Chances are, if your website was hosted with bluehost, HostGator, HostMonster, or JustHost, your site has had some issues today. Apparently they are all run by one parent company Endurance Response, and as of writing this around 2pm on Friday afternoon, “Work continues … to diagnose other issues that may be impacting performance.”. Is it a coincidence that WordPress version 3.6, codename Oscar, was released yesterday, and less than 24 hours later some websites are just as online functional as … garbage? Patience seems to be the key. Maybe it is the internet’s way of telling you to get away from your computer and enjoy this, the first weekend of August?
Work continues to progress on the switches. We are also working to diagnose other issues that may be impacting performance.
— help.bluehost.com (@bluehostsupport) August 2, 2013
[…] I idly pondered the wisdom of having such a multi-million pound operation based on 120 cheap shared servers – but then what do I know? Others pointed out that WordPress had just sent their latest baby WordPress 3.6 out into the world and at just the moment that the Provo data centre went tits up, millions of WordPress users would have been upgrading (including Ms Raccoon, who did have her heart in her mouth!) – WordPress wasn’t the culprit. […]
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