Distant Universe updates Distant Online and Web Services, adds SSL and details changes to Privacy Policy

Submitted by distant on Wed, 08/29/2018 - 08:56 am

Distant Universe is focused on making sure you have the best experience visiting our website or any client websites.

Distant Web Services has decided to force SSL on our clients' websites beginning today at 12am ET, through CloudFlare. This includes our Distant.ga domain.

We've decided to update our privacy policy to be more specific on how we use your data.

Distant Universe rolls out new email addresses

Submitted by distant on Tue, 08/28/2018 - 05:51 pm

For some time now, we've been using disuni.ga (our url shortener, now) for our emails. Today we're happy to announce that our silent transition to the distantuniverse.ga email domain is complete! Our team's emails have moved over successfully and are fully functioning.

If you email us and do not receive a response, check your spam folder. Same goes if you are on our mailing list!

We have updated our directory to reflect the change. Take a look!

Distant Universe launches Distant Publishing, details their mission

Submitted by distant on Mon, 08/27/2018 - 05:00 am

Distant Universe is excited to announce the launch of Distant Publishing.

Mission Statement:

Acting under Distant Publishing, we will work with groups of different authors to publish their books, audiobooks, and more in multiple stores around the world and the internet.

Distant Publishing will be accepting registration tomorrow. Make sure you're signed up for a Distant Account first.

There will be new things coming to Distant Universe throughout the end of 2018. Stay tuned!

SITE MAINTENANCE: Unscheduled Maintenance for Fatal Server Error occured 8/24/2018

Submitted by distant on Fri, 08/24/2018 - 06:11 am

EDITOR'S NOTE: Our website returned to full functionality at 10:10am. The following release explains the situation.

Hi there.

We apologize for the inconvenience earlier as our website went offline. You deserve an explanation as to what happened because of how long it took us to realize the servers were down.

FUNDRASING: Domain name and change of hosting

Submitted by distant on Thu, 08/23/2018 - 08:58 pm

We do not talk about relationships we have with our business partners online for—what we hope are—obvious reasons. However, a serious issue has risen where we simply do not have enough bandwidth/space left on our servers due to an issue beyond our control. We have a lot of domain names registered.

Distant Web Services launch to the public, includes Drupal fork

Submitted by distant on Wed, 08/22/2018 - 09:15 pm

Distant Web Services, the internal software infrastructure which handles DU websites has launched to the public again, giving it a new lease on life.

Distant Web Services launched alongside DU Designs, which lets DU design your website for you. For free. No catch.