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Latest news and updates from jHost.

Friday the 13th: 8 Bad Things That Won’t Happen at jHost

Posted (1 month ago).

Today is Friday the 13th and we thought we’d run down the list of 8 scary things that won’t happen to jHost customers. 

Do I need HIPAA Compliance?

Posted (3 months ago).

If you’re at all involved in the health industry, the short answer is probably yes. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) states that any company that deals with protected health information (PHI, if you’d like another acronym to memorize) has to adhere to the required physical, network, and process security measures. Covered entities,

A Few Free CDNs to Increase Loading Speed

Posted (4 months ago).

You’ve heard about us talking about how Content Delivery Networks (or CDNs) increase page loading speed, but did you know there are a handful of free ones out there that host some of the more popular libraries like Twitter Bootstrap, jQuery and Font Awesome?  Well, there are. 

5 Reasons Visitors Leave Your Website

Posted (4 months ago).

We live in an era of “skimming” and in a time where information is far from scarce, keeping the visitors enticed enough to stay on a website for more than a few seconds is hard. It can be a struggle to convince visitors that their time on your site will be worthwhile.

Web Hosting, Things to Watch Out For

Posted (5 months ago).

A good web hosting is important to any website. It’s the foundation of your website, your Brand and your business. Any server downtime could potentially hurt and ruin everything you’ve developed over years. If you are serious about your website, you need to make sure it’s in good hands. There are SO many web hosting

SQL Databases Explained

Posted (5 months ago).

SQL (Structured Query Language) is the standard language for communicating between or within databases. And as far as computers are concerned, databases are simply collections of data. MySQL (usually pronounced “My Sequel”) is one of many programs designed to store and retrieve data within the database as efficiently as possible. It’s also the most popular,