Setting Up Dedicated Server Hosting

Dedicated Server Setup

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”

How to Use FileZilla (Ultimate Guide)

how to use filezilla

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.

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How You Can Make Your Website Faster with a Content Delivery Network

what is a content delivery network

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”

Protecting WordPress Login Page from Attacks

Protecting WordPress against Login Attacks

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:

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Move from MobileMe to GreenGeeks

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”