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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, ...
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Getting Started with Shared Hosting

Shared hosting: Linux or Windows? One of the most frequent topics that any web hosting encounters are questions related to getting started.  Things like what resources do I require? Will my website be growing soon? What kind of support is there from the web host? Working with a host like Canadian Web Hosting will go a long ways in helping you get your business or website online, but before that there are some basic questions that need to be answered before you take the next step. The first question you should ask is what language will your website be coded in? If you require the site ...
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Canadian Web Hosting Holiday Promotion: 20% off Your Next VPS

The holiday season is upon us and while you're thinking about your holiday shopping, we're here to add to your holiday spirit by sharing a great deal with you. Canadian Web Hosting is proud to announce that for a very limited time, every new Virtual Private Server (VPS) comes with an exclusive 20% discount and delivers the best of the cloud at a small business price. You get immediate access to enterprise-grade virtual environments that support any small or large web hosting requirement that you have. You can create Windows or Linux servers, utilize Rapid Deployment services, meet stringent co...
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Windows Hosting vs. Linux Hosting

One of the most confusing decisions for someone new to web hosting is to decide which platform their server should be on.  For the purposes of this article, we are going to focus on the main two - Linux and Windows. As a starter, both Windows and Linux have passionate followers who will tell you that their product is unparalleled and much better than the competition. Both types of hosting have their positives and negatives, and from an end-user standpoint, you should always be focused on what your site or server requirements are rather than your “predetermined” choice for a platform.  More ...
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