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WordPress Hosting: Everything You Need To Know

Posted by Lee on Thursday 9 August 2018

Every day people are setting up their website, be it for a personal blog, an e-commerce store or an informative site for your business or brand. Most of them choose WordPress as their platform, which is why it is vital to get your WordPress hosting decision right. What Is WordPress? WordPress is an open source…

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Register UK domain for £1

Posted by Lee on Wednesday 6 June 2018

Register UK Domain Names with zFast Register UK domain names this June with zFast. We are offering new UK domain registrations for only £1 for the first year. Our offer extends to the entire UK domain family including: .co.uk, .uk, .org.uk and .me.uk. To get started, simply head to our domain checker page and start searching for…

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Black Friday – Free WHMCS, 50% off Domains

Posted by Lee on Wednesday 22 November 2017

Founded in 2008, zFast Technologies delivers flawless digital cloud hosting services to 1000’s of customers, backed by superior support – we work hard to build strong customer relationships, with one core aim – offering the best web hosting services on the UK market. We are running our annual Black Friday / Cyber Monday promotions once…

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Competition: Win a zFast coffee mug!

Posted by Lee on Friday 27 October 2017

We’re bringing back ‘Free Stuff Friday’ – where on selected Friday’s in the month we give away something cool via our social media channels. This week we are giving away the VERY FIRST zFast coffee mug (not even our staff have these yet!). To be in with the chance of winning, head on over to Twitter…

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Secure Streaming for SHOUTcast and IceCast

Posted by Lee on Wednesday 26 April 2017

We are now pleased to announce that we fully support secure streaming via SSL on our streaming service. This is a feature that has been requested by many of our customers over the past few months as Google Chrome moved towards forcing SSL on the web and highlighting insecure pages in the popular web browser….

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Website Security for Safer Internet Day

Posted by Lee on Tuesday 7 February 2017

What is Safer Internet Day? Today – 7th February 2017 is Safer Internet Day (referred to as #SaferInternetDay or #SID2017 on social media). It is a day dedicated to educating younger users of the Internet about keeping safe and secure online. Many companies, organisations, schools and more team up to promote keeping young people safe…

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SHOUTcast v1 Chrome Bug

Posted by Lee on Wednesday 28 December 2016

The most recent update in Google Chrome (v55) has removed the support of HTTP/0.9 requests due to a security bug and low usage of the protocol, this means that some customers using SHOUTcast Version 1 will be seeing an issue with their radio players – likely showing an error along the following lines when trying to…

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What kind of web hosting do I need for…

Posted by Lee on Monday 8 August 2016

Here at zFast, we are often asked “What kind of web hosting do I need for…?” and without specific information this question is really hard to answer. The fact is there are many different types of web hosting available, we offer most of these on our website. Web Hosting “Web Hosting” or “Shared Web Hosting” are suitable for most…

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How do I set my website to use CloudFlare?

Posted by Lee on Thursday 21 July 2016

Setting your website up with CloudFlare is super easy, but does take a little knowledge of DNS. No worries though, we are here to help you with our step-by-step guide to setting your website up with CloudFlare. Step 1: Sign Up The first step, you will need an account with CloudFlare – if you already…

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Secure WordPress – Protecting Your Website

Posted by Lee on Tuesday 7 June 2016

WordPress is one of the most popular CMS platforms available today. This makes WordPress one of the main targets for hackers to gain control of your server. Luckily, there’s a few quick and easy ways you can secure WordPress and ensure that it is well protected from threats. Updates We would recommend logging into your Dashboard…

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