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Upgrades in cPanel & WHM Version 11.40 and Beyond

Understanding our upgrade process will help you keep your servers up-to-date with the level of stability that you need. In cPanel & WHM version 11.40, we have added a few new changes to how upgrades work, to help make the transition between major versions better for everyone. How do upgrades work? Before an upgrade takes place, compatibility checks are performed for the target version. If any blockers are found, the upgrade exits and leaves the system …

They Say, Ruby, You’re Like a Dream…

Greetings Ruby Developers and EasyApache Users! Now that we have the latest version of Tomcat up and rolling, it is time to turn our attention to Ruby. We are gathering up supplies for our extended stay in the Ruby/Rails/Passenger Vault-Tec Vault™. To make our seclusion a little more comfy and entertaining we would love to hear about how you currently use Ruby/Rails/Passenger. …

“I Got 99 Problems but a Click ain’t One”

I’ve often mentioned the ‘big twinkie’ that is mobile and/or responsive design, and the dramatic changes that wave is making on not only user interfaces, but how users interact with them. For as long as we’ve had websites, the one thing you could always count on being questioned about in a review is “how many clicks does the user have to do?”. It’s as if everyone read the CliffsNotes on UI/UX and that one little …

PHP 5.5.1 *EXPERIMENTAL* Available in EasyApache 3.22.2

The long-awaited PHP 5.5 in all of its PHP 5.5.1 goodness is now available through EasyApache 3.22.2 However, PHP 5.5 is only available for cPanel & WHM version 11.38 and later. Also, PHP 5.5 is only currently available for CentOS 6, but it will be available for CentOS 5 in an upcoming version of EasyApache. …

The Scrum Method, via Chad McCanna

Here at cPanel, we use the Scrum framework to ensure an organized flow for each project. Recently, Chris, a Technical Product Specialist, asked Chad McCanna, our Scrum Master rockstar, to share some insight about why this works so well for cPanel. “Chad, in your words, what is a Scrum Master?” A Scrum Master is classified as a servant leader. They’re basically in charge of facilitating the development process and owning the Scrum framework. They act …

IPv6: Update

Greetings again, I am Phil King, the Product Owner of the Angry Llama Scrum team, which is actively working on IPv6. Here is a link to a brief demo of the IPv6 features we have completed to date. Our focus thus far has been on enabling IPv6 on website content. Our IPv6 work is currently targeted for cPanel WHM version 11.40. Currently, we are working on …

Tomcat 7, it’s Nearly Here

EasyApache 3.20 Impending Release We are proud to announce the impending release of EasyApache 3.20, which includes the long-awaited Tomcat version 7. Thank you for using the Feature Request System to share your stories about how you have deployed and used Tomcat. You have helped guide us through the development process so that the migration from Tomcat 5.5 to Tomcat 7 is as headache-free as possible for you. The value of your feedback is immeasurable. …

Motherboards are My Shoes

We can break down all of the web traffic into one of two categories. These categories have nothing to do with the device we choose to access the web: no it’s something much more instinctual than that. For all of our achievements, at the end of the day we are still nothing more than hunters and gatherers. When we are in ‘gatherer’ mode, we as users ‘know’ what we want…we just don’t know ‘what’ we …

Backup Improvements for cPanel & WHM

Backups are a crucial part of any hosting plan. The panic and worry of a site crashing can keep a website owner up at night. For many people, a website is more than a digital presence, a website is means of survival. Whether their site sells widgets or is ad sponsored, losing data …