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Here you’ll find all sorts of super useful information for making the most out of your web hosting experience
as well as countless tips and tricks for small business owners, freelancers, digital professionals and online entrepreneurs.

2 Mar

Social Media for Small Businesses – A Beginners Guide

Social media can be an intimidating place, especially if you’re a small business trying to get your voice heard. The good news is that most social media platforms, like Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, are quite easy to use and understand. All you have to do is get started. Why is publishing content on social media important? Most people aren’t constantly checking your store or website for updates and promotions, but people are constantly checking social media for the latest news. Studies have shown that the average person spends nearly 2 hours...

28 Feb

What To Do If You Think Your Website Was Hacked

If you find out that your website has been hacked it can send you into a panic. How did they breach your security? Why did they do it? What did they steal? What will your customers think? Despite all of the thoughts that might be rolling through your head, it is important to try and remain calm. Hacking actually occurs a lot more often than you might think. A Sophos Security Threat Report says that about 30,000 websites are hacked every day, which is why it is so crucial to have...

24 Feb

The Cloudflare Security Leak

At HostPapa, the security of our customers’ data is of the utmost importance. There was a recent Cloudflare memory leak reported to us today. Our security team is currently investigating the depth of the leak to ensure the safety of all HostPapa customers. The early results of this investigation have indicated that no HostPapa client accounts have been impacted as a result of the memory leak. Our team will continue their investigation and provide periodic updates when necessary. In addition, we have contacted Cloudflare to discuss the potential impact on our...

Launching a Magazine on WordPress - A Complete Guide
24 Feb

Launching a Magazine on WordPress – A Complete Guide

Launching a magazine or professional blog on WordPress may seem daunting at first, especially when looking at massive publications like The New Yorker, BBC America or TechCrunch. These giant websites can be a sobering reminder of the amount of coordination, money, and effort that’s involved in such an endeavor, but all of those websites proudly run on WordPress! What’s reassuring is that each of those online publications started from scratch. To make a name for yourself as an online publisher or generate revenue from online ads doesn’t mean you have...

The Best Places To Find Beautiful WordPress Themes
17 Feb

The Best Places To Find Beautiful WordPress Themes

The world of WordPress Themes can feel so vast that it seems impossible to locate the best places to find the really good ones. After all, the theme you choose will be the first impression your business makes on potential customers, so it’s important to make sure it’s not only user-friendly but also professional. If you’re still wondering whether or not you should be running your small business website on WordPress, check out this article we wrote just for you! The big question you have to ask yourself at this stage is,...

Meet Ryan - Content Marketing Assistant at HostPapa
13 Feb

Meet Ryan – Content Marketing Assistant at HostPapa

Welcome to our new Employee Showcase series. Every month, we’ll introduce you to some of the many hard workers that show up every day and make HostPapa happen. From sales, to marketing, to development to customer service to IT, these are the people who are responsible for the well-oiled machine that you trust with your web hosting. Ryan Juraschka - Content Writer and Marketing Assistant Ryan is like the baby brother we always wanted! He’s been working here at HostPapa for almost two years now (more than a year of which has...


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