We all thought “BAE” meant “Bacon and Eggs”, but here is what it really means!

When you have a 140-150-character limit for status updates on social media platforms, acronyms seem customary. Acronyms have evolved and now play a big role in everyday situations, such as in business meetings, marketing or sales reports, and in IT teams. SproutSocial, a leading media management platform, put together this comprehensive and fun list of acronyms where you will find Network-Specific acronyms, Business acronyms, The Technical Term acronyms, and Just for Fun acronyms.   About Canadian Web Hosting Since 1998, Canadian Web Hosting has been providing a 100% all Canadian s...

Google now let’s you change the way your URL displays in mobile results

Hello webmasters! You now have the option to customize the way your URL shows up on Google’s mobile results. Instead of this: www.google.com/about/company/history                   You can now customize your site to show up like this: Google> about > company > history                     You can use schema.org to obtain this structure data. Google also published some supporting documents: Site Name Schema – This a...

Google is rolling out mobile update on April 21st and it will affect your site

Are you ready for Google’s upcoming mobile search results algorithmic update? More than 50% of google searches are from mobile devices so it is expected to be a significant update that affects more sites than the previous two updates combined.       Here’s what we know: The update rolls out April 21st. The algorithm will be rolling out worldwide and in all available languages, meaning everyone on the internet will likely be affected. The algorithm runs in real time so that any previously non mobile-friendly sites that have updated to mobile-friendly will ...

Let’s Encrypt provides free security certificates for any domain

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Logo Source: Let's Encrypt Beginning this coming summer, a new certificate authority will allow any domain to obtain basic security certificates for free. Let’s Encrypt is sponsored by Mozilla Corporation, Cisco Systems, Akamai Technologies, Electronic Frontier Foundation, and IdenTrust Inc. Let’s Encrypt is built on the idea of cooperation and openness. It is a simple one-click process developed with the help of researchers from the University of Michigan and through the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG) to deliver an open Internet security infrastructure in 2015. With so much ...

Time to go secure

Have you been working on your SEO and hoping to get your website to the top of the search engine? Google is pushing for HTTPS On August 6th, 2014, Google tested out using HTTPS as a Ranking Signal. They reported that their test showed positive results when they used encrypted connections as a signal in their ranking algorithm. HTTPS has since become a permanent search ranking signal on Google. Google stated that the HTTPS is a very lightweight signal that only affects less than 1% of global queries and there has been no reports of ranking changes. So if two sites were the exact same, ...