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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!

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.

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.

Distant Universe launches beta version of New Website

Submitted by distant on Sun, 08/12/2018 - 08:30 am

Today, we're proud to announce our beta version of the Distant Universe website. You can access it by clicking the button on top of the screen or by clicking here.

Users can register for the site beginning today. We will announce when our other Distant Universe sites get the upgrade on both AND our roadmap later on.

Thank you for your patience! -DU Team

Reimagining Help & Support

Submitted by distant on Thu, 08/09/2018 - 05:30 am

We've been working hard on a new design for our help & support center and we're proud to say that we can finally show you.

The image below is what it used to look like. It used to run right on our website as "Info Center" but didn't have very many articles.

Our goal here was simple: we wanted to reimagined help & support, and we wanted it to be easy.


Universe-Wide Restructure incoming; new designs, new homes for your favorite DU sites, and more

Submitted by distant on Sat, 08/04/2018 - 01:00 pm

Hey, we've got a surprise for you. Remember the new stuff we brought to our teams yesterday? Well, a part of a bigger roll-out than what we advertised. 

Not only did we release a large update to editors on all DU sites, but we also released a closed beta for a new site-wide redesign-and-restructure of just about everything.