Author Archives: Tony Baird

Introducing QUIC Support

We’re happy to announce all our shared hosting, cloud hosting, reseller hosting and semi dedicated hosting accounts now support QUIC (Quick UDP Internet Connections). We’ve supported SPDY and HTTP/2 for quite some time due to our use of Litespeed. Litespeed … Continue reading

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Announced cPanel Price Increase

We have been a long time cPanel supporter and partner and we prided ourselves on offering cPanel to our customer base. On June 27th along with all other cPanel partners we received notice by email of a drastic change on … Continue reading

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Introducing cPanel 80

cPanel 80 was pushed to the RELEASE branch on May 28th, 2019 and since then our team have been hard at work doing our own testing to confirm cPanel 80 is ready for Hawk Host customers. We’re happy to say … Continue reading

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PHP 7.1 New Default PHP Version

At Hawk Host we always value security and compatibility and with that for the past several years PHP 5.6 has been the default PHP version chosen for new accounts. PHP 5.6 recently reached end of life status ( http://php.net/eol.php ) … Continue reading

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PHP 7.3 Now Available on All Hosting Plans!

We’re happy to announce we now officially support PHP 7.3 on all our shared, reseller and semi-dedicated and cloud web hosting services.  PHP 7.3 is the third point release in the 7.x series and it comes with many outstanding improvements and new features.

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Introducing Node.js Applications

Last year we introduced the ability to quickly and easily deploy both Ruby and Python Applications. We have since seen numerous requests for the ability to deploy Node.js applications the same way. We’re happy to announce that the ability to … Continue reading

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Introducing Git Version Control

We recently upgraded all our web hosting servers to cPanel 72 which has brought many improvements and new features. One of the more exciting and much requested features is Git support. Git is a free and open source distributed version … Continue reading

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PHP 7.2 Now Available on All Hosting Plans!

We’re happy to announce we now officially support PHP 7.2 on all our shared, reseller and semi-dedicated hosting services.  PHP 7.2 is the second point release in the 7.x series and it comes with many outstanding improvements and new features.

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Introducing Updated Let’s Encrypt / AutoSSL Feature

We introduced the ability to issue Let’s Encrypt certificates in February 2016 and since then this feature has been heavily used.  The idea though that you’d have to individually issue each certificate was not particularly user friendly.  Fortunately cPanel introduced … Continue reading

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MySQL Now Powered by MariaDB 10.1

cPanel has supported MariaDB 10.1 for some time making it possible for us to upgrade.  We have many VPS users utilizing MariaDB 10.1 due to how easy it is to switch to it.  For us however we attempt to maintain … Continue reading

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