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We’re phasing out cPanel

To our clients: The other day, cPanel, the company behind the control panel we use for our shared hosting services, has announced that in 2021, they will be increasing pricing. Again. I previously made the announcement back in June of last year that cPanel was changing the structure of how their licenses worked and how...

How SSL showed up everywhere

SSL certificates have gained a lot of importance over the last few years. 15 years ago, you really only saw SSL in a few places: when you registered on a website, when you logged into your account, and when you purchased items online. SSL wasn't widely available as it could be expensive. You needed...

Why am I getting all these sales calls?

Dear NodeSpace, I just purchased a domain the other day and within the last 72 hours, I've received SIX calls trying to sell me SEO and website design services!! Did my domain registrar sell my information? Sincerely, Frustrated Dot Com Dear "Frustrated", We hear you! These spam calls, texts, and emails are absolutely ridiculous and it's a real problem....

Getting the right domain with ease

Domain names can be a challenge for anyone who owns a website. Back when the internet was new and relatively small, getting the perfect domain was easy. American Airlines registered the two letter aa.com. Clothing retailer American Eagle snagged ae.com. Retail store General Dollar owns gd.com. General Electric, of course, owns ge.com. But what...

SSL is no longer optional

Having an SSL these days is no longer optional: it's mandatory. Both Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox have began warning website visitors if they are going to enter passwords or credit card numbers on pages that aren't secure. This comes as a measure to help prevent an uptick in recent security breaches, trying to...

Let’s Encrypt announces wildcard certificates

The free certificate authority Let's Encrypt has announced that in January 2018 they will be adding support for wildcard certificates. Let’s Encrypt will begin issuing wildcard certificates in January of 2018. Wildcard certificates are a commonly requested feature and we understand that there are some use cases where they make HTTPS deployment easier. Our hope...