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

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
Create Simple Email List in cPanel

Create a simple mail list via cPanel

About mailing lists You can use cPanel to create, modify, and delete mailing lists for your web site. Using a mailing list, you can send one message to many recipients at the same time. For example, you might create an...

/ November 28, 2016

Chicago – Reboot on VPS13

We will be performing some unscheduled emergency maintenance on VPS13.  This maintenance will be done to improve both security and stability of the server.  In order for all changse to take affect, we will need to reboot the server.  The...

/ February 13, 2016

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

Magento Security Update

Magento has recently released a security patch: SUPEE-6788.  This patch resolves 10 security related issues that should be put into effect right away.  We will be more than happy to apply the patch for you, if you require our assistance please do...

/ October 27, 2015

Backups just got a whole lot better!

Ladies and Gentlemen, please join BigScoots  in saying goodbye to Idera (aka R1Soft) and hello to Restore Manager by GK-Root. At BigScoots we are constantly looking to provide you with the best tools to make your ride with us as...

/ October 5, 2015

Creating your WordPress site and Dev site in just a few clicks with BigScoots

In this guide we will show you step by step how to easily and quickly deploy a WordPress site, along with a development site for that same WordPress site in only a few clicks! Start out by logging into cPanel via...

/ July 7, 2015