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SSL is now supported in their free CloudFlare add-on and CloudFlare’s Web Application Firewall is now included in their Plus plan.
EIG has announced plans to hire 600 new employees, expanding its Tempe, Arizona Office after laying off workers at its Utah, and Austin offices.
Shopify CEO, Tobias Lütke, has defended his decision to defend the right-wing website Breitbart saying that free speech trumps any personal views they may have of the website.
Bluehost parent company, Endurance International Group has announced that it is to close it Orem, Utah office with the loss of 440 jobs.
A major vulnerability affecting the WordPress REST API and below is being exploited in the wild on a massive scale. Update your WordPress version immediately.
Bluehost has ended all Technical Ticket Support, and now offers only Telephone and Live Chat support to its customers in order to provide a better, more speedy service.
SiteGround makes HTTPS default on new WordPress Installations and launches new one-click HTTPS configuration tool.
GoDaddy launches GoCentral, a mobile-optimized website builder, coupled with a smart learning system that helps build an audience and success.
GoDaddy published on Monday its November 2016 Overview, revealing details about the financial state of the company, current values, mission statements as well as various performance metrics.
Inspiring story of how 32 of Site5’s top support team were taken onboard after they were left out in the cold by EIG after their acquisition of Site5 in the second quarter of 2015.
CloudLinux will introduce Reseller resource limits to allow better resource allocation with Reseller Hosting plans. The ETA for launch is during the first quarter of 2016.
We have collated a full list of EIG’s web hosting brands. You will be surprised just how many web hosting companies they own.
DigitalOcean has recently launched doctl, a new Command Line Interface (CLI) for managing Droplets.
GoDaddy has been ranked 95th in Fortune’s annual “100 Best Companies to Work For®” survey, published earlier this month.
According to EIG’s 4th Quarter and Full Year Earnings Results, it was disclosed that at some time during the 4th Quarter 2015 EIG purchased IX Web Hosting.
Shopify has partnered with Let’s Encrypt to offer free, automated SSL certificates to its customers at no extra cost.
CPanel has announced the implementation of two-factor authentication with WHM version 54 on cPanel & WHM.
GoDaddy has recently launched a new service offering affordable Logo Designs for small businesses under its Professional Web Services banner.
We discovered today, that two years after cancelling hosting services, our old website is still live and publicly accessible on the Kualo hosting platform.
Hostgator launches new Cloud Hosting product, focusing on a faster, more scalable platform with replication across 3 devices for redundancy.
We have an exclusive Interview with Peter Darazhanski, Owner of TMDHosting who talks about how he started, challenges, and the future.
Siteground has recently announced the addition of the free version of the drag and drop Weebly Website Builder to its line-up.
Siteground announced some significant improvements to their SuperCacher system, now that PHP 7 has reached General Availability.
Siteground has recently announced the launch of their fourth data center location in London, UK. Their Second European data center.
Siteground has recently announced that HTTP/2 is now available on all their shared and cloud hosting servers
With InMotion Hosting now recommended by us, we wanted to gain more of an insight into the company, so we asked them some questions.
Why Siteground offers great Hosting for Developers - site staging, git integration, Wordpress CLI & WordPress Joomla Tools + fast speeds with Varnish cache
There are widespread reports of Server Issues, Slow Support and Unhappy Customers after Server Migrations and job losses at Arvixe.
New WooCommerce Plan has been launched at Siteground with Premium Plugins including Akismet and Vaultpress Lite. Plus everything comes preinstalled!
PHP 7 + OpCache is now Available at SiteGround (albeit in Beta) for increased PHP Performance. Benchmark tests show it is significantly faster than PHP 5.6.
Site5 (along with Verio) has been purchased by EIG for a combined total of $36 million. Management at Site5 is expected to remain in place for 1-2 years.
Siteground have launched an update to it’s Nginx Supercacher for WordPress Users. It will now notify you whether your site is Dynamically Cached.
Siteground have recently announced a significant upgrade to its Supercacher technology, changing a core component from Varnish over to Nginx.
Namecheap CEO Richard Kirkendall does IAmA on Reddit - Find out more about Namecheap’s future plans as well as their stance towards Internet Freedoms.
SiteGround Launch New Autoscalable Cloud Hosting which you can set to upgrade on demand, and contains all their developer features and Supercacher.
A detailed commentary and transcript of the Google Webmaster Central Hangout 30 Dec 2014.
SiteGround Introduces New Support Chat Software to greatly improve the speed and effectiveness of their already great support team.
SiteGround’s specially built jHackGuard Plugin will protect your Joomla install from hacks and vulnerabilities.
Find out how the SiteGround Datacenter migration went, and how their meticulous planning ensured minimal downtime.
EIG Buys Arvixe - One of our Top Rated Hosts. Find out all the details and whether this is a good thing.
SiteGround have recently launched a new set of tools to assist in the management of WordPress and Joomla installs
Check out the SiteGround Staging Tool Hangout where you get a detailed insight into the WordPress Site staging tool
We have an interestingInterview with Ben Gabler GoDaddy Senior Product Manager giving great insights to company, and what they have coming up.
GoDaddy cPanel hosting has arrived. Find out our initial thoughts and how this could well be a big game changer for GoDaddy.