A View of Website Hosting

A View of Website Hosting

A View of Website Hosting Download:    Think of your Oceania webhost server as a virtual skyscraper. Each client who purchases a hosting account has reserved  space inside that skyscraper; as have other  virtual tenants – we call this shared … Continued
FileZilla Connection

FileZilla Connection

FileZilla Connection Download:    Recommended FTP connection – Using SFTP Launch FileZilla Go to File >> Site Manager Press Button “New Site” Host: servername.oceania.com.au ( Use the “servername” as shown in cpanel)       Port: 2222 Encryption: SFTP – SSH File Transfer … Continued
Trouble with FTP?

Trouble with FTP?

Trouble with FTP? Download:    We need to do some detective work TEST 1 Check that there is space on the server and also that the url, user and password are correct and working. Make a note, in megabytes (MB) … Continued
My site is Hacked – How do I secure it?

My site is Hacked – How do I secure it?

My site is Hacked – How do I secure it? Download:  Update Web Applications Regularly First thing you should do is to check vendor/developer websites for all of the web scripts/applications (e.g. WordPress, Joomla, Drupal etc.) used in your account … Continued
Why does my IP need to be whitelisted?

Why does my IP need to be whitelisted?

Why does my IP need to be whitelisted? Download:  What is an IP? We may have recently asked you to log in to www.whatismyip.com and send us the result so we can whitelist your IP. Every device on the internet … Continued
Bandwidth Explained

Bandwidth Explained

Bandwidth Explained Download:  Most hosting companies offer a variety of bandwidth options in their plans. So exactly what is bandwidth as it relates to web hosting? Put simply, bandwidth is the amount of traffic that is allowed to occur between … Continued
Browser Security Settings

Browser Security Settings

Browser Security Settings for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer: Cyber Security 101 Download:  We would like to direct your attention to the following article as found online – Posted by Nate Lord in ALL THINGS SECURITY, March 22, 2013. Please … Continued
Essential Security Information

Essential Security Information

Essential Security Information Download:  Updated June 2013 Overview Below are listed the minimum security measures required from now on because of the increases in large scale internet crime and world-wide hacker activity. As a member of our Oceania hosting community … Continued
Some of the Ways Hackers Might Have Gotten into Your Website

Some of the Ways Hackers Might Have Gotten into Your Website

Some of the Ways Hackers Might Have Gotten into Your Website Download:  The list below gives some common ways websites are hacked, as well as a few things you can do to protect your website. Your Web Host may be … Continued
SSL access to websites

SSL access to websites

SSL access to websites Download:  If you have a dedicated SSL the name of your site and the URL https://yoursite will be the same. In the case of a hosting account using the server’s shared SSL there is a discrepancy … Continued
Cannot connect to Website, email or cPanel

Cannot connect to Website, email or cPanel

Cannot connect to Website, email or cPanel Download:    If your cpanel password has been recently reset or if your email or your site is still not connecting from your PC please do the following: Try a modem restart. This … Continued
Email Safety

Email Safety

Email Safety Download:    These days there are so many emails masquerading as organisations or people you know that it is easy to be scammed UNLESS you employ a couple of simple tricks. The most basic safeguard is: Never open … Continued
How to use AutoSSL on your websites

How to use AutoSSL on your websites

How to use AutoSSL on your websites Download:    We are pleased to make the following announcement in response to increased requests we have received lately about SSL. (SSL is an obsolete technical term but still everyone uses it in … Continued