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Matthew Rogers

SSL Certificates explained: DV vs OV vs EV

By | Web Design, Web Hosting

What are SSL Certificates? Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates are digital certificates that authenticate websites and encrypt information to protect and validate data. There are three basic types of SSL Certificates that, while possessing the same purpose of encryption and protection, vary in how they are verified by an issuing…

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DDoS: What is it & How Can I Protect My Site?

By | Web Hosting

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks can be damaging in several ways, from negatively impacting your online reputation to presenting troublesome financial repercussions. While there are several actions you can take to protect yourself from these attacks, becoming aware of the nature of the attacks is also an important part of protecting…

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What is SSL?

By | Web Hosting

SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer, it’s the standard technology for establishing a secure encrypted link between a browser and web server. The job of this link is to ensure all the data transferred between the web browsers and server remains integral and completely secure & private! SSL is used…

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What is Softaculous and How Does It Work?

By | Web Hosting

Softaculous is a program built to automate the installation of over 400 web applications. Typically, the process of installing web applications is pretty time-consuming and involves countless steps, like creating databases and setting up privileges. For hundreds of web applications, Softaculous uses predefined scripts to install its apps. Rather than…

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What is a CDN and Why Do I Need It?

By | Web Hosting

Quick Rundown: What is a CDN A Content Delivery Network (CDN) refers to an increasingly popular method of hosting that contrasts with traditional web hosting in that, instead of referring your web traffic to one server, a CDN is a network of multiple servers across the globe that redirects each…

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What Is WHOIS Privacy?

By | Web Hosting

WHOIS Privacy is a pretty awesome service that will keep your contact information for your domain private. This service replaces public information that you provided with an anonymous fake identity that will show up in the public WHOIS database. Most registrars offer this addon when you purchase a domain name…

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