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It’s WordCamp Atlanta 2014!

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 in Events | 0 comments

It’s WordCamp Atlanta 2014!

We are very excited to sponsor WordCamp Atlanta for the 3rd year in a row! WordCamp is a great event and attracts WordPress enthusiasts with very diverse backgrounds. This year we’ll have over 450 500 attendees over 2 days at the amazing Loudermilk Conference Center in downtown Atlanta.       Attendees will be from all over the US and the world. It will be 2 days of networking, learning and sharing. If you are lucky you can still get a ticket here: WordCamp Tickets or follow the Twitter hashtag #WCATL. Our owner,...

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How to order a ClickHOST hosting account

Posted by on Feb 18, 2014 in How to | 0 comments

It may seem obvious to geeks, but the typical business owner may need to see for themselves exactly how you sign up for your web hosting account at ClickHOST. Yes it’s easy, but Stefan makes it even easier by showing you exactly what screens to click on throughout the process. In this step-by-step video Stefan will show you exactly how to order a hosting account from ClickHOST. The video includes information on ordering a domain name and and updating your domain settings. Take it away Stefan…     Hello Everyone! Stefan...

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8 Reasons Hosting Matters More in 2014…

Posted by on Jan 21, 2014 in Tips & Tricks | 0 comments

8 Reasons Hosting Matters More in 2014…

Now where did I host that site? You may have signed up for hosting on the fly when you purchased your domain. Or forgotten exactly who you hosted with. Or like most people your thoughts and fantasies during the day don’t usually encompass your hosting company. Are you host aware?  Some business owners and bloggers go through their digital lives without paying respects to the unseen force behind their precious online assets. Like electrical power, the temptation is to take it for granted. But with hosting, the lights may not always come...

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Atlanta Braves and WordPress – what a combination!

Posted by on Nov 25, 2013 in Company News | 1 comment

Atlanta Braves and WordPress – what a combination!

The Atlanta Braves recently announced that they will be moving from Turner Stadium in downtown Atlanta to Cobb County just north of Atlanta. This is a very big deal for Cobb County residents! If you are a Cobb resident and you haven’t emailed your support to your commissioner yet, then you should do it today. You can do it here: cobbhomeofthebraves.com So, you may ask, what does WordPress have to do with the Atlanta Braves? Well, last Monday (11/18), around 6:30pm John Loud of Loud Security called me and said that they will be mentioning...

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Use BackupBuddy to Move Your WordPress Site

Posted by on Oct 28, 2013 in How to | 1 comment

Moving (Migrating) an Entire Site to Another Directory or Server BackupBuddy makes moving an entire WordPress site to another server easy. We are going to move this demo site from one web host account (server) to our ClickHOST hosting account (server). Let’s work through the steps together. First, we prepare our mise en place the same way a professional chef organizes and arranges all the ingredients required for the menu they will prepare during dinner service. You need the login details for your ClickHOST server account to upload...

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Why Web Designers Love a Great Web Host

Posted by on Sep 24, 2013 in Testimonials, Tips & Tricks | 1 comment

Why Web Designers Love a Great Web Host

Have you ever wondered how people seem to know their web host is the best even though they aren’t experts in the subject? Their web designer told them. But how do designers think about web hosting? What criteria do they look at when evaluating a service to host their client work on? You can bet your web designer has done some serious behind-the-scenes research on their customers’ before settling on a service they trust for their clients.  Let’s look at some of these factors and then hear directly from designers who host with...

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How ClickHOST uses SpamExperts to Liberate Users from Spam

Posted by on Sep 9, 2013 in Security | 8 comments

How ClickHOST uses SpamExperts to Liberate Users from Spam

I have owned my own domain and used the same email address since the late 1990′s. Back then, I wasn’t very savvy about hiding my address from email harvesters. Believe me, I get a TON of spam. I’ve also hosted my domain using shared cPanel hosting for nearly 10 years. I’ve researched and tried various popular anti spam solutions over the years. Spam Assassin, BoxTrapper and Postini/Google Apps are a few that didn’t live up to my hopes. I can’t tell you how skeptical I was when Carel Bekker of ClickHOST...

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Make Your Website Reach Your Customers

Posted by on Jul 18, 2013 in Testimonials | 6 comments

Make Your Website Reach Your Customers

Have you noticed that the right social media and mobile website innovation on your website will attract the right customers to your business?   Ryan Blythe, owner of Georgia Trade School, www.georgiatradeschool.com just recently shared how ClickHOST helped him reach and draw more students to his welding school. Ryan’s recent wins with the school website have led him to become a proponent of customer acquisition through social and mobile channels.   Social Media To start, guess where Ryan’s target audience is spending a...

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Grow your Small Business on the Web

Posted by on Jun 20, 2013 in Testimonials | 0 comments

Grow your Small Business on the Web

Small Businesses like Good Therapy, LLC trust ClickHOST to help them grow their business on the web using WordPress.  Mike McMillen, owner of www.goodtherapyproducts.com, recently shared, “I’ve always depended on word of mouth and my continued relationships with my current customers. I did realize, however, that I am losing ground with growing my company without a proper website.” Mike’s site is designed using WordPress, the free web software that builds wonderful blogs, but did you know you can also make professional websites...

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Enabling CloudFlare for Security and Speed

Posted by on Jun 17, 2013 in How to | 0 comments

Enabling CloudFlare for Security and Speed

ClickHOST is now a CloudFlare Certified Partner and offers the basic free CloudFlare service to all customers! The CloudFlare content delivery network takes advantage of recent changes to hardware, server technology and network routing to deliver an easy-to-set-up,  affordable and high-performance CDN that reduces hops and lowers latency for visitors to your website.  CloudFlare’s popularity is undisputed as they claim over 25% of the Internet’s population regularly passes through their network. CloudFlare essentially does two things...

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