WordPress Upgrade 4.7.1

A security release for all previous versions WordPress is now available, which the company strongly recommends all users upgrade to immediately. WordPress 4.7.1. is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your website(s) immediately.

New ICANN Domain Transfer Policy

ICANN’s New Transfer Policy came into effect on December 1, 2016 setting out new rules regarding changing or updating a domain name’s registrant contact information. What is the New Transfer Policy? The Transfer Policy, formerly known as “Inter-Registrar Transfer Policy” or IRTP, sets out how domain transfers should be handled. Up until now, this policy […]

System Administrator Appreciation Day 2016

Happy SysAdmin Day to all System Administrators wherever you are! Today is the Seventeenth Annual System Administrators Appreciation Day. Who are SysAdmins and what do they do? System Administrators work behind the scenes performing a wide variety of tasks keeping computers and computer networks up and running. Software installation and upgrades, hardware maintenance, troubleshooting and […]

HTTPOXY Vulnerability Patched

The HTTPOXY Vulnerability has been patched on all Alpine Hosting Plans. CloudFlare instituted a fix on July 18, 2016. See their blog post here. If you are not using CloudFlare learn more here: https://www.alpineweb.com/domain-names/cloudflare/ If you are managing your own VPS or Dedicated Server running cPanel/WHM you can run the latest version of EasyApache v3.34.2 […]

SEO Advantages of Using SSL

There are SEO advantages of adding a Digital Certificate to your domain – using SSL on your website – HTTPS instead of HTTP (the lock icon in your browser) In addition to the security offered by HTTPS there are additional SEO benefits for webmasters to take advantage of. More Referrer Data Whenever traffic passes from […]

SEO Basics

Some very basic things to consider when you market your website that will have an organic impact in the search engines. Create quality/relative/specific content – Content is King and Queen – it is the most important component of your website. Target relevant search phrases – Keywords and their meaning remain the primary input search engines […]