✅ [fixed] Partial control panel outage

This afternoon at around 5:05 PM US Pacific time we experienced a partial outage on our control panel. The problem was caused when we deployed code to the control panel with a database migration that hadn’t been run. The problem has been corrected, and no loss of data occurred....

Managed DNS and WordPress are here!

📆 It feels like it’s been months since we sent out the first wave of signup invites but it’s only been 3 weeks! We’ve been super-busy in that time, squashing bugs and onboarding new customers all while working on new features to round out the service. Read on for...

Emergency service-wide reboots

Over the next several hours, we’ll be rebooting all servers to apply security updates. The schedule is: opal2.opalstack.com (Singapore) – 2019-05-16 19:30 UTC (now!) opal5.opalstack.com (Germany) – 2019-05-17 02:30 UTC opal1.opalstack.com (Washington DC) – 2019-05-17 05:00 UTC opal3.opalstack.com (San Francisco) – 2019-05-17 05:00 UTC opal4.opalstack.com (Dallas) – 2019-05-17 05:00...

Launch Day!

It’s here and we made it! It’s launch day and I’m happy to say we’re going to launch on our revised launch date. Here are some of the things you should know: Shared web hosting is ready and it’s fantastic. You’re on our list so you probably already have...

Four days to go!

In case you missed the announcement on Twitter: our new launch date is 🎉April 29th🎉! All of the responses we’ve received have been very supportive and we really appreciate that. Thank you for being patient.❤️ 😅 It’s been a crazy couple of weeks since we postponed our original April...

So, about that launch…

I’m sorry, we’re not launching today. This was supposed to be the triumphant “we’re live!” post but it’s not. We’re so very close, but there are still just enough rough edges to push us into “we’re not ready” territory and I’m not going to launch a product that isn’t...

Let’s talk about email

People love to hate email. Every new Slack-alike communication tool that crops up claims to be an “email killer” or that email is already dead. Well, our team’s combined decades of experience working with email hosting have taught us the opposite — email is anything but dead....

It’s time to switch to an independently-owned hosting company.

Hi 👋 I’m Klynton — I’ve been a WebFaction customer for the last 10 years and I worked there for 4 years. Since the company was acquired by GoDaddy a couple years ago, I’ve seen my friends who stayed get more and more overworked. I have seen feature development...