StarsZZ | Free Fansite Hosting Fansite Community - powered by Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:55:24 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Starszz has a new homepage layout! Wed, 04 Sep 2013 01:06:10 +0000 It has finally happened, we finally have a mobile-friendly main site! I won’t say it’s packed with features because it’s really not just a few new things on the main page and everything else is basically the same ;)

Also wanted to say thank you to everyone who contributed testimonials :) You can view all of them here. They are also short excerpts of them on the main page.

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Migration to New Servers Sat, 15 Jun 2013 10:12:07 +0000 Over the next couple weeks, we will be migrating all sites to brand new server hardware.

Computing technology is always improving, and we would like to take advantage of this by upgrading to the latest components.

The benefit to you, our hostees, is more overall stability for your fansites.

The move will be performed by us in the background, you shouldn’t notice anything. Just continue to run your sites as per normal.

We will try to limit any downtime during this transition, but if you notice any problems, please start a topic in our support forums.

For those who are a bit techy and want some juicy details on the new servers:

  • Our current servers have 4 CPU cores (some with 8). New servers all have 24 cores.
  • Going up from 4GB RAM to 32GB RAM.
  • Larger 3TB hard drives.
  • Hardware RAID-1 for redundancy (if a hard drive fails, we can swap it with a new one without any downtime).

Plus all the usual goodies that come with our free fansite hosting. =)

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Latest Fansites *Always Updated* Thu, 11 Nov 2010 13:36:20 +0000 Our list of sites keeps growing :)

Here’s a list of some of our latest fansites

Thank you for choosing as your fansite host!

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New Sites Directory! Fri, 08 Oct 2010 16:39:00 +0000 We have added a new fansite directory to Starszz! Everything is now sorted by Celebrity and in categories which will make it easier to find the sites that you are looking for. Go take a look at the new directory! :)

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Adding SuPHP – No Need to Change File Permissions Anymore Mon, 25 Jan 2010 04:23:47 +0000 We will soon be installing a new tool on the servers called suPHP. With this enabled, you will no longer need to change file permissions on folders or files, which should make things a lot easier when installing scripts, adding pictures etc.

There is also an added benefit in that it provides better server security, and helps to keep your sites safer.

We will be rolling it out one server at a time, to make sure there are no problems.

Common errors:

Internal Server Error
If you get this error, then make sure you do not have any php files or folders with permissions at 777.

Once we change your server to suPHP we will automatically change all your files to 644, and folders to 755, so you do not have to do it yourself.

What you need to do:

Nothing. You should not need to do anything. We will take care of it all. If there is a problem with your site just let us know and we will look into it and fix it.

Just remember that once your server is using suPHP, that your:

File permissions are: 644
Folder permissions are: 755

The benefits. Why make this change?

No need to change file permissions anymore. The default file permissions of 644, and default folder permissions of 755 work fine for almost everything. We are doing this to try and make things easier for our hostees, and provide a better, simpler hosting experience.

Any questions or problems do please let us know

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You Tube Clone Type Scripts Mon, 25 Jan 2010 04:07:46 +0000 We now have a new server designed to host YouTube clone scripts, like PHP Motion.

Initially, we are only allowing it for sites with over 250 unique hits a day.

In order to help us cover the increased costs, video galleries will need to have two 728×90 banners. One placed above the fold, and the other at the bottom of the page.

The toolbar is as usual, still required.

If you would like to apply for an account to use a video script, please PM me with your desired sub-domain and I will setup your account on the new server.

For example if your domain is:

You may request a sub-domain like:

Any questions do feel free to let us know

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New Portal Mon, 25 Jan 2010 01:02:32 +0000 Welcome to our new site, we switched the portal page to WordPress to make it easier to manage content on the main page. The application form for hosting is now located on the portal page under get hosted. This applies to new hostees and existing hostees as well.

We will be changing over the hosted sites directory as well, no ETA on that as of yet. We hope that you like the new look!

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Unlimited Packages Sun, 24 Jan 2010 05:00:40 +0000 Hey Hostees,

We are now offering unlimited packages to you, no need to worry about running out of space anymore! Thank you for choosing as your host, we are always striving to make you have the best hosting experience! :)

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Free Domain Names Wed, 20 Jan 2010 18:21:55 +0000 We are pleased to provide free domain names to every single one of our hostees.

What’s the criteria?

All current and new hostees will now receive a free domain name.

If you are hosted by StarsZZ, you instantly qualify. No catches. No gimmicks. Just free domain names for all.

New hostees: please click here and search for an available domain name that you would like and write it down in your application.

Current hostees: please click here to search for an available domain and then contact us. We will move your site for you onto the new domain, and setup an automatic redirect from your old site to your new one, so the transition is seamless.

Try to choose a domain that is as relevant as possible to your site or celebrity.

Any questions or problems kindly post in our support forums.

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