Dec 5th Shared Server Upgrade Notice

We will be upgrading MySQL from version 5.1 to version 5.5 on our Shared Hosting servers. The upgrade will take place on Tuesday, December 9, 2014.The new version has reached a level of maturity and stability that we feel comfortable integrating it into our services. Based on our tests, we expect to see improved performance and stability across ... Read More »

Dec 2nd Client Area Password Reset Fixed

We apologise to our customers who experienced difficulty in resetting your WKD1 client area password over the past few weeks. We have now identified the issue and rectified this. Thanks for your patience.

May 20th Server Power Outage

We would like to apologise for the intermittent downtime today on our r5-amsterdam server. We have received notification from the data center that they are experiencing power outages causing downtime for many servers and networking equipment. The data center engineers are working diligently to restore power to the networking equipment, and then to ... Read More »

May 13th Servers Rebooted

We deeply apologise for this inconvenience. The server nodes of our hosting account were restarted due to an emergency kernel upgrade. The server came back online and your websites are loading as expected now.

Dec 18th Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

2014 is almost upon us! Thank you, our customers are awesome, thanks for a fantastic 2013, the team at WKD1 wish you a very Merry Christmas & prosperous New Year! 

Oct 1st R5-Amsterdam Server Down

One of our new servers has just gone offline. If you are on the R5-Amsterdam server we apologise for the interruption of service you will have experienced. You can check our Facebook page for status updates as we work to restore services.

Jul 22nd Scheduled Maintenance

We will be rebooting our server in order to install to a new kernel. We will post updates on our Fanpage (http://facebook.com/wkd1hosting) when the reboot window begins, and if any issues arise. Total downtime is expected to be less than 30 minutes during the maintenance window:Start: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 10:00AM NZTEnd: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 ... Read More »

May 30th VPS server reboot

This morning we had to initiate a server reboot, your sites will have experienced intermittent downtime. All is now working great and we apologise for the service interruption.

Apr 10th Server Outage

We experienced a server outage for approximately 1 hour this morning, the server has been rebooted successfully and all sites appear to working properly. We are very sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused, and thank you for your patience.


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Apr 10th Widespread Attack Against Wordpress Installations

Over the past few days we have begun noticing several specific attack profiles against Wordpress installations.  This has been happening Internet wide from talking to other hosts and from general posts in public forums showing the same traffic. Due to the distributed nature of this attack, it is causing significant performance problems ... Read More »