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Alpha Hosting is excited to announce that our environment now is NodeJS and Ruby on Rails capable! You can now install a Ruby on Rails or NodeJS passenger app on your shared hosting or cloud environment! You can also install regular NodeJS modules and Ruby...

We are excited to let you know of some new changes with regards to domains and DNS! First, we have new TLD domain registrations available! With now over 700 different types of domains that you can register with us at competitive rates, it is easier than...

One month after parent company Simple Helix named Mr. Tracy Collins as Chief Executive Officer, a new pricing plan for hosting packages has been revealed. Mr. Collins and the Alpha Hosting team have collaborated to create aggressive new pricing for all of their shared, cloud,...

Huntsville, AL [May 8, 2019] – Simple Helix, Alpha Hosting's parent company, today announced the appointment of Mr. Tracy Collins as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Collins will also serve as the CEO for Alpha Hosting and Simple Helix. Mr. Collins brings nearly 25 years of...

On March 26, 2019, the Magento Commerce Team at Adobe released a major security update to patch thirty-seven new vulnerabilities, which include an SQL injection flaw. What makes this flaw dangerous is that unauthenticated remote hackers are able to exploit it to run queries on...

The Magento Security Team has released a security patch to address multiple security enhancements. We recommend strongly that you install this patch at your earliest convenience to address these issues. The security issues this patch covers are as follow: Cross-site scripting Cross-site request forgery issues Explanations of each of...

Today Magento announced their timeline for phasing out support for Magento 1.x, so if you have not yet upgraded to Magento 2, you may want to start seriously thinking about your upgrade plan. For Magento Commerce versions 1.13 and 1.14, they will be providing software...

As a Magento user, you may have wondered what the different deployment modes do, and if switching to a different deployment mode could help optimize your site. The different modes are optimized for different uses, so it may merit a second look! A Brief History of...

For as long as people have been communicating, there has been a need for two parties to conduct their communications securely. Pulling aside someone and whispering in their ear is a form of “secure communication,” although to what degree the conversation is “secure” is up...

What are PHP sessions? One feature of PHP is a way to track and store information about visitors to the site by a session ID. The session ID, by default, is passed to the client in a cookie named "PHPSESSID," but can also be passed to...