Maintenance Window, 10 PM Pacific Time, Friday February 5

On the evening of Friday, February 5, PBworks will be unavailable for up to six (6) hours while we perform a scheduled infrastructure upgrade, starting at 10:00 PM Pacific Time (1 AM Eastern/6 AM UTC on Saturday, February 6). During this time, the PBworks service will be offline; you won’t be able to log in,Continue reading “Maintenance Window, 10 PM Pacific Time, Friday February 5”

Maintenance Window, 10 PM Pacific, Friday November 20

On the evening of Friday, November 20, PBworks will be unavailable for up to four (4) hours while we perform a scheduled hardware upgrade, starting at 10:00 PM Pacific Time (1 AM Eastern/6 AM UTC on Saturday, November 21). During this time, the PBworks service will be offline; you won’t be able to log in,Continue reading “Maintenance Window, 10 PM Pacific, Friday November 20”

1-Hour Maintenance Window, 9 PM Pacific Time, Saturday July 11

On the evening of Saturday, July 11, PBworks will be unavailable for up to an hour while we perform scheduled hardware maintenance, starting at 9:00 PM Pacific Time (12 AM Eastern/4 AM UTC/5 AM BST on Sunday, July 12). During this time, the PBworks service will be offline; you won’t be able to log in,Continue reading “1-Hour Maintenance Window, 9 PM Pacific Time, Saturday July 11”

February 27, 2015 After Action Report

On Friday, February 27, PBworks experienced significant, customer-facing performance problems, and for that we apologize. The issues began in the early morning hours, manifesting themselves as slow performance and page timeouts.  While the site never went down, it became difficult for our customers to use it effectively.  You rely on us to do your work,Continue reading “February 27, 2015 After Action Report”

Network Menu Enhancements

As part of our ongoing effort to improve usability, we’ve just released a new version of our network menu. Historically, one of the more unique features of PBworks has been the shortcuts in the network menu.  These shortcuts allow users to access their Recent Items (visited workspaces and wiki pages, uploaded files), Starred Items, Tasks,Continue reading “Network Menu Enhancements”

PBworks is safe from Shellshock

You may have heard in the news about the Shellshock bug, which affects Unix and Linux servers: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/26/technology/security-experts-expect-shellshock-software-bug-to-be-significant.html?_r=0 The good news is that the way PBworks’ systems are set up, the Shellshock bug could not be exploited.  As a precaution, however, we have already applied multiple patches to all of our Linux servers to eliminateContinue reading “PBworks is safe from Shellshock”

Introducing New Menu Bar Customization

The menu bar at the top of our products is the most important navigational element.  It includes links to all the most important features in the product, a powerful search capability, and a host of other cool tools like the ability to access recent items or tasks. We’re making it even more powerful by introducingContinue reading “Introducing New Menu Bar Customization”

Now you can edit PBworks wiki pages on your iPad or iPhone

While PBworks has always been accessible on your smartphone or tablet, until recently, the built-in browser on iPads and iPhones didn’t allow rich text web editing. The good news is that browser technology has now advanced to the point where rich text editors like our wiki page editor will now work on iOS devices.  AsContinue reading “Now you can edit PBworks wiki pages on your iPad or iPhone”

Automated Amazon S3 Backup Is Going Premium

As of July 3, 2014, the automated Amazon S3 backup will become a premium feature.  This means that it will be a separate add-on line item in your PBworks paid subscription. Don’t worry, if you are currently using this feature to back up your PBworks network to your corporate S3 account, we will grandfather inContinue reading “Automated Amazon S3 Backup Is Going Premium”