Hosting woes and a light at the end of the tunnel…

Posted by Lipglossiping On May - 19 - 2011

It may not have escaped your attention (astute lot that you are) that Lipglossiping.com has been suffering from some loading and slowness issues.  Infact, it’s been pretty poor since that initial long downtime back in December/January.

I kept thinking that perhaps it would get better and accepting temporary solutions to save myself the hassle and anxieties that moving webhosts brings.  But it’s time to face the simple truth that it’s getting worse, not better.

I’ve now signed up to a new hosting company based in the UK and am currently migrating all files and databases over to the new service.  Hopefully you won’t experience any changes in uptime while this is happening (heck, it can’t get much worse can it?) but if the site does disappear for a day or two, at least you’ll know why.

I hope that this is the last time I’ll have to do this for a long while… I’ll be biting my nails that I don’t lose anything in the big move.

Thanks for your patience, I know it’s been a pain in the arse.


9 Responses to “Hosting woes and a light at the end of the tunnel…”

  1. Jen says:

    Hey, it has to be done. Fingers crossed it’ll all go well. But the site has been very slow loading on my Mac and that really shouldn’t happen. You’re doing the right thing.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  2. Nicole says:

    good luck – I will keep my finger and toes crossed for you! xxx

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  3. kirsty says:

    Oh God, don’t get me started on web hosting issues!

    I opened an account with FatCow – don’t bother with them! Useless customer service and their ‘live chat’ is a bunch of c&p bullshit and overuse of exclamation marks. I cancelled my account after mere hours of opening it because their back end is borked and, as I said, the customer service is shite! I have only been refunded less than half of what I paid! I AM INFURIATED

    …Ahem. Glad you’re getting your issues sorted out. I will be keeping an eye on how well MHHosting works for you, maybe I’ll follow!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  4. Vijaya says:

    Good luck with this!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  5. Gemx says:

    Good luck with the move! x

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  6. Leah says:

    Good luck. I hope it all goes smoothly. There is enough in life to worry about without your web host being a tool. We’re on the cusp of outgrowing our current package, and hopefully our current house should be able to accommodate us, as changing companies is a bit of a step into the unknown.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  7. sara says:

    Charlotte do not under any circumstances let this situation lead you to nail biting. Think of the nail varnish!!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  8. Sydney says:

    Good luck to you (and I guess the mister) *fingers crossed*

    Also, steer clear of the nail biting – wouldn’t want anything to ruin those lovely nails!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  9. FragrantWitch says:

    Fingers crossed for you! It sounds like a complete hassle that you could well do without!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

Beauty Blog Link Love - 17/01/2011

Jellyminx introduces some Spring colours to get over the Winter blues in her latest look. At Beauty Reflections, Tracy tests the redness reducing power of …

Food Friday: Fruit, just um… eat it.

I like most food, you may be able to tell from my ongoing battle with being a greedy bitch that I’m not mega-fussy with what …

Never miss another post!

Don’t forget you can subscribe to Lipglossiping.com via email to receive a once-a-day update on the latest posts that you can read straight from your …

Pantene Aqua Light Range 1/2 Price at Sainsburys!

I was watching “Never Mind the Buzzcocks” on Dave last night (if you have no idea what I’m talking about, that sentence is gonna sound …

So, I bought some cheap eBay palettes…

(long before my no-buy, don’t worry) and I’ve started to dismantle them. It’s not the most interesting post in the world but I thought it …

ELF - Purple Pleaser NOTD

Sounding slightly more like a sex toy than one of E.L.F’s latest UK nail polish releases…. Purple Pleaser is a red-undertoned purple polish.  Just in …

This isn't just any cinema. This is Chanel cinema.

If you find yourselves in Selfridges, Oxford Street over the next 7 days, be sure to check out the latest installation that’s causing a bit …

Help me design a nail file? Please pick your favourite!

The guys over at Mont Bleu have invited me to take part in a little design competition for their range of luxury crystal nail files.  …

Lisa Stickley Terence Makeup Bag

How cute? £18.00 and available from Lisa Stickley Love it!

Getting Beachy with Babyliss Wave Envy!

Just as the waves tumble onto the shore, I want my waves to tumble onto my shoulders.  Defined, smooth and shiny.  I want beach-beautiful locks …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads