Archive for January, 2012

WordPress Optimization Tips

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Any dynamic CMS application like WordPress can be a bear to maintain, and strain your server hardware. WordPress, and it’s many plugins available, can make your website slow down to a crawl. Fortunately we have years of experience with WordPress and high volume traffic. We have some great tips to help optimize your WordPress. A slow loading web site blog can not only mean an increase in bounced visitors to your site, but can also mean a decreased ranking with Google. So it’s critical you make sure your site loads fast.

Here are some recommendations to help optimize your WordPress for search engine optimization (SEO) but also for speed. Unfortunately, some of these options are only available when you go with a managed VPS, and not available in a shared hosting environment.

CentOS 6 Now Available

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

We are proud to announce CentOS 6 is formally available within HostCube’s Cloud. We’ve been beta testing CentOS 6.2 for a while internally, and ready to release the software within our network. We’ve already been supporting CentOS 6 with managed cloud service for awhile now.

For the details, please read the release notes:

CentOS 5 Upgraded to 5.7

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

CentOS 5 has been upgraded to CentOS 5.7, and is available for all new managed VPS orders. Release Notes can be found here:

Customers who are currently have a CentOS 5 instance has been automatically upgraded.