Archive for June 2010

7 Elements of a Sizzling Site

Does your website sizzle or fizzle? Do you convert visitors into customers, leads, readers, followers, members or donors? Or do visitors abandon your site in search of something… well… BETTER? Whether you have a simple brochure site or a complex ecommerce storefront or anything in between, you need your website to WORK for you. Here…

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Designate the authorized Technical Contact for your account.

Applied Innovations has rolled out an enhanced Helm Control Panel that allows you to specify a separate authorized Technical Contact for your account. This means we’ll be able to more efficiently communicate information to our customer base by separating technical communications from billing and account management communications. Prior to this update, you had the option…

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SmarterTools Releases New and Improved SmarterTrack and SmarterMail

Earlier this month, SmarterTools announced the release of SmarterTrack 5.x and SmarterMail 6.9. If you’re using earlier versions of these products, you’ll definitely want to check out the Release Notes to review all the features and improvements. Links for the Portals and Release Notes are available below: SmarterTrack 5.x Release Notes Portal SmarterMail 6.9 Release…

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How to fix the error “[HttpException (0x80004005): Theme ‘Default’ cannot be found in the application or global theme directories.]” on ASPDotNetStoreFront

This error occurs when the App_Themes folder is missing from your “wwwroot” directory (or Virtual Directory / Application) and prevents you from logging into your Admin Area. It can be caused by creating a new application under your ASPDNSF root folder, or by turning the “admin” folder into an application. Here’s the partial error message…

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Retiring PHP4 support on new servers

The PHP 4 End-of-Life Announcement was nearly three years ago but Appliedi.net has continued to offer it because some of our customers are still running legacy applications that require it. However, we will no longer be deploying PHP 4 to new servers moving forward. We want to encourage our customers to start migrating those legacy…

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Stay Up To Date: Bookmark status.appliedi.net

At Applied Innovations, we’re constantly expanding and improving our network performance and reliability. We want to keep our customers informed, so we’ve made it easy for you to stay current with everything going on behind the scenes by creating a designated network status portal at http://status.appliedi.net. You’ll want to bookmark this address, since this should…

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ASP.Net 4.0 Support on Dedicated and VPS plans.

Applied Innovations is delighted to announce support for .Net 4.0 on all our Dedicated and VPS Hosting plans. A few of the highlights of ASP.Net 4.0: With ASP.Net 4, WebForms controls now render clean, semantically-correct and CSS-friendly HTML markup. Built-in URL routing functionality allows you to expose clean, search engine-friendly URLs for increased traffic to…

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Applied Innovations Migrating VPS Servers from Virtuozzo to Hyper-V

Applied Innovations first launched VPS Hosting as a production offering in 2007 utilizing the Virtuozzo OS virtualization platform. Since that time, technology has continued to evolve, leading to new innovations in virtualization and cloud computing. In 2009, we partnered with Microsoft and built out a managed Virtual Dedicated Server offering around Hyper-V and the System Center…

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