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New Feature! DirectAdmin Control Panel Integration in Client Area!

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Until now if you wanted to manage your hosting (add domains, email accounts, ftp and databases) it meant you had to login separately into your Directadmin Control Panel and that meant one more login to remember. So today we are happy to announce that we have officially integrated your Control Panel management into our Client   …Continue Reading


New Shared Hosting pricing for 2017

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As of January 23 2017, the prices of some Bluebird Hosting shared web hosting plans have changed. Hatchling Plan $3.99 Annually $4.99 Semi-Annually $5.99 Quarterly N/A Monthly Nestling Plan $6.99 Annually $7.99 Semi-Annually $8.99 Quarterly N/A Monthly Fledging Plan $9.99 Annually $10.99 Semi-Annually $11.99 Quarterly N/A Monthly We thought you’d like to know why we’re   …Continue Reading


Let’s Encrypt is here – Open Source SSL Certificates Available at Bluebird Hosting

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Today encryption on the web has become more important than ever before, with constant threats of identity theft, spam, viruses & malaware so it is vital that encryption be more widely used for the safety of individuals and for the Internet as a whole. On December 2015 the new certificate authority Let’s Encrypt entered Public   …Continue Reading


PHP 7.0 & 7.1 Now Available On All Shared Bluebird Hosting Servers

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PHP 7 is now available as a stable production release and we are proud to announce that versions 7.0 & 7.1 are now available on all our hosting servers! Why Should You Use PHP 7? One of the main advantages of using PHP 7 is that it is much faster than any of the other   …Continue Reading


NGINX Powered!

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We are happy to announce that all new control panels servers are now equipped with NGINX web server as reverse proxy. Our recent Frankfurt & Montreal servers will both benefit from the added speed and features. What does this mean? Using a reverse proxy server frees the application server (Apache) from having to wait for   …Continue Reading


New Datacenter Frankfurt, Germany

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We are pleased to announce our newest Datacenter located in Frankfurt Germany. Direcadmin control panel accounts are now available to better serve our European customers. Our servers are located at TelecityGroup facilities in Frankfurt home to DE-CIX the largest Internet exchange point in the world. Bluebird Hosting customers can now be compliant with Germany’s Federal   …Continue Reading


CVE-2016-5195 “Dirty COW” – We got you covered!

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As some of you may know there is a serious Linux kernel vulnerability, aka Dirty COW, (CVE-2016-5195). On October 19, 2016, a privilege escalation vulnerability in the Linux kernel was disclosed. The bug is nicknamed Dirty COW because the underlying issue was a race condition in the way kernel handles copy-on-write (COW). The exploit allows   …Continue Reading


NEW PHP Versions on Control Panels

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We are pleased to announce that PHP versions 5.6 and 7.0 are now available on all our control panel servers. Version 5.5 remains the default PHP version until January 2017 afterwards version 5.6 will be the new default. A reminder that PHP versions 4.4, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 & 5.5 are all EOL and no   …Continue Reading


Which one click installation apps do we offer?

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Did you know that every Hosting account comes with access to our One Click App Installer? Thats right even if you have no experience installing web applications like WordPress, Joomla, MediaWiki, phpBB etc you will see that the interface is incredibly simple and intuitive. You can get your app installed in only a few minutes!   …Continue Reading


How to Redirect Non-WWW to WWW

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If you ever wondered how to redirect Non-WWW to WWW then you will want to check out our Knowledgebase article at: http://portal.bluebirdnet.ca/knowledgebase.php?action=displayarticle&id=40 We have explained it in a simple 123 procedure, you will have this up and running in minutes! Bluebird Support Team