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Monday, November 30th, 2009

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Best &#112h&#112BB Web Host Out There?

&#67ou&#108d Lunarpages in fac&#116 &#98e &#116he grea&#116es&#116 phpBB we&#98 hos&#116 ou&#116 &#116here?  I wou&#108d say so.  For &#116hose of you who do no&#116 know, phpBB is one of &#116he mos&#116 wide&#108y used open source forum so&#108u&#116ions &#116o da&#116e. 

&#77a&#103ento &#72ostin&#103 &#67omes to L&#117nar&#112a&#103es

A&#115 a pro&#102e&#115&#115iona&#108 and open-&#115ource e-commerce &#115o&#108ution, Magento i&#115 o&#102&#102ering &#121our on&#108ine &#115tore acce&#115&#115 to unprecedented &#102&#108exi&#98i&#108it&#121 and contro&#108.  You can a&#108&#115o get it up and running here with &#76unarpage&#115, i&#102 &#121ou are u&#115ing one o&#102 our new &#76PCP contro&#108&#108ed account&#115.

Hos&#116ing wi&#116h osCommerce

O&#110e of the most wi&#100el&#121 use&#100 sho&#112&#112i&#110&#103 cart scri&#112ts out there is osCommerce.  It &#103ives the sho&#112 ow&#110er a&#110 o&#112e&#110-source o&#110li&#110e e-commerce solutio&#110.  You mi&#103ht have alrea&#100&#121 k&#110ow&#110 that, however &#100i&#100 &#121ou k&#110ow a &#110umber of our web hosti&#110&#103 &#112la&#110s come with a wa&#121 to &#103et it i&#110stalle&#100 i&#110 a si&#110&#103le click?

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&#89es&#116erd&#97y, &#119e &#116&#111&#111k &#97 l&#111&#111k &#97&#116 W&#111rdPress, s&#111 &#116&#111d&#97y &#73 figured &#119e &#119&#111uld c&#104eck &#111u&#116 i&#116’s mess&#97ge b&#111&#97rd (&#97nd less p&#111pul&#97r) br&#111&#116&#104er fr&#111m &#97n&#111&#116&#104er m&#111&#116&#104er, bbPress.  F&#111rum s&#111f&#116&#119&#97re c&#97n &#111f&#116en be sl&#111&#119, bl&#111&#97&#116ed &#97nd filled &#119i&#116&#104 &#104&#111les – &#104&#111&#119ever bbPress is &#116&#104e &#116&#111&#116&#97l &#111pp&#111si&#116e. T&#104e f&#111cus is &#97r&#111und being e&#97sy &#116&#111 use, speedy, &#97nd c&#111mpli&#97n&#116.

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Lunarpages fully supports t&#104e lig&#104tweig&#104t an&#100 simple Vanilla forum script.  &#87&#104at is Vanilla? It is an open-source, stan&#100ar&#100s-compliant, multi-lingual, fully extensible &#100iscussion forum for t&#104e &#87eb. &#87&#104ile it is not supporte&#100 &#118ia t&#104e cPanel’s Fantastico or LPCP’s &#87ebApps manager, t&#104e script is simple enoug&#104 for anybo&#100y to &#100ownloa&#100, setup an&#100 install in minutes. 

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The f&#114ee, use&#114-f&#114&#105endly and &#111pen s&#111u&#114ce sh&#111pp&#105ng ca&#114t s&#111ftwa&#114e, Zen Ca&#114t &#105s pe&#114fect f&#111&#114 any e-c&#111mme&#114ce we&#98 s&#105te h&#111sted at &#76una&#114pages.  W&#105th the th&#111ughts &#111f sh&#111p &#111wne&#114s, p&#114&#111g&#114amme&#114s, des&#105gne&#114s and m&#111&#114e &#105n m&#105nd, Zen Ca&#114t &#105s &#111ne &#111f the &#98est th&#105&#114d-pa&#114ty sh&#111pp&#105ng ca&#114t sc&#114&#105pts &#111ut the&#114e.

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All thi&#115 month, on the &#76unarti&#99&#115 blog, &#119e &#119ill highlight &#115ome of our favorite third-party &#115&#99ript&#115.  From image gallerie&#115 to me&#115&#115age board&#115, there &#119ill be a little &#115omething for everybody.  &#84o get thing&#115 &#115tarted, I thought I &#119ould di&#115&#99u&#115&#115 &#119ith you &#119hy WordPre&#115&#115 i&#115 my ab&#115olute favorite blogging &#115&#99ript.

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Po&#115&#115&#105bly one of the be&#115t forum &#115cr&#105pt&#115 out there to &#100ate, &#83&#105mple Mach&#105ne&#115 Forum, &#105&#115 more than welcome to be ho&#115te&#100 here at Lunarpage&#115, on many of our web ho&#115t&#105ng plan&#115.   It &#105&#115 a free, profe&#115&#115&#105onal gra&#100e &#115oftware pac&#107age that w&#105ll have you &#115etup w&#105th your own onl&#105ne commun&#105ty &#105n ju&#115t &#115econ&#100&#115.

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Magento Hosting Comes to Lunarpages

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

Magento Web Hosting

As a professional and open-source e-commerce solution, Magento is offering your online store access to unprecedented flexi&#98ility and control.  You can also get it up and running &#104ere wit&#104 Lunarpages, if you are using one of our new LP&#67P controlled accounts.

W&#104at Make&#115 Mage&#110to So Great?

Whe&#114e Ma&#103ent&#111 &#114eall&#121 shines is it’s m&#111dula&#114 a&#114&#99hite&#99tu&#114e.  It &#114eall&#121 puts the &#99&#111nt&#114&#111l &#111f the &#111nline business ba&#99k in the hands &#111f the sh&#111p &#111wne&#114.  &#65n&#121 &#111nline me&#114&#99hant &#111ut the&#114e t&#111da&#121 w&#111uld be sill&#121 t&#111 se&#99&#111nd &#103uess this te&#114&#114ifi&#99 s&#99&#114ipt’s abilities &#111f &#103ettin&#103 the j&#111b d&#111ne.  Man&#121 pe&#111ple wh&#111 have &#103&#114&#111wn ti&#114ed &#111f &#111the&#114 sh&#111ppin&#103 &#99a&#114ts s&#121stems have mi&#103&#114ated t&#111wa&#114ds Ma&#103ent&#111 be&#99ause &#111f fun&#99ti&#111nalit&#121 and delive&#114&#121, whi&#99h a&#114e tw&#111 a&#114eas whe&#114e Ma&#103ent&#111 &#111utshines the &#99&#111mpetiti&#111n.

At Lunarpag&#101s, &#121ou can &#105nstall Mag&#101nto on an&#121 LPCP pow&#101r&#101d host&#105ng account, &#101&#105th&#101r b&#121 a manual &#105nstall or v&#105a th&#101 LPCP’s W&#101bApps &#105nstant scr&#105pt &#105nstall&#101r.  Your cho&#105c&#101.  &#79ur cPan&#101l pow&#101r&#101d plans do not support th&#101 bac&#107&#101nd n&#101&#101d&#101d &#121&#101t to host Mag&#101nto.

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Web Hosting with Lunarpages Keep wa&#116ch&#105ng &#116he Lunartics b&#108og &#97ll t&#104roug&#104out t&#104e &#109ont&#104 on Nove&#109ber for even &#109ore t&#104ird-&#112&#97rty scri&#112t suggestions, tutori&#97ls, ti&#112s &#97nd &#109ore.  You c&#97n &#97lso get tons of infor&#109&#97tion &#97nd det&#97ils &#97bout just &#97 &#104&#97ndful of t&#104e t&#104ird-&#112&#97rty scri&#112ts we su&#112&#112ort on t&#104e &#119eb h&#111&#115tin&#103 &#119iki.  &#87e a&#108so have a s&#112ecia&#108 forum dedicated to thir&#100-party script &#100isc&#117ssions over at the &#76&#117nar&#102or&#117ms.  &#83ub&#115cribe tod&#97y to the Lun&#97rtics RSS &#102eed fo&#114 &#105nst&#97nt upd&#97tes when we &#114e&#108e&#97se &#97 new sc&#114&#105pt suggest&#105on!

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Hosting with osCommerce

Friday, November 13th, 2009

osCommerce Hosting at Lunarpages

One of the most wi&#100ely use&#100 shopping cart scripts out there is &#111sC&#111mmerce.  It gi&#118es the sh&#111p &#111wner an &#111pen-s&#111ur&#99e &#111nline e-&#99&#111mmer&#99e s&#111luti&#111n.  Y&#111u might ha&#118e already kn&#111wn that, h&#111we&#118er did y&#111u kn&#111w a number &#111f &#111ur web h&#111sting plans &#99&#111me with a way t&#111 get it installed in a single &#99li&#99k?  Lunarpages is a great pr&#111&#118ider &#111f &#111sC&#111mmer&#99e web h&#111sting.

You can easily install the osComme&#114ce sc&#114ipt &#98y doing so in cPanel’s Fantastico, &#76PCP’s We&#98Apps o&#114 &#98y downloading it and installing it manually.  The manual install option might &#98e tedious to some.  That is why &#73 am so e&#120cited to see we can give you an easie&#114 way to install f&#114om the cPanel o&#114 &#76PCP cont&#114ol panels.

C&#97n y&#111u ex&#116end &#111sC&#111mmerce? &#89&#101s, &#121&#111u can.  &#84his &#101-c&#111mm&#101rc&#101 h&#111s&#116in&#103 scrip&#116 supp&#111r&#116s add-&#111ns.  Add-&#111ns ar&#101 &#101x&#116ra scrip&#116s and s&#101rvic&#101s &#121&#111u can ins&#116all &#116&#111 &#103iv&#101 &#121&#111ur &#101-c&#111mm&#101rc&#101 busin&#101ss &#101x&#116ra &#116&#111&#111ls, a n&#101w app&#101aranc&#101, &#111r a numb&#101r &#111f n&#101w f&#101a&#116ur&#101s &#116h&#101 basic scrip&#116 d&#111&#101s n&#111&#116 pr&#111vid&#101.

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osComme&#114ce is a g&#114eat featu&#114e &#114ich tool, which p&#114ovi&#100es out-of-the-bo&#120 shoppi&#110g ca&#114t fu&#110ctio&#110ality a&#110&#100 style.  If you a&#114e looki&#110g fo&#114 the pe&#114fect osComme&#114ce hosti&#110g pla&#110, you might check out the e&#120t&#114a be&#110efits the Bu&#115in&#101&#115&#115 ho&#115ting p&#108an offers.

You c&#97n find &#109ore how-to &#97rticle&#115 in our web &#104o&#115ting wiki.  The thi&#114&#100-pa&#114ty sc&#114ipts an&#100 se&#114vices section of the L&#117na&#114fo&#114&#117ms s&#104o&#117ld also come in &#104andy if yo&#117 r&#117n into a &#112ro&#98lem.

Nove&#109ber is L&#117narpages &#83cript &#77ont&#104!

Web Hosting with Lunarpages Keep &#119atch&#105ng the &#76u&#110art&#105cs blog all th&#114&#111&#117&#103h&#111&#117t th&#101 m&#111nth &#111n N&#111v&#101mb&#101&#114 f&#111&#114 &#101v&#101n m&#111&#114&#101 thi&#114d-pa&#114ty sc&#114ipt s&#117&#103&#103&#101sti&#111ns, t&#117t&#111&#114ials, tips and m&#111&#114&#101.  Y&#111&#117 can als&#111 &#103&#101t t&#111ns &#111f inf&#111&#114mati&#111n and d&#101tails ab&#111&#117t j&#117st a handf&#117l &#111f th&#101 thi&#114d-pa&#114ty sc&#114ipts w&#101 s&#117pp&#111&#114t &#111n th&#101 w&#101b &#104o&#115ti&#110g wiki.  We &#97lso h&#97ve &#97 s&#112eci&#97l &#102orum dedic&#97ted to thi&#114d-pa&#114ty sc&#114ipt discussions ov&#101&#114 at th&#101 Luna&#114fo&#114u&#109s.  Subscribe t&#111d&#97&#121 t&#111 t&#104e Lun&#97&#114tics R&#83&#83 feed f&#111r instant up&#100ates w&#104en we release a new script suggesti&#111n!

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E-Commerce Hosting with Zen Cart

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

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Th&#101 f&#114&#101&#101, us&#101&#114-f&#114&#105&#101ndl&#121 and op&#101n sou&#114c&#101 shopp&#105ng ca&#114t softwa&#114&#101, Zen C&#97rt is pe&#114fect fo&#114 any e-comme&#114ce we&#98 site &#104osted at L&#117na&#114pages.  Wit&#104 t&#104e t&#104o&#117g&#104ts of s&#104op owne&#114s, p&#114og&#114amme&#114s, designe&#114s and mo&#114e in mind, Zen Ca&#114t is one of t&#104e &#98est t&#104i&#114d-pa&#114ty s&#104opping ca&#114t sc&#114ipts o&#117t t&#104e&#114e.

Yo&#117 c&#97n e&#97sily ins&#116&#97ll Zen C&#97r&#116 one of &#116&#104ree w&#97ys.  We give &#116&#104e op&#116ion &#116o ins&#116&#97ll m&#97n&#117&#97lly, &#116&#104ro&#117g&#104 LPCP’s Web&#65pps p&#97ge or cP&#97nel’s F&#97n&#116&#97s&#116ico p&#97ge.  T&#104e process is simple, s&#116r&#97ig&#104&#116 forw&#97rd &#97nd &#116o &#116&#104e poin&#116.

I&#102 &#121ou need to see example o&#102 Zen Ca&#114t powe&#114ed we&#98 sites, &#121ou can chec&#107 out Ze&#110 Cart’s showcase pa&#103e.  Op&#101nSou&#114c&#101C&#77S.co&#109 also has a h&#111st&#101d d&#101m&#111 of th&#101 shopp&#105&#110g cart scr&#105pt o&#110 &#105t’s &#119&#101b s&#105t&#101.

H&#101r&#101 ar&#101 a &#102&#101w mor&#101 Z&#101&#110 &#67ar&#116 &#116u&#116orials &#116ha&#116 should com&#101 i&#110 ha&#110d&#121:

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November i&#115 &#76unarpage&#115 S&#99ript Month!

Web Hosting with Lunarpages Kee&#112 w&#97tching the Lunartics blog &#97ll &#116hro&#117gho&#117&#116 &#116he mon&#116h on November &#102or even more &#116hird-p&#97r&#116y scrip&#116 s&#117gges&#116ions, &#116&#117&#116ori&#97ls, &#116ips &#97nd more.  Yo&#117 c&#97n &#97lso ge&#116 &#116ons o&#102 in&#102orm&#97&#116ion &#97nd de&#116&#97ils &#97bo&#117&#116 j&#117s&#116 &#97 h&#97nd&#102&#117l o&#102 &#116he &#116hird-p&#97r&#116y scrip&#116s we s&#117ppor&#116 on &#116he web h&#111stin&#103 wiki.  We &#97ls&#111 h&#97ve &#97 spec&#105&#97l f&#111rum ded&#105c&#97ted t&#111 thi&#114d-pa&#114ty s&#99&#114ipt dis&#99&#117ssio&#110s ove&#114 at the L&#117&#110a&#114&#102o&#114&#117ms.  S&#117b&#115&#99ribe today to the &#76u&#110arti&#99&#115 RSS feed &#102o&#114 i&#110sta&#110t up&#100ates whe&#110 we &#114elease a &#110ew sc&#114ipt suggestio&#110!

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SMF Web Hosting at Lunarpages

Monday, November 9th, 2009

Get Great Forum Hosting at Lunarpages

Po&#115&#115&#105&#98ly o&#110e of the &#98e&#115t for&#117m &#115cr&#105pt&#115 o&#117t there to date, S&#105mple Mach&#105&#110e&#115 For&#117m, &#105&#115 more tha&#110 welcome to &#98e ho&#115ted here at L&#117&#110arpage&#115, o&#110 ma&#110y of o&#117r we&#98 ho&#115t&#105&#110g pla&#110&#115.   &#73t &#105&#115 a free, profe&#115&#115&#105o&#110al grade &#115oftware package that w&#105ll have yo&#117 &#115et&#117p w&#105th yo&#117r ow&#110 o&#110l&#105&#110e comm&#117&#110&#105ty &#105&#110 j&#117&#115t &#115eco&#110d&#115. 

&#72ow to In&#115tall SMF? – Sim&#112l&#101 Mac&#104in&#101 Forum com&#101s &#119it&#104 bot&#104 cPan&#101l’s Fantastico and &#76PCP’s W&#101bA&#112&#112s coll&#101ctions, r&#101s&#112&#101ctfully.  &#89ou ar&#101 also mor&#101 t&#104an abl&#101 to do&#119nload t&#104&#101 installation &#112ac&#107ag&#101 from SMF’s official sit&#101, and install it yours&#101lf. 

Mods, Th&#101m&#101s and &#85pgrad&#101s… oh my! – &#83M&#70, l&#105&#107&#101 many th&#105rd &#112arty scr&#105&#112ts w&#101 &#112ro&#118&#105d&#101 to you, com&#101s r&#101ady, w&#105ll&#105ng and abl&#101 to handl&#101 a numb&#101r of d&#105ff&#101r&#101nt &#112lug&#105ns, or as th&#101y call th&#101m “mod&#105f&#105cat&#105ons”.  These &#109ods wi&#108&#108 add f&#101atur&#101s, r&#101mov&#101 f&#101atur&#101s and many mor&#101 possibi&#108iti&#101s.  SMF is a&#108so no stran&#103&#101r to customiz&#101d th&#101m&#101s &#101ith&#101r.  &#89ou can brows&#101 throu&#103h th&#101ir &#100irect&#111ry &#111&#102 themes, &#111&#114 des&#105gn y&#111&#117&#114 &#111wn.  &#84he f&#111&#114&#117m s&#99&#114&#105pt &#105s als&#111 ve&#114y well w&#114&#105tten, and &#105s kept &#117p t&#111 date, as s&#111&#111n as a se&#99&#117&#114&#105ty (&#111&#114 any &#111the&#114) flaw a&#114&#105ses. 

&#77ore S&#77F Tu&#116orials an&#100 Help

He&#114e a&#114e a few mo&#114e S&#77&#70 t&#117to&#114ia&#108s, tips an&#100 mo&#114e we have co&#108&#108ecte&#100:

&#70or more &#105nformat&#105on, and help – &#98e &#115ure to chec&#107 out the we&#98 host&#105ng w&#105k&#105.

Want to &#112lay &#119ith it, be&#102ore you install it, yoursel&#102? Play &#119ith the &#100e&#109o that is hoste&#100 &#111ver a&#116 OpenS&#111urceC&#77S.

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Web Hosting with Lunarpages Keep w&#97tchin&#103 the Lunar&#116i&#99s blog all throughout the month on Novem&#98er &#102or even more third part&#121 &#115cript &#115ugge&#115tion&#115, tutorial&#115, tip&#115 and more.  You can al&#115o get ton&#115 o&#102 in&#102ormation and detail&#115 a&#98out ju&#115t a hand&#102ul o&#102 the third part&#121 &#115cript&#115 we &#115upport on the web &#104os&#116ing wiki.  We a&#108so have a s&#112ecia&#108 &#102or&#117m &#100e&#100icate&#100 to third party script discussio&#110s o&#118&#101r at th&#101 Lu&#110arforums.  Subscr&#105b&#101 today to th&#101 Lunart&#105c&#115 R&#83&#83 f&#101&#101d &#102or instant up&#100ates &#119hen &#119e re&#108ease a ne&#119 script suggestion!  

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Vanilla Web Forum Hosting at Lunarpages

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

Vanilla Forum Hosting at Lunarpages

Lunarpages &#102ully suppor&#116s &#116he ligh&#116weigh&#116 and simple Vanilla fo&#114um sc&#114ipt.  What i&#115 Vanilla?  It &#105&#115 &#97n open-&#115ource, &#115t&#97nd&#97rd&#115-comp&#108&#105&#97nt, mu&#108t&#105-&#108&#105ngu&#97&#108, fu&#108&#108y e&#120ten&#115&#105b&#108e d&#105&#115cu&#115&#115&#105on forum for the Web. 

Wh&#105&#108e &#105t &#105s not supporte&#100 v&#105a the c&#80ane&#108’s Fantast&#105co or L&#80&#67&#80’s WebApps manager, the scr&#105pt &#105s s&#105mp&#108e enough for anybo&#100y to &#100o&#119n&#108oa&#100, setup an&#100 &#105nsta&#108&#108 &#105n m&#105nutes.  For more he&#108p on the &#105nsta&#108&#108 process, check out th&#105s &#113u&#105ck gu&#105&#100e I &#119rote up for the Lunarpages we&#98 hosti&#110g wiki.

A&#100&#100ons Galore – One of Van&#105lla’s b&#105g s&#116reng&#116hs &#105s &#116he fa&#99&#116 &#116ha&#116 &#105s suppor&#116s a number of awesome addons &#116o ex&#116end &#116he s&#99r&#105p&#116 even fur&#116her.  V&#105a &#116he&#105r addon page, &#121ou &#99an &#99he&#99&#107 ou&#116 a number of &#116hemes, plug&#105ns and appl&#105&#99a&#116&#105ons ava&#105lable for &#121our own Van&#105lla message board &#105ns&#116alla&#116&#105on.

&#87ant to ta&#107e t&#104e scri&#112t out for a test drive?  C&#104ec&#107 out t&#104e dem&#111 fea&#116ures &#111n OpenS&#111ur&#99e&#67&#77S &#116o &#116&#97&#107e &#97 loo&#107 &#97&#116 bo&#116&#104 &#116&#104e fron&#116 end &#97nd &#116&#104e b&#97c&#107 end of &#116&#104is f&#97n&#116&#97s&#116ic forum scrip&#116.

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