Is your website slowing to a crawl? It could be due to increased traffic or poor shared server performance. Whatever the cause, how do you know when it’s time to set up a dedicated server?
A decline in performance is the most common sign that a move to a dedicated server would benefit your site. An increase in traffic may cause that performance decline, but traffic isn’t the only thing that can slow down a site. Continue reading “Setting Up Dedicated Server Hosting”
It seems like there’s a new horror story about the breach of an unsecured server every week. It’s vitally important that you secure your dedicated server and take steps to avoid exposing sensitive data. Protect yourself against hackers using your server for criminal purposes or infecting you with malware or ransomware. Continue reading “How Do You Secure a Dedicated Server?”
Have you ever been paying a domain renewal fee and thought, “I’m not using it, I should sell that domain name.” I know I have. You may not be sitting on a million-dollar domain name, but you could very well own one that has some value. So let’s talk about how to sell domain names. Continue reading “How to Sell Your Domain Name: Ultimate Guide”
Google is more than just the most popular search engine on the Internet. In fact, it’s office platforms have helped many businesses with collaboration and productivity. And all of this is for free! Continue reading “A Practical and Easy Guide on How to Use Google Docs”
How often have you been away from the office and realized you needed an important file? Perhaps you’re working in the office and want to take a file home to finish only you forgot to bring a flash drive and have to spend time emailing the document to yourself.
Dropbox is the answer to all of that. Continue reading “The Ultimate Guide to Using Dropbox for Business”
File Transfer Protocol can be a very useful tool when you need to make direct changes to your website. From uploading images to downloading all of your files for backups, FTP software can make it happen. FileZilla is one of those free programs that gives you control over the files which make up your website.
In this guide, I will show you how to use FileZilla and what it can do for you. Thanks to cPanel, making these connections is much easier.
Continue reading “How to Use FileZilla (Ultimate Guide)”
A content delivery network is one that shares your site with various servers across the globe. This allows people in certain areas to access the pages faster than if your site was located in a single location. As speed plays a prominent role for search engine optimization and customer retention, the CDN may look to be a very appealing system. Continue reading “How You Can Make Your Website Faster with a Content Delivery Network”
WordPress as we know is one of the most popular content management systems around. That’s why WordPress is generally a target for attacks. Recently we came across a very robust DDoS targeted to the login page of WordPress sites hosted on our network and also on other well known web hosting providers.
We take security and continuity of service very seriously and we’re very pro-active at everything we do. We’ve added a few new security rules in our already existing set of rules to protect against this type of new attack that we’ve seen. Since implementing this new rule, we’ve seen an increase in protection against these types of attacks.
While we’ve done what we can to ensure maximum security for your websites, there are a few more things that you can do to help yourself from these types of attacks:
Continue reading “Protecting WordPress Login Page from Attacks”
If you’re using Apple’s MobileMe service, you may know that as part of their migration to iCloud some features such as iDisk files, Gallery photos, and iWeb hosted websites will be taken down by June 30, 2012.
Don’t worry though! You can still use iWeb and the change doesn’t mean you will lose your iWeb websites. You will have to relocate your website files onto a new web hosting server and everything will work just fine. This is where GreenGeeks comes to the rescue!
Transferring your iWeb website to GreenGeeks is effortless, but we’ve put together a step-by-step guide on how to do just that. Just follow along and you’ll be running your iWeb website on GreenGeeks in no time at all. Continue reading “Move from MobileMe to GreenGeeks”