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5 Tips For A Well-Designed Website — As Told By A DreamHost Designer

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:21:18 +0000

By Lina Johansson What’s the first thing a visitor sees when they click onto your website? Even before they begin reading the content, they’ve already registered your site’s design. For everyone from small business owners to bloggers, good design is not just optional. It’s a requirement. As a designer for DreamHost, I know that design […]

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Talking Girl Develop It L.A. and Diversity with Co-founder Natalie MacLees

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 03:00:00 +0000

  If you’re a woman currently considering starting a tech career, you may be somewhat apprehensive, and with good reason. Over the years, stories of women’s struggles to overcome obstacles in a male-dominated industry have become more and more frequent. From harassment in the workplace to straight up being written out of programming history, themes of […]

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How to Optimize Your WordPress Website for Mobile

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:00:00 +0000

  By Lauren Orsini In late 2016 mobile website views surpassed desktop views for the first time ever. This major milestone should come as no surprise — it was merely the inevitable result of our culture’s growing smartphone addiction. Today’s internet user is no longer tethered to her desktop computer, and your website design shouldn’t be […]

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Spring Clean Your Website With This 13-Point Checklist

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:15:00 +0000

  By Sara Atwood The birds are chirping and the blossoms blooming, and you know what that means: it’s time to tackle your spring cleaning. Winter’s thaw is an annual reminder to clear out the clutter — and not just in your garage. Websites spawn their own digital dust bunnies and need an annual scrub […]

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Your Website Downtime Survival Guide

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:30:00 +0000

  By Lauren Orsini It’s every website owner’s worst nightmare: you merrily type your web address into a search bar, and . . . it’s not there. Your web host is down, and from your panicked perspective, your site looks like it’s gone forever. What in the world are you supposed to do? Downtime is […]

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A Fond Farewell to HostingCon

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:03:00 +0000

We’ll miss you, HostingCon. HostingCon Global recently announced that this April’s event would be the last one … ever. Saying goodbye is never easy, but we’ve got to admit: this stings. For the last six years, we’ve thrown HostingCon after-parties in Austin, Boston, and San Diego, where attendees used these DreamHost-branded pedicabs to get around. What a sight […]

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6 Reasons Why Your Small Business Needs a Website Now

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 19:15:00 +0000

By Ashley R. Cummings Expecting to lure in customers without having a digital presence is like moving to a deserted island and hoping all the neighbors pop over for a visit. If you don’t place your small business somewhere where people can easily find you — like the internet — they just aren’t going to. […]

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Domain Wars: The Top 5 Ugliest Domain Disputes

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 19:15:00 +0000

By Matthew Lebo As internet access expands—and more and more businesses flourish online—the availability for premium domains becomes significantly smaller. While the stress of finding the perfect domain for your business may have already taken 10 years off your life, we have good news: you’re not alone. Some of the world’s biggest companies are facing the […]

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How Google Analytics Can Solve Your Five Biggest Worries About Your Site

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:30:00 +0000

So you’ve added Google Analytics to your WordPress blog, as per our February instructions. Now what? It’s time to get comfortable with the service—because Google Analytics can help you figure out what type of content you should produce more of, what your audience sees when they land on your site, and where all those readers […]

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Six Things Women in Tech are Tired of Hearing

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 22:46:00 +0000

Once upon a time, the majority of tech workers were women. But starting in the 1980s, the fields of computing and engineering became male-dominated, and female workers turned into something of a rarity. Today, efforts to teach STEM education in school and all-girl coding camps are beginning to turn the tide, but women working in […]

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