4 via cPanel in the usual way ... Read More »
We have had to unfortunately terminate our partnership with Nitropack due to massive price increases We're delighted to announce that we've teamed up with Nitropack to be able to offer amazing performance, CDN, and dramatically improved PageSpeed scores. This service is recommended for anyone serious about improving site performance and page ... Read More »
We're pleased to announce that due to popular demand, we are now offering a budget hosting plan once again after several years! For a long time we've been focused on helping site owners grow and develop but as some prospective customers point out, we have been lacking a plan for those people who are just getting started, or have very small traffic ... Read More »
The new backup system is now officially available for all accounts from now! We've create a whole new set of knowledgebase articles which will help guide you in how to use this (we hope you don't ever need to): https://wpopt.net/knowledgebase/9/Backups-restoration-and-recovery After the old incremental backup system was proving too ... Read More »
We're currently working on some changes to our in-built backup systems. This will be a long process but will significantly improve the incremental backup systems we have in place - both from a user perspective (i.e. MUCH easier and less scarier for you as a user to restore files and databases) and also significantly less of a headache for us from ... Read More »
We're making a few design changes - in case you find any pages which aren't loading correctly then please forgive the mess. Hopefully you should find things easier to navigate!
We will soon be removing access via FTP because of its inherent insecurity. You should use SFTP instead - instructions for connecting to this and getting it set up can be found here:
We have a new password manager! If you need to submit passwords to us for any reason (i.e. for migration purposes or similar) you can now enter and store passwords for any site of your choosing safely and securely in the Password Manager. This can be found under your user menu, or directly here:https://wpopt.net/index.php?m=PasswordManagerFor ... Read More »
You can now enable two-factor authentication for your cPanel login. Log in to cPanel, click on "Two Factor Authentication" under "Security" and scan the QR code using any Google-Authenticator-compliant app (i.e. Google Authenticator itself, Authy, etc.).
Welcome to safer hosting!