DrupalCon Barcelona 2015

SiteGround DrupalCon Booth

And yet another DrupalCon went by. SiteGround team attended one of the biggest Drupal events for the year to meet some of the smartest people in the community in Barcelona this week.
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Killing SSL SHA-1 Certificates And Making The Web A Safer Place

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Recently PayPal has sent emails to many of its users informing them that SSL upgrades will be performed on their servers and SHA-1 certificates will be upgraded to SHA-256. Some people got confused what they should do when receiving these emails, as the mail that PayPal sent and the blog post they shared, giving more details to the users contain very technical information. Hence, we would like to explain to our customers how end users will be affected from the changes that PayPal makes and what they have to do. Read More

DreamBuilding With Care

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Our Customer Care department just had its biggest and longest team building event ever. We went to the sea side and spent 3 totally amazing days together. As always - we would like to share our experience with you. Read More

Affiliate Success Tips Part #3: An interview with Zac Johnson

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Our third interview from the Affiliate Interviews series features Zac Johnson - a veteran, highly experienced blogger and affiliate marketer. Zac runs a number of websites on blogging and making money online, as well as a podcast where he interviews some of the most successful entrepreneurs online. Zac’s success is mostly thanks to his great content strategy and persistent outreach and content promotion. Read his interview to learn more on how that helps him become such a successful affiliate.

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PHP 7 + OpCache Now Available On All Shared SiteGround Servers

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HHVM has significantly changed the way PHP sites are optimized for performance. Right now it is probably the fastest stable execution engine for PHP scripts. However, with PHP 7 on the horizon things may change and HHVM may face a serious competitor as according to some benchmarking tests and those disclosed by Zend, PHP 7 is much faster than HHVM.

Important: Even though it's stable, PHP 7.0 is still in beta and it's not recommended that you use it on live websites. In addition, it does not yet have Memcache support which means that if you want to use the SuperCacher and PHP7, you need to disable the Memcache option from the plugin backend before switching to PHP7.
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