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Re: Is the website down ?


Sorry again Kevin,

Just wondering on every page next to the Twitter/Faceboko links there
is a Planet link which does to http://planet.ubuntu-manual.org/ which
is down for me to. Is it supposed to be down or did you not now?

On Sat, Jul 23, 2011 at 13:25, Benjamin Donald-Wilson
<benjamin.donald.wilson.k@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hey Kevin,
> I'm interested in helping out with the dev of the site. Just let me
> know what designs you use and etc. and I could help you out.
> On Sat, Jul 23, 2011 at 13:22, Kevin Godby <godbyk@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hey, John.
>> On Fri, Jul 22, 2011 at 6:18 AM, c7p <c7p.admin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> i tried today to access our projects website, ubuntu-manual.org, although
>>> i'm still connecting... I searched for "ubuntu-manual.org" on google but the
>>> results don't contain our site.
>>> So if that doesn't happen only to me the website is offline, but why ? Is
>>> there any techical or other issue ?
>> I looked into why ubuntu-manual.org wasn't appearing in the Google
>> results.  It turns out that our site was hacked a while back and the
>> hackers included some links at the bottom of the site's HTML pages.
>> These links were only present in the HTML pages served to web crawlers
>> (like Googlebot) and not to browsers (like FireFox or Chromium).
>> Google detected this and removed out site from their search results.
>> I've removed the hacked files and will continue to investigate the
>> methods used to hack the site.  In the meantime, I've requested that
>> Google reinstate our site in their search results.  It may take some
>> time for them to do so.
>> We should look into updating our site to use a more standard framework
>> (if possible) to help alleviate security problems in the future (as
>> much as is ever possible).  If any web developers are interested in
>> taking on such a project, let me know and I'll be glad to help you out
>> with the site design and explain some of our needs.
>> --Kevin
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