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Making your account more secure

TIPS & TRICKS   LAUREN ANDERSON   2 COMMENTS

We take account security seriously. To protect your account, we strongly recommend that you follow the steps below and check your account regularly, especially if you notice changes to your account that you didn’t make....



4 ways to get your local business found online

TIPS & TRICKS   LAUREN ANDERSON   0 COMMENTS

Getting new customers in the door used to be done easily with a big sign on a busy physical location. The principle of visibility still applies today, but the busy physical location has now become smaller signs in multiple digital locations. More ...



Chrome shows 'Not Secure' warning for non-HTTPS pages

TECH NEWS   DEREK MANNING   0 COMMENTS

Chrome announced their quest to improve how they communicate the connection security of HTTP pages back in January. Beginning in October 2017, Chrome will show the “Not secure” warning in two additional situations: when users enter data on an HTTP page, and...



DNS Failover: server monitoring and disaster recovery

DNS   LAUREN ANDERSON   2 COMMENTS

Server monitoring and DNS failover is a must-have for any individual and organization that interacts with customers via a website. Having a server go down is bad, not knowing about it and not having a reliable disaster recovery plan is even worse....



It is time to enable two factor authentication

TIPS & TRICKS   LAUREN ANDERSON   6 COMMENTS

If you’re not worried about the security of your accounts, you’re ignoring a serious threat that’s confirmed by a neverending deluge of security breaches. Two-factor authentication is far more secure than passwords – many high-profile hacks, such as those against the Y...



Protect your website against DDos attack

TIPS & TRICKS   LAUREN ANDERSON   0 COMMENTS

The cyber-attack that brought down much of America’s internet back in October was caused by a DDos attack on one of the major DNS service provider, bringing down websites including Twitter, the Guardian, Netflix, Reddit, CNN and many others in Europe and the US. <...



Domain Whois privacy: protect your personal information from advertisers

DOMAINS   DEREK MANNING   1 COMMENTS

Do you get a lot of spam calls on your phone? or unsolicited emails offering to build a new website for your domain name? How about SEO offers that promise to boost your Google rankings? You may wonder how those people get to know your phone number and email address...



DNS dictionary: terms you should know

DNS   DEREK MANNING   1 COMMENTS

You’ve probably come across a lot of strange words and acronyms while setting up your domain name. Here are some of the most common ones that you should be aware of so you can sound smart with your friends. ...



What is DNS propagation and how long does it take?

DNS   DEREK MANNING   0 COMMENTS

Our support team gets asked a lot this question:

"I would like to use your service to manage my DNS. I have pointed the nameservers to you (all 5) and I populated my DNS records about 48 hours ago and some appear to have propagated successfully while others only partially...



6 useful DNS tools for network troubleshooting

DNS   DEREK MANNING   3 COMMENTS

When troubleshooting problems using our dynamic DNS service to host a website at home, connect to your work computer remotely or other online services, it can be very useful to have access to online tools that can help you narrow down the problems. Luckily, we provide these ...



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