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Magento vs. Shopify: 2 Top E-Commerce Platforms Compared

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Figuring out the best platform to power your e-commerce store is an important decision. Whichever option you land on needs to include all of the features you need and be easy to work with. A couple of our favorites are Magento and Shopify – but even with just two choices, picking the right …

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Should You Get Creative With Your Domain Name?

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These days, you have a lot of options when it comes to registering a new domain name. There are dozens of Top-Level Domains (TLD) you can choose from for your URLs, and this enables people to pull off some creative combinations. The real question is whether it’s a good idea to use those …

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Meltdown & Spectre – A2 Hosting’s Response

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We have received a number of questions regarding our response to the potential vulnerabilities posed by the Meltdown and Spectre threats. Please rest assured that we are working with our vendors to ensure that your data remains safe and secure. What Is Meltdown & Spectre? Meltdown and Spectre are security …

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The Anatomy of a Stellar Domain Name

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A captivating and memorable URL is made up of several parts, even if it doesn’t look that way on the surface. Unless you understand what those elements are and how they work, you’ll have a hard time with domain management, which is an essential part of running your website. For …

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How to Set Up Your Own Self-Hosted Wiki

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The more information your website has, the harder it can be to navigate. Complex topics can span dozens of articles and pages, which can, in turn, confuse visitors and make it difficult for them to find what they need. Wikis are an excellent way to present visitors with a broad …

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4 Non-Blogging Niches WordPress Is Perfect For

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WordPress may have started out as a blogging platform, but nowadays it’s a lot more than that. In fact, this Content Management System (CMS) powers almost 30% of the entire web. If you think of WordPress as only for blogging, you’re missing out on a ton of its features. In …

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How to Find Quality Logo Designs on a Budget

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Logos are one of the most visible elements of many websites. When you first load a homepage, you’ll usually see a logo at the top. The same goes for social media accounts and even email campaigns – they almost always include a logo somewhere. To put it bluntly, if your …

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