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Shellshock Bug

Shellshock Bug Some of you may have heard mention of a new bug  named ‘Shellshock’ which is designed to affect unix/linux servers. All our iBex systems  and website hosting servers have been patched to prevent this exploit. Click here if you wish to read more about Shellshock.

 

Development Update Sep 2014

The following enhancements are now either in production or will shortly be commissioned. Mandatory Fieldsin production Up until now mandatory fields have only been applicable when a guest is making an online booking, in iBex you are now able to set mandatory fields for back end bookings. These changes only apply to the Version 4 back […]

 

Sneak Preview Extras

We’re pretty excited with how extras are being implemented in the new booking screens and thought you’d like a sneak preview. Your website visitors will be able to switch between list, grid and grid & list views. In Grid & List view you set which are the promo extras to be displayed at the top […]

 

SEO & Security Certificates

Google have recently announced that that sites protected with a security certificate will receive better ranking. Click here to read the article. If you have your website hosted with Seekom (CMSWebsite2Go) security certificates are available for just $10+tax per month and a one off set up charge of $100+ tax. Contact us if you’d like […]

 

Website Hosting Server Maintenance

Website Hosting Server Maintenance We have received the below maintenance notification from SingleHop who host our website hosting server. We are sending this advisory to inform you of an upcoming scheduled maintenance being performed by our upstream provider on their network. Event Date(s): Thursday, August 14th, 2014 from 12:00AM until 5:00AM CDT (UTC-5) Event Location: […]

 

TravelMemo sold

Kevin Blackford announced today that TravelMemo has been sold to Stu and Trish Freeman of ProMag Publishing. We wish Kevin and Lynn all the best in their retirement.

 

Password Security

Password Security About a year ago we upgraded the password security on iBex to require more resilient passwords (minimum length of 6 characters and containing one number and one letter). This change automatically applied when users updated their passwords. However if you, or your staff, have not reset your passwords in the last 12 months […]

 

TripAdvisor Acquires Viator

Viator, one of the largest online tours-and-activities booking agencies, said today that it has been acquired by TripAdvisor (the user reviews giant) for approximately $200 million Click here to read the full article at tnnoz

 

Staff Changes

We have a few staff changes going on. Firstly we farewell John who is moving to Motueka. He won’t be lost to the industry as he is off to work for Motueka TOP 10 Holiday Park. John’s last day with us will be 1 August. Steffen will be replacing John as Manager Support from 1 […]

 

Where Kiwis Shop Online

Click here to view The latest Nielsen Online Retail Report– it reveals the usual tantalizing collection of statistics and trends. When reading the article you will note that there is an increasing trend to book online via small screen devices. If you don’t already have a mobi optimised website you could be missing out however the good […]

 

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