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How to Keep Your Website Running Through High Traffic Holidays

November 23rd, 2018

How to Keep Your Website Running Through High Traffic Holidays Here we discuss how to keep your site from crashing during high traffic spikes, like Black Friday shopping. Click here to learn how to prepare your servers.

Last holiday season, e-commerce sales saw a 16.4% increase from the previous year. Online shopping has become the preferred method of gift-buying around the globe. In order to take advantage of this holiday season, online retails must be prepared to handle immense traffic.

If your website isn't backed up with reliable servers and scalability, you could be leaving money on the table. If you need to know how to get your website ready for high traffic spikes this year, this guide will help get you in the right direction.

We've gathered all the top dos and don'ts when it comes to running holiday sales and participating in the holiday rush. Make sure your website is ready to perform this holiday season by following these tips.

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Is Your Website Secure Enough for a Google SSL Certificate?

December 5th, 2018

Google has made SSL security certificates mandatory. Is your site secure enough? Click here to learn how to get a Google SSL cert and keep your site up to date.

Keyword(s): ssl certificate

An SSL certificate gives you the "HTTPS" in front of your domain address (rather than just "HTTP"). This stands for "Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure." For reference, only 71 of the 100 most popular websites had enabled HTTPS in 2017. But that was up from 37 in 2016.

If you don't have an SSL certificate, your website may not be secure. More importantly, there's no reason for anyone else to think it is.

Do you think your website is secure enough for an SSL certificate? If not, learn more below and discover how you can secure your website.

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