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Managed WordPress Maintenance

Nerds On Site has launched a new FREE service for all our hosted clients that use WordPress as the basis of their website.  If you run a WordPress website on our hosting service, you can enable “Managed WordPress Maintenance” mode in your NerdsISP control panel.  This new feature costs you nothing, but adds a considerable […]

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Encryption Backdoor Myth

Just when the tide was turning in the US towards allowing encryption, Paris happened. There is undeniable heavy emotion around attacks on human life of any kind, and that is the danger when it comes to the shaping of public opinion and policy. It was quite predictable that this event would take no time at […]

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Nerds Hosting Concierge Service

Hosting services can be full of confusing jargon and buzzwords, and moving a domain name, website or email to a new service can seem overwhelming.  If you are a client that just has no idea what is involved in moving a domain, and don’t know what EPP codes are, Nerds On Site’s Hosting Concierge Service […]

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Next-Gen nerds in South Africa

BEE status in South Africa

We are very excited to have achieved BEE status in South Africa. Archbishop Desmond Tutu coined the term of rainbow nation! It’s a warm, inviting country in which nobody feels like a stranger! Nerds most certainly love South Africa!

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Explanation of Brief Outage

Today our team had a small issue with DNS that caused a brief outage for about a dozen of our hosted clients. We want to publish a brief explanation of this unfortunate event, which is now fully resolved. Earlier today our team detected a determined brute force attack against two of our clients. While these […]

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Nerds Hosting: What Can You Expect? Point In Time Restores

This article is one in a series of articles describing some of the actions you can expect to be covered free of charge by the Nerds Hosting Support team. Let’s imagine for a moment that the worst has happened to your website – a plugin update just broke the site, or perhaps a rouge developer […]

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Nerds Hosting: What Can You Expect? Point In Time Backups

This article is one in a series of articles describing some of the actions you can expect to be covered free of charge by the Nerds Hosting Support team. Our hosting comes standard with nightly backups for all our clients.  You don’t have to turn anything on, you don’t have to configure anything – every […]

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Nerds Hosting: What Can You Expect? DNS Changes

This article is one in a series of articles describing some of the actions you can expect to be covered free of charge by the Nerds Hosting Support team. DNS records can be confusing.  CNAMES, A, AAAA, SRV….the list goes on and on.  If you want to point your website to a specialized server or […]

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Nerds Hosting: What Can You Expect? WordPress Login Resets

This article is one in a series of articles describing some of the actions you can expect to be covered free of charge by the Nerds Hosting Support team. Have you ever forgotten the password to your WordPress website?  Perhaps you’ve had a web developer build you a site and fail to give you the […]

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