Our Scalable Hosting Platform

Early last month, we announced that we made improvements to our hosting service by revamping our shared hosting platform to increase performance, reliability and scalability.  These improvements were put in place to lay the ground work for many things to come as we are investing heavily in making our hosting the best there is.

Our vision as a hosting provider is to allow our customer to focus on deploying, managing and growing their websites without having to worry about the underlying technology. The hosting platform should just work. We like to refer to this ideology as “HaaS” (hosting-as-a-service). We are moving towards a more streamlined hosting experience for our customers.

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Here are the 27 Essential WordPress Plugins You Need On Your Site

Essential WordPress Plugins

Plugins are the tools that boost the functionality and performance of any WordPress website. They can do everything from improving your ability to create content to protecting the site from the malicious attacks of hackers. With more than 45,000 of these tools to choose from, which are considered the best WordPress plugins? Continue reading “Here are the 27 Essential WordPress Plugins You Need On Your Site”

The Ultimate Guide On How to Create Awesome Infographics

How To Create Infographics

Infographics are an influential part of online sharing. These data-driven images are often the most shared pieces of content on social media and other digital platforms. Some people will even print them out to use in the real world.

One of the reasons why infographics work so well is because humans are a visual species. Most of us will learn and absorb more information if there is a graphic element involved. In fact, people are  six times more likely to remember content three days later if it involved a picture. Continue reading “The Ultimate Guide On How to Create Awesome Infographics”

Changes to TLS and cipher suites effective May 2017

As part of our ongoing mission to improve security on our hosting platforms here at GreenGeeks, we’ve made some changes to encryption and security technologies that we support for sites which use SSL certificates (aka HTTPS). These changes include both SSL’s purchased through GreenGeeks and 3rd party SSL certificates installed on hosting accounts.

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Here are 11 of the Worst Mobile SEO Mistakes Even the Best Marketers Make

SEO Mistakes

Search engine optimization has evolved quite a bit since the development of the first result page. As the years go by, it’s often difficult to keep a handle on all the different algorithm changes and procedures. However, there are a handful of common SEO mistakes that even the best of us make.

On average, people use mobile devices on the Internet more often than desktop computers. Because of the nature behind smartphones and tablets, optimization needs to be tweaked to accommodate those users.

Even though good web hosting platforms can solve a lot of performance issues when it comes to SEO, the bulk of develop still relies on the developer. A wicked fast server means nothing if the web designer implements poor optimization practices. Continue reading “Here are 11 of the Worst Mobile SEO Mistakes Even the Best Marketers Make”

10 Interesting Environmental Facts To Know for a Happy Earth Day

Earth DayHumanity is celebrating its 47th annual Earth Day! Did you know that this is among the most celebrated holidays in many schools around the United States? This global recognition of our planet started in 1970 and involves more than 190 countries. Which makes this one of the most globally celebrated times of the year as well. Continue reading “10 Interesting Environmental Facts To Know for a Happy Earth Day”