August
15
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August Service Spotlight: Free Domain With Shared & Business Hosting

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This month we’ve actually released several exciting new products and services, which we’ll be writing about soon. Today though, we’re going to focus on something that’s been in the works for a while. Something that gives an extra little something special to new Shared and Business hosting clients… When you sign up for any of...
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June
30
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Secure Your Site With HTTPS Now Before Google Chrome Users Get NOT SECURE Warnings

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Is your site secure? This weekend, Google Chrome users are likely going to see a glaring NOT SECURE notice when visiting any site that hasn’t implemented HTTPS. So if you haven’t made the move to HTTPS, this could lead to many problems, since Chrome is the most widely used browser. Thankfully though, if you’re a...
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June
15
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Hostwinds’ June Service Spotlight: New Load Balancer and ISO Library

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  It’s almost officially summer, but our team hasn’t let summer fun get in the way of developing more awesomeness for Hostwinds clients! This month we have two new exciting features to share with you… First is our new Load Balancer available for VPS and Cloud Hosting that can be setup within minutes to increase...
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May
25
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Hostwinds Now Accepts Alipay For Purchases From China

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Hostwinds is always looking for ways to better serve our clients and today we’re excited to announce something for all our clients in China… You now have Alipay as a payment option for any of our services!   What is Alipay? China leads the world in the 3rd party mobile payments, with everything from fine...
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May
25
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Take A Peek Into Hostwinds’ 2018 Office Scavenger Hunt

On Thursday, Hostwinds’ Frontline Support Team had a little office fun with a scavenger hunt for National Scavenger Hunt Day and we thought we’d share it with you! The clues? Our Director of Billing, Gus, is a fun creative guy and came up with these fantastic clues for the team to search for…   Obscure?...
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May
22
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Easily Manage OpenStack Instances with Hostwinds’ Cloud Control Panel

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  If you don’t think that OpenStack is for you, you might want to reconsider. It easily adapts to the situation at hand, providing the power for everything you need without overdoing it. So you’re never paying for more than what you need, but you’re never short on what’s needed to get the job done....
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May
11
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Hostwinds’ May Service Spotlight: Making Email Deliverability Even Easier With New rDNS Features

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  May’s spotlight is here! Our monthly service spotlight blog posts are part of a series to help keep you up to date with new happenings at Hostwinds. If you missed last month’s, which detailed recent additions to domain management, you can find it here. This month, we’re introducing you to new features that make...
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May
02
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Reduce HTTP/S Requests On WordPress For A Performance Boost

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  There are many ways you can speed up your WordPress site. Deleting plugins, optimizing images and using a cache are all commonly suggested. But you might not have heard of HTTP requests (Or HTTPS if you’re using HTTPS encryption). And left unchecked, they can easily cause your site to start acting sluggish. Don’t let...
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April
25
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How To Fix And Prevent WordPress Spam Posts, Links & Redirects

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  Is your WordPress site suddenly advertising links to shady looking sites? Does your site display spammy, shady content that you didn’t publish? Is it redirecting to a totally different website? Or maybe you’ve noticed any of the following: You suddenly can’t log into admin Google says your site isn’t secure Your traffic suddenly drops...
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April
06
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Hostwinds’ April Service Spotlight: Manage Your Domains Easier with These New Domain Features

    On any given day, there’s a lot going on behind the scenes here at Hostwinds. Whether it’s upgrading hardware, testing new services we’re developing to make things easier for you or implementing new, unique features that have been requested… there’s always something.   And in the past, these things were usually rolled out...
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