Technology | Blogging, Small Business, Web Design & Hosting Tips - A Small Orange - Part 4

PHP: Today and Tomorrow At A Small Orange, our shared server fleet currently supports three separate PHP versions- PHP 5.3, 5.4, and 5.5 with 5.3 being the default. For quite a few years, PHP 5.3 has been the accepted standard in the web hosting community enjoying seamless compatibility with a very wide range of web … Continue reading »

A Small Orange is today announcing the availability of our new WordPress Optimized Cloud VPS template, powered by NGinx 1.4, PHP 5.5 and MySQL Community 5.5. The template allows our Cloud VPS customers to deploy an optimized environment with up to date WordPress installation in 5 minutes or less. The default WordPress installation, pre-configured with … Continue reading »

We are pleased to announce that we have updated the alternate PHP installations on all shared, reseller and business cloud servers to PHP versions 5.5.2 and 5.4.18 respectively in keeping with the latest stable releases from These updates are largely maintenance releases with an array of bug fixes. Please see the change logs for … Continue reading »

A Small Orange is pleased to announce that we’re making PHP 5.5 available to all our customers today. We will maintain PHP 5.5 as part of our standard web application stack available to our customers which includes PHP 5.3, as the default PHP processor, and PHP 5.4 along with the latest PHP 5.5 as alternate PHP … Continue reading »

Sometimes you need a bigger boat, and sometimes you need to make the boat you have better. While this isn’t exactly the take-away lesson from Jaws, it’s good advice for someone who wants to get the most out of their web hosting services. If you have a Cloud VPS plan or dedicated server with A … Continue reading »

A Small Orange is pleased to announce the use of solid state storage media in our Shared, Business Shared and Cloud VPS solutions. As a now standard option on A Small Orange Dedicated Servers, customers can choose between 500GB mechanical or 128GB SSD on Starter & Standard Dedicated Servers and 1TB mechanical or 256GB SSD on Professional … Continue reading »



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