25 Jun

2014

TimThumb Critical Vulnerability Fixed on SiteGround Servers

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Another serious security issue was reported earlier today within one of the popular WordPress plugins for managing thumbnails – TimThumb. This plugin already has a history of causing security issues in the past with which we dealt with. The current vulnerability allows the attacker to gain unauthorised access to your hosting account and even execute shell commands on it. Needless to say, this is not something we can allow to happen.

Our security team has reacted immediatelly after the vulnerability was disclosed. We have applied a patch in our in-house system to protect all our customers from getting hacked through TimThumb. Currently, if you’re hosted on SiteGround, you will be protected against hacking attempts that try to utilise this problem.

However, we strongly recommend that you switch plugins or update TimThumb as soon as new version is released.

 

13 Jun

2014

SiteGround SMS Notifications now Help you Sleep Better!

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It is very stressful to receive a call while on a vacation by a customer, asking if you have any idea why his site is down. It is even more unpleasant to realize that the reason is something so simple, as a failed renewal, or something else, that you could have easily prevented, if you knew about it on time. To minimize the chance for such situations we have launched a brand new SMS notification system.

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14 May

2014

Our Affiliates’ Verdict: Quality Matters!

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When we launched our new affiliate program almost 2 years ago we aimed to increase the number of people who recommend us by providing very competitive payout terms. However, we did not want to diminish the importance of our service quality and our goal was to keep it the number one reason for people to endorse us. The ever growing numbers of affiliate sales over the last 2 years showed that we were on the right track in attracting more affiliates, but we were not so sure about their motivation to join the program and recommend us. That, combined with our wish to gather more information about who our affiliates are, how they rate the different aspects of the program, and what we can do to make things better for them, made us conduct a survey among our affiliates and the results are summarized below. Read More…

 

9 May

2014

Student Web Hosting – A look at Product Management at SiteGround

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Sharing knowledge is one of the main moving forces at SiteGround and our technical tutorials, webinars, and resources are well-known to people building on Joomla, WordPress, and other platforms. Today, we would like to test sharing knowledge a different area – how we approach marketing and product management at the company. Six months have passed since the improved Student Hosting Program was introduced and this gives me a good opportunity to tell you about the process of launching new products that we apply. Read More…

 

30 Apr

2014

Hangout About the New Joomla and WordPress Toolkits – Full Record and Answers

As promised, we’re adding the full recording of the hangout we had on Tuesday on our new Joomla and WordPress toolkits. We’d like to thank all of you who joined us live! We have received some questions regarding the tool after the hangout ended, so we’re going to answer them in this blog post.

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