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Finding the Perfect Domain Name [Infographic]

Finding a domain can be stressful, we’ve created this flowchart to guide you through the process.   About Kyle StubbsKyle Stubbs is a social media specialist and content marketer. Out of the office he enjoys following foreign affairs and researching his family tree. Tweet him at @Kyle_Stubbs or connect on LinkedIn or Google+.Web | Twitter […]
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May the 4th be with You [Star Wars Infographic]

Happy Star Wars Day! To celebrate, a group of our employees has carefully watched the original trilogy and calculated the often mocked accuracy of Stormtroopers. Why do you think Stormtroopers are such terrible shots? Embed Code About Kyle StubbsKyle Stubbs is a social media specialist and content marketer. Out of the office he enjoys following […]
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Securing Your Site Against Spammers

Have you noticed your site getting bogged down or notice your hitting resource limits and not sure why? While there could be many causes, our support teams do occasionally find that a site has been compromised by spammers. Often, hackers will infect your site and use your server to send spam. Preventing your server from […]
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Which CMS Should I Use? [Infographic]

More and more websites are being built using content management systems (CMS), but which one is right for you? We’ve put together this infographic to give you an overview of the big 3; WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal. Embed Code About Kyle StubbsKyle Stubbs is a social media specialist and content marketer. Out of the office […]
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Why Backups Are Important [Infographic]

We all know we should backup our personal computer files, especially pictures, but what about backing-up your website? Embed Code About Kyle StubbsKyle Stubbs is a social media specialist and content marketer. Out of the office he enjoys following foreign affairs and researching his family tree. Tweet him at @Kyle_Stubbs or connect on LinkedIn or […]
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Study Reveals Bing Delivers Five Times More Malware Sites Than Google

A study by the AV-TEST Institute, a German antivirus security firm, revealed that despite the best efforts of search engine operators such as Google and Bing to prevent delivering malware sites, some infected websites are still able to avoid these search bots. The AV-TEST study showed that Bing supposedly returns five times more malware sites […]
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How To Deal With HeartBleed

Over the past 48 hours, the HeartBleed bug has lived up to its name and made hearts across America beat faster. The reason? HeartBleed is the name for a vulnerability that’s been found on certain versions of OpenSSL – a software that’s used by web servers world wide. Generally speaking, the software is used by […]
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March Madness: Bracket Secrets from the WestHost Team

We already described the unique bracket filling website coded up by one of our programming geniuses. Today we thought we’d speak with several employees to learn their methods for bracket greatness. We start with Cameron, the developer behind the bracket predictor. Here is what he says about his program and its success: “My program basically […]
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Does Your WordPress Need a Tune-up?

If you have ever owned a car, you know that regular maintenance is required to keep things running smoothly. Much like your vehicle, your WordPress site also requires tweaking and adjustments to remain in top shape. Keep Applications and Content Up to Date Like taking your car in for an oil change, you need to […]
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The Internet is Changing Big in 2014 [Infographic]

Have you ever come up with the perfect URL only to find that .COM is taken? 2014 is bringing the release of over 700 new domain extensions. With these new domains, anyone can find the right URL for their online brand. The internet is about to change forever and here is why | Create Infographics […]
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