Service restored after Internet product upgrade caused difficulty accessing LJWorld.com, KUSports.com and other sites

Originally published December 2, 2011 at 12:46 p.m., updated December 2, 2011 at 2:31 p.m.

UPDATE: As of 1:30 p.m., all service has been restored.

Users of LJWorld.com, KUSports.com, Lawrence.com, WellCommons.com and other World Company sites may be experiencing difficulties accessing the sites.

The Journal-World’s Internet provider, Knology, performed an upgrade overnight, which has created the accessibility issues. It has also affected clients using using the World Company’s content management system, Ellington.

The Journal-World’s Web team is in contact with Knology, which is working to correct the problem. Issues first arose around 5 a.m. Friday. The Journal-World apologizes for any inconvenience, and will provide an update when the problem is fixed.