.ie Domain Registration process opens up

The rules around registering a .ie Domain have opened up today, the 21st March, making it easier and faster than ever to get a .ie domain name.

Previously, you have to prove your claim to the domain name, along with showing a connection to Ireland, but now, the need to prove a claim to the name has been dropped.

This mean thats individual or business with a real connection to Ireland can register any available .ie domain name, on a first come , first served basis.

This will make it easier for sole traders, new businesses and clubs to get their .ie domain name.

“Liberalisation will completely transform the customer’s .ie domain registration experience, allowing them to get online with an identifiably Irish website and email address in less time and with less hassle,” said David Curtin, Chief Executive of IEDR

To celebrate, Elive are offering 1 Year .ie New Domain Registrations at an amazingly low price of only €9.99 + vat from today until the end of April 2018.

Search and get your new .ie Domain now.


For full details on what requirements are needed to Register a .ie domain click here 

Elive™ Property Listing WordPress Plugin Version 1.1.5 Released

We have released version 1.1.5 of our WordPress Plugin that links your site to Daft.ie

You can now customise the CSS styling directly within the plugin, so your changes are carried forward in future updates, making it easier to stay fully up to date with the latest features.

Some other features added recently include:

  • Added Shortcode for “Agreed”.
  • Contact details header and advert detail header are now separate styles
  • Update to Featured properties to allow extra types
  • Some bug fixes and code improvements

View full details on the plugin here

WHMCS Sales by Staff Report

We have developed a Sales by Staff members Report for WHMCS and it is available for FREE in the WHMCS Marketplace


This report is essential to be able to see who are your top sellers and how it compares to web orders. 

Can also be useful for helping to calculate commissions.

Very simple layout to show you the total value of orders or number of orders and a sortable table. 


E•Live reduced opening hours

E•Live will be operating reduced opening hours on 1 and 2 March as Met Éireann issued a fresh red weather alert for Munster.
Our offices will be closed from 2pm Thursday until at least 12pm Friday.

If you have any support issues, please email support@elive.net or contact us on Twitter @eliveirl  and one of our on-call support staff will handle your issue.

Please check back here for updates.

Thank you for your patience,

Server issue ELH12

Update 16:00 : The server is running normally again now.

22nd Feb : We are aware of an issue with hosting server ELH12 related to website databases. We are investigating this at the moment.

Server Updates

22:00 Feb 3rd : We are performing some essential updates to servers and our network tonight. Some users might experience very brief connection issues.

Easy Backups with DropSuite

We are delighted to offer DropSuite Backup solutions with all our Hosting and Server offerings.

As your website becomes more important to your business, it is essential to make sure your site and database are constantly backed up. 
This will give you peace of mind knowing your data is safeguarded against accidental loss or if your site gets hacked.

Dropsuite protects valuable website data, business servers, emails, and mobile data in the cloud. Dropsuite’s intuitive and affordable backup solutions are built to help companies safeguard their critical business information.

For as little as €1.50 + vat per month you can signup to a DropSuite account where you can setup backup schedules for websites or databases and you can setup Monitors to alert you if there are issues with your website or Server.

Call us today on 061 305038 if you want to know more or email info@elive.net

Server Issue ELH7 (

10:30am We are currently investigating an issue with this server. 

10:53am : A DDOS type attack from Chinese IP Addresses is being mitigated at the moment. There server is operational, but performance might be degraded for a short while.

Network Upgrades – Tue 19th

21:00 : We are performing some essential network upgrades this evening. There may be brief periods of connectivity issues to a small number of servers (2-3 mins max). Please be patient if you experience any issues.

Network Upgrades

21:00 : We are performing some essential network upgrades this evening. There may be brief periods of connectivity issues to a small number of servers (2-3 mins max). Please be patient if you experience any issues.

Elive announced as Certified CloudFlare Partners

Elive™ is excited to announce our partnership with Cloudflare, the website performance and security company.

You can now signup your website to Cloudflare for FREE with Elive™, and benefit from a faster and more secure website.

What is CloudFlare?

Cloudflare is a content delivery network (CDN) that increases the performance and security of every website on its network, protecting from a broad range of threats and attacks. Over 6,000,000 websites run on the Cloudflare network—ranging from individual blogs to e-commerce sites to the websites of Fortune 500 companies to national governments. Cloudflare powers almost a trillion monthly page views—more than Amazon, Wikipedia, Twitter, Zynga, AOL, Apple, Bing, eBay, PayPal and Instagram combined—and over 25% of the Internet’s population regularly passes through our network.


 Faster web performance

Cloudflare runs 115 data centers strategically located around the world. When you sign up for Cloudflare, your website begins routing traffic to the nearest data center.

As your traffic passes through the data centers, Cloudflare intelligently determine what parts of your website are static versus dynamic. The static portions are cached on their servers for a short period of time, typically less than 2 hours before they check to see if anything has been updated. By automatically moving the static parts of your site closer to your visitors, the overall performance of your site improves significantly.

Cloudflare’s intelligent caching system also means you save bandwidth, which means saving money, and decreases the load on servers, which means your web application will run faster and more efficiently than ever. On average, Cloudflare customers see a 60% decrease in bandwidth usage, and a 65% in total requests to their hosting servers. The overall effect is that Cloudflare will typically cut the load time for pages on your site by 50% which means higher engagement and happier visitors.

Broad web security

At the beginning of 2016, Cloudflare experienced and mitigated against some of the largest distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks ever seen. As attacks like these increase, Cloudflare is stepping up to protect websites.

Cloudflare’s security protections offer a broad range of protections against attacks such as DDoS, hacking or spam submitted to a blog or comment form. What is powerful about our approach is that the system gets smarter the more sites that are part of the Cloudflare community. We analyze the traffic patterns of hundreds of millions of visitors in real time and adapt the security systems to ensure good traffic gets through and bad traffic is stopped.

Signing up

Any website can deploy Cloudflare, regardless of your underlying platform. By integrating closely with Elive, the process of setting up Cloudflare is simple. Just go to your client area at https://www.elive.me and under the Services Menu, pick Available Addons. You can then order Cloudflare for your website for FREE !

If you’re looking for a faster, safer website, you’ve got a good start with Elive™ and Cloudflare. Contact us on 061 305038 if you want more information on the service ad how to get setup.

New Hosting Packages Launched

We delighted to announce our brand new hosting package configurations are available from today. It’s now even cheaper to get great value Website and Email Hosting with Elive™. 

From as little as €3.65 + vat per month, you can get your website, blog, or e-commerce shop hosting, and every package includes IMAP or POP email, PHP 7, MySQL, Webmail and FTP access. Every hosting package is fully configurable using Plesk™ Control Panel, so you have fully control over all your settings.

You can add an SSL cert, modify your PHP settings, setup email responders, install Web Apps like WordPress,  and much more.

Every Hosting Package allows you to host multiple Domains.

Check out our new Hosting Packages today.

  • Price
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  • Website Builder
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  • Email Accounts
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  • Aliases
  • Support for
  • MySQL Databases
  • FTP
  • Webmail
  • Control Panel
  • Web Stats
  • SMTP Auth
  • DropSuite Backups
  • €39.99 pa
  • Wordpress & Personal Sites
  • €3.65
  • 10
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  • Business Grade
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  • Agencies & High Traffic Sites
  • €9.10
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