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Optusnet email issues - update

In a victory of sorts, Optust have acknowledged that the reason for emails from our websites and mail server not being delivered...

Email deliverability – GMX

There appears to be a problem recently with deliverability of website emails to mailboxes at GMX: * * *

New email hosting package available

Through our new Dreamscape portal you can now subscribe to a hosted email package for your domain, at very reasonable prices....

New Dreamscape Domain Portal

For those of you with domain names registered through Chirp's Dreamscape account, the new portal can be accessed at

Setting up domain-based email hosting

The process involves setting up mailboxes that your people can access to read and send emails using your domain. Step 1...

Optusnet maili delivery issues

Our recent upgrade to Debian 12 (bookworm) included a tightening of security around TLS connections used for logging in and...

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All products listed here are completely customisable for your organisation. This means that we can add and remove features, change the appearance, and integrate them into your existing database and processes.

The advantage of having your site built by Chirp is that you only pay for the initial setup. After that you can add, modify and delete content at your leisure.

Just imagine not having to call on a designer to update your website every time you put out a press release. Imagine being able to update your company website securely from home...

In addition to the below, most of our hosted websites run a customised content management system (CMS) and many include advanced administration functions, such as membership administration functions, e-commerce solutions, mailing lists, and more.

Shopping Carts
We provide customised e-commerce solutions so that your website is easy to manage and works exactly how you want it to:
Sample site: Nourished Life - naturally safe
Sample site: Sequins & Sand - resortwear for busy women
Sample site: Ronin Films - educational DVD sales
We work with a number of online payment gateways including: PayPal, eWAY (Australian) and Concardis (EU). Other systems can be used if they are compatible.
Some of the available features are: itemised invoices, real-time payment notification, generation of invoices and receipts, also in PDF format, printable mailing labels, MicroData tagging of products for search engines, and an advanced administration interface.
News & Events Manager
The News & Events Manager allows you to keep your site up-to-date without resorting to HTML and FTP uploads. It allows you to maintain Latest News online by just typing text into an online form. Each news item can include photos and file attachments and there is an automatic archiving feature.
See it in use: European Association for Aviation Psychology (EAAP)
See it in use: Australian Rugby Choir
See it in use: Hall and District Community Website
Each news database can contain multiple categories for display on different parts of the website, plus a browsable archive. Also included is an RSS feed (see below) which can also be used to automatically tweet or post headlines to your social media accounts.
A variation of the News & Events manager, in a more fluid format with different browsing options.

See it in use: Sequins & Sand Holiday Girl's Blog
See it in use: Nourished Life - Living Toxic Free in The City
Each blog post or article and include multiple photos, video content and other rich media. An optional keyword tagging system makes your content easier to organise and for people to browse.
RSS Syndication
An RSS Feed allows people to stay up-to-date with your latest news and events without even visiting the website. This is normally included by default with the News & Events Manager.
See it in use: Chirp Internet - Latest News (RSS)
See it in use: Eagles Range Farmstay - Ski Change Blog (RSS)
Web Calendar
The web calendar allows you to present information about upcoming events to your members or the general public. Submission can be restricted to yourself, or open to the public. If you have a lot of events then we can add a search facility.
See it in use: Hall and District Community Website
See it in use: Australian Rugby Choir
With each calendar or events database we include both an iCalendar (ICS) feed which lets people subscribe to your calendar using Outlook, iCal or a range of other programs, plus we mark up event information using MicroData making it accessible to all the major search engines.
Document Register
This application allows you to distribute information internally and/or externally though a searchable online database. All file types are supported up to 64Mb in size. Files and related information are stored under distinct categories created and controlled by the administrator.
See it in use: Village of Hall and District
See it in use: Everything OHS - WHS Templates
Interactive Maps
While obviously not our own creation, we are able to customise and embed interactive maps into your website using technology provided by Google.
See it in use: Sibiu Tourist Guide
See it in use: Gday Travel - Mollymook Accommodation Map
We are constantly adding new features to our maps as they become available. That includes a 'street view' option, and access to driving directions, even walking or cycling directions in some cities.
Responsive Web Design (RWD)
Advances in browser technology now makes it possible for a single website to display in a user friendly way in both a desktop browser and on mobile devices.
See it in use: Nourished Life
See it in use: Chirp Internet
To see this in action you need to resize your browser window to make it narrower, or use a mobile browser.
Links Database
The art of linking to other sites may be old-fashioned now, but it's still an important component of a good website. This module allows you to maintain a selection of useful links and resources for yourself and your visitors. You can group the links into any number of categories.
See it in use: Hall and District Community Website
See it in use: European Association for Aviation Psychology (EAAP)
Site Search
Make the content of your site more accessible by adding an indexed search. The search engine will find not only HTML files but also scan the contents of most Word and PDF documents. The results are ordered by relevance and appear within the framework of your site.
See it in use: Nourished Life
See it in use: The Art of Web
Photo Gallery
You can use this application for storing and indexing image libraries. Thumbnails are created automatically from the images you upload.
See it in use: Shutter Visions Photography
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
A FAQ database lets you quickly add questions and answers to your website.
See it in use: H2O Water Taxis Sydney
See it in use: Australian Aviation Psychology Association (AAvPA)
See it in use: Chirp Internet (this site)
A guestbook lets you collect comments from your customers and other visitors to your website.

There is plenty more that we have to offer. Have a look at the sites in our Portfolio, ar contact us with your own ideas. There's very little we can't do.