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Introducing the DreamHost Malware Remover

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:02:52 +0000

DreamHost offers several ways to help you keep your website safe (Web Application Firewalls, grsecurity kernels, Let’s Encrypt Certificates, and more), and today we’re continuing that trend by offering our Malware Remover to you. The Malware Remover is another piece in a layered defense that helps to keep your website protected. The Malware Remover is actually software we originally wrote […]

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How DreamHost Builds Its Cloud: Selecting Microprocessors

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:20:24 +0000

This is post No. 2 in a series of posts about how DreamHost builds its Cloud products. Written by Luke Odom straight from data center operations.  In this post, we are going to be looking at what processor we are using in the new DreamCompute cluster, and how we picked it! A processor is one […]

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How to Hold a Stand-Up Meeting… With Yourself

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 19:00:00 +0000

Get up, stand up. Stand up for yourself. Better yet, stand up to yourself. (Okay, I’m done.) Let’s talk about stand-up meetings. Perhaps you’ve worked at a company before that holds a weekly one, and you’ve seen firsthand how useful they can be. But say you’re freelance now, and the only time you stand up […]

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DreamHost Domain Privacy Update

Sun, 18 Sep 2016 17:00:51 +0000

For over a decade we’ve provided private domain registration as an option when you register certain types of top level domains with DreamHost. It’s 2016 now and the Internet is full of more sketchy weirdos than ever! Having an open registration system where anyone can see your home address seems like a colossally bad idea. […]

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Level Up Your Coding Workflow by Gamifying It

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 05:30:00 +0000

This is a guest post by Carlos Herbert Hernandez.  A while back, I was ripping through Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, the latest installment of Hideo Kojima’s legacy of masterpieces. (Check out the breathtaking trailer here if you haven’t heard of it.) At the time, I was a content manager for a literary content-based startup […]

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How DreamHost Builds Its Cloud

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 19:06:18 +0000

This is the first in a series of posts about how DreamHost builds its Cloud products. Written by Luke Odom straight from the data center operations. Clouds are amazing. Not the big floating buckets of water, but cloud computing—users don’t have to worry about the underlying hardware infrastructure. With a traditional hardware install, if you […]

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How to Declutter Your Plug-Ins, the Marie Kondo Way

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 05:30:42 +0000

This is a guest post by Carlos Herbert Hernandez. Surely by now you’ve heard of Marie Kondo: the world-class expert on tidying whose NYT best-selling book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, has sent us all into a flurry of reorganization. At the heart of Kondo’s book and successful consulting career lies a fundamental question that […]

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What it’s Like to Be a Black Woman in Tech: A Q&A with Kaya Thomas

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:30:00 +0000

In July, Kaya Thomas, a rising senior at Dartmouth, took on one of Silicon Valley’s largest and most influential tech companies: Facebook. Thomas wrote a response to a Wall Street Journal article that shed light on the company’s diversity problem (only two percent of Facebook’s work force is black and just two percent is Latino, […]

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Using Let’s Encrypt with DreamPress

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:00:21 +0000

Pre-installed on All New DreamPress Installs There is a lot more interest in encrypting web traffic these days. In the past, web encryption was primarily used only in ecommerce, to protect shoppers’ personal card information, and logging into web applications. No longer. There are now a number of additional benefits to using web encryption on your domain. Encrypting […]

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Using Images and Video with Your WordPress Blog

Sun, 21 Aug 2016 18:00:30 +0000

Blog posts and pages with good images and videos will generally have better search engine results than those without. They are a great item to add to any post or page. Finding good images or videos, however, for your blog posts and pages that do not have copyright issues can be a challenge. Sure you […]

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