BigScoots’ Commitment to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

What is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? The GDPR is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA). It also addresses the export of personal...

/ June 2, 2018

Beginner’s Guide: Installing & Setting Up WordPress

At BigScoots we specialize in and we're best known for building the fastest WordPress hosting environments on the web today. But everyone doesn't always have a WordPress website for us to super charge, so for those folks, let's talk about...

/ May 29, 2018

Drupal Critical Update: Drupalgeddon2

The security audit team at Drupal has released a critical patch for the popular content management system. The patch will fix a bug named Drupalgeddon2, discovered by Jasper Mattson – an employee of Drupal. According to Drupal, the attackers can...

/ April 28, 2018
SSL Featured

What is a SSL?

Websites store sensitive information for many different reasons, the most common being when a visitor registers for a new account, updates account information or when a payment is made. This information is captured on the front-end of a website usually...

/ March 24, 2018

Announcing 2 Factor Authentication Client Login

BigScoots is proud to announce that we're now able to offer enhanced security when accessing our BigScoots portal with 2 Factor Authentication (2FA). What is 2 Factor Authentication (2FA)? Traditionally to access an account, you would need 2 things –...

/ February 24, 2018

10 Gigabit Network Upgrade

BigScoots has come a long way since our inception 9 years ago. This month we have achieved another major milestone by upgrading our network infrastructure to support redundant 10Gbps throughout. We always aim to provide the highest level of service...

/ February 16, 2018

Fully Managed WordPress Hosting

Do You Need Fully Managed WordPress Hosting? If you’re looking for WordPress hosting services for the first time, you have probably come across many providers selling Managed WordPress plans (just like BigScoots!), and no two providers are the same! Naturally,...

/ February 8, 2018

What is Optimized WordPress Hosting?

Most Managed WordPress hosting services claim to provide you with a completely optimized WordPress environment. It's extremely important and substantially improves your load times if its done correctly, but what exactly does it mean to be completely optimized and how...

/ February 6, 2018

Free SSL’s for Everyone!

As a lot of you may have already noticed, we are now offering free SSL certificates thanks to a certificate authority known as LetsEncrypt.  These certificates provide you with the same level of encryption as all other certificates out there. We...

/ March 5, 2017

vBulletin 5 Security Update

vBulletin has released a security patch to resolve a security related issue with vBulletin 5 Connect which affects versions Versions 5.1.4 through 5.1.9.  It is advised to patch the install immediately and if running on version 5.1.4, vBulletin states to do...

/ November 3, 2015