Billing & Automation

HostBill 4.2.4 Release

Its time for new HostBill release – version 4.2.4 is ready for download. So whats new?

Multiple modules per product
Users of Dedicated Servers & Colocation manager can benefit from ability to connect multiple Apps/modules under single product. This gives you great opportunity to connect bandwidth monitoring module (ie. Cacti) and provisioning (ie. NOC-PS) for your Dedicated Servers offering. Learn more

Custom Reports
You can now easily create custom reports in HostBill – all required is minimal SQL knowledge – our editor will help you do rest by showing hints with list of all HostBill tables and their fields! Learn more

Google Charts in Reports
HostBill provides Reports to export data ie using summary tables/PDFs ect., and statistics to represent most important data on charts. Now you can easily show your data exported in Reports section as Google Chart – all with couple mouse clicks.

For full changelog visit http://hostbillapp.com/changelog

HostBill 4.2.2 Release

Another exciting week of development passed – we’re happy to introduce new version of HostBill. Whats new?

Priority Support Plugin
Working in service provider market your company surely have customers falling under different SLA than others, to whom you’re obliged to respond faster.
HostBill features becomes handy here – you can now define priority support packages, which will automatically make your priority tickets stand out, and alerts you once such ticket is submitted or required reply.
For more details about configuring priority support in your HostBill visit http://wiki.hostbillapp.com/index.php?title=Priority_Support

For full changelog visit: http://hostbillapp.com/changelog

HostBill 4.2.0 Release

Happy New Year from HostBill team! What better way to celebrate, than with new HostBill features – learn whats new in HostBill 4.2.0:

Client Groups
You can now group your customers into client groups. This feature in HostBill allows discount per group, default ticket priority in group, order scenario and even override automation settings, like suspend or terminate for all clients under certain client group.

VPS Hardware OrderPage
Another amazing orderpage from HostBill team – this time we’ve gone 3D! Check out isometric view of motherboard filling with hardware (ram, cpus and storage) as your clients orders higher packages. Designed to boost your sales!

For full changelog visit: http://hostbillapp.com/changelog

HostBill 4.1.8 Release

HostBill 4.1.8 is out – just in time for Christmas 😉 Whats new?

Ticket Notes Preview
This simple plugin is built to save time – just hover your mouse over notes icon in tickets listing to see recent comments.

Developers: Clientarea dynamic pages
We’re listening to our customers requests – one of most commonly requested developer documentation was how to create custom pages in HostBill, that allow php code – as usual – its very simple ! Learn more at http://dev.hostbillapp.com/procedural-dev-kit/adding-clientarea-pages/

Full changelog available at http://hostbillapp.com/changelog/

From entire HostBill team we would like to wish you Happy Holidays and Amazing New, 2013 Year!

HostBill 4.1.6 Release

Another exciting week of development passed – we’re happy to announce that HostBill 4.1.4 has been released. Whats new?

New orderpage: Cloud Slider One-Step
Make your brand stand out in this highly competitive cloud / vps market with amazing order page – learn more

Plugin: OrderPages A/B Testing
HostBill offers vast selection of amazing, high quality orderpages – when it sometimes may be hard to decide which one to use, its best to use one that works well with your offering/site/business model. So lets your clients decide which one to use! With this simple yet very effective plugin you can utilize Google Analytics Experiments to perform A/B testing.
Learn more at: http://wiki.hostbillapp.com/index.php?title=A/B_Testing_with_HostBill

Full changelog available at http://hostbillapp.com/changelog/

HostBill 4.1.4 Release

As scheduled – week passed and new HostBill version is ready: 4.1.4 with multiple improvements and bug fixes is available for download.
Whats new:

Client signup captcha
Spambots now seem to attack even billing systems – there is no better way to prevent it than implementing captcha. By default new client signups require captcha confirmation (you can disable captcha field in Clients->Registration fields)

Client profile files
You can now upload files directly in client profile, so it can be accessible only by this client, or staff members visiting client profile.

Fixed invoice data
When using EU invoicing, you can prevent client details edits appearing on invoices by simply enabling one option in admin config. Learn more

BitPay.com payment gateway
BitCoin digital currency gains popularity, start accepting payments in BitCoins now with BitPay payment gateway for HostBill. Learn more.

Full changelog available at http://hostbillapp.com/changelog

HostBill 4.1.2 Release

New HostBill version is ready and available to download. Check out whats new in 4.1.0:

Cloudstack improvements:

  • Option to reset root password (if os template supports it) and account password
  • it is now posble to use storage tags and chose between local and shared storage
  • option to offer High Availability (HA) for new VM
  • moved network options for cloud type provisioning from single vps view to vm list

Proxmox improvements

  • Added OpenVZ support
  • Added IPAM support – its now possible to automatically assign IP to created VMs

Log rotation plugin
HostBill keep logs in multiple tables, to improve performance new plugin can backup and truncate log tables automatically once they reach high rows count.

Full changelog available at http://hostbillapp.com/changelog

HostBill 4.1.0 Release

New HostBill version is ready and available to download. Check out whats new in 4.1.0:

Cloud OrderPage
This is 1 of 2 new order pages with HostBill 4.1.0 – ideal for cloud/vps packages, with amazing graphics and functionality!

Check out video preview at http://hostbillapp.com/features/order-pages.php

Package sliders, One-step orderpage
If you’re selling virtual datacenters or any configurable packages with popular premade sets – this is perfect orderpage for you.

GoCardless.com payment gateway
By popular demand we’re introducing powerful GoCardless.com integration.
Learn more at http://hostbillapp.com/features/apps/gocardless.html

Ticket Views
Another great feature of HostBill ticketing system
ticket views enable staff members to create custom ticket listings with personalized columns and data set.
Learn more at http://blog.hostbillapp.com/?p=641

Full changelog available at http://hostbillapp.com/changelog

HostBill 4.1.0 Preview: Ticket Views

Just a couple of hours left before new HostBill version release – we’d like to take a time and show you amazing new feature of upcoming update.

HostBill ticketing system is recognized as easy to use, despite being packed with dozens of useful features. With new version we’re adding new one to admin ticketing interface – Ticket Views. Now every admin will be able to define his custom ticket listing, select auto-search & ticket filter criteria, columns and column order displayed in view.
Each admin can define his private views (displayed only for him), or public (displayed for all support staff members).

Use cases:

  • Using mobile phone and want to catch up with your tickets on train? Define mobile view to display only your tickets and ticket subjects/status (you don’t need anything else on small smartphone screen) – one click away and you can see only what you need.
  • Using ticket tags & search terms to sort special groups of tickets – define view and have them one click away from you
  • Certain search term repeats? When entering new filter details you can store it as view with one click



HostBill 4.0.8 Release

New HostBill version is ready and available for download. Whats new?

GeoLocation Plugin
You can enable your clients to see HostBill interface in their native language as soon as they visit it, with additional set to their default supported currency + ability to limit gateways they can use

Learn more at http://wiki.hostbillapp.com/index.php?title=Geolocation_plugin

Credit Cards notification plugin
Common scenario: Clients forgetting about having expiring credit card on file with you – avoid unwanted suspensions and warn your clients automatically with email notifications and prompt in client interface.

Learn more at http://wiki.hostbillapp.com/index.php?title=Credit_Cards_expiration_notices

Full changelog available at: http://hostbillapp.com/changelog/