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Keep Your Site Relevant With Evergreen Content

Do you ever experience a nice traffic bump due to a new blog post, but that traffic quickly fizzles out? Wouldn't it be nice to get more of a permanent increase in traffic considering all the time you spend writing your content? If so, you should consider an evergreen content strategy. Evergreen content is always timely because it remains relevant and fresh for your readers. It does not become obsolete.

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Priority Support For Even Faster Answers

At A2 Hosting, we strive to offer the fastest, most reliable service possible. Another top goal of ours is to make sure we also offer fast and accurate answers to your questions. There are instances where you may want EVEN faster answers to your ticket questions. Our brand new Priority Support is the perfect service for you! Subscribe to Priority Support and your support ticket questions "jump to the front of the line" and get answered first.

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4 New Features In WordPress v4.4

Version 4.4 of WordPress has launched! It's nicknamed Clifford, not after the big red dog, but rather the jazz trumpeter Clifford Brown. Many of the changes you'll see in WordPress 4.4 are focused on making your site more responsive, allowing it to look attractive regardless of the device it is viewed on.

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Google Unveils Their Search Quality Rater Guidelines

Over the past 10 years, Google has used focus groups to help them review their search results and the quality of the pages that they rank highly. If a user in the program, called a Search Quality Rater, gives a site a low rating, that doesn't actually (immediately) impact current Google rankings. Rather Google sets their Search Quality Raters into action for running their experiments. For example, if Google decided to run a specific mobile site experiment, the Search Quality raters are used to both help Google run that experiment and to better understand the experiments they're running.

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So You’re Wondering If You’ve Outgrown Shared Hosting

We often get asked at meetups and conferences questions about when is it appropriate to upgrade from a Shared Hosting plan to a VPS or even a Dedicated Server. I usually respond more generically because there are a few factors you should weigh when deciding if it's time to upgrade your hosting account. Below is a breakdown of certain scenarios where you should definitely consider a VPS over your Shared Hosting account.

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Drupal 8 – What You Need To Know

With the upcoming release of Drupal 8 on November 19th, Drupal users have something extra to be grateful for this Thanksgiving. After all, it's been almost 5 years since the release of Drupal 7.0. While Drupal 7 included many improvements and new futures compared to its previous versions, the same can be said about Drupal 8. What are some of these improvements?

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Tell Your Friends About Us – Earn A $50 Credit!

As an A2 Hosting customer, did you know you can earn a $50 hosting credit for referring new customers to us? It's all a part of the A2 Hosting Refer-A-Friend program. Best of all, you don't even have to sign up for the program! Each A2 Hosting customer already has a Refer-A-Friend link found right in the Client Area of their My A2 Hosting account. That means whenever you have a friend, customer, family member, neighbor or colleague who needs hosting, you can just send them your Refer-A-Friend link and earn your $50 hosting credit!

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