03Jul

SMTP & Mandrill

You may have been experiencing email issues whilst we've been stepping up security. We've recently disabled PHP Mail(); which is often used to power email from contact forms. You'll need to reconfigure your websites to use SMTP, ideally over a 3rd Party managed service such as Mandrill. This will ensure safe and managed delivery of your outgoing mail. If you need help with this, please contact [email protected] and we'll be glad to offer ... More

07Nov

Server Upgrades & Potential Unexpected Downtime

Dear DDS Hosting Customers, We are currently installing and configuring some server speed upgrades which may cause short term and unexpected outages on your sites. We are working hard to get these back online and you will see a long term and consistant speed increase once the changes are complete. This seems to only be affecting customers with an SSL certificate and who have a dedicated IP address. You can still access your site using HTTPS in ... More