Making your website readable

Before you even pick the colors for your website or design the layout of your home page, you should understand how people read on the web. Just as the Internet has drastically changed the way people shop and communicate, it has also altered how we read. Our brains respond differently when reading text on a […]

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The Evolution of WordPress (Infographic)

From its origins in 2003, WordPress has evolved from an open-source publishing platform to the most popular Content Management System on the web with over 70 million websites. The transformation has been nothing short of astonishing. WordPress has recommended Bluehost for web hosting since 2005. We’ve designed our servers to run WordPress like a dream. It has […]

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5 Checklists to Improve your Online Store

Ecommerce sales last year totaled more than $1.2 trillion. And according to retail forecasts by eMarketer, global internet retail sales are expected to reach close to $1.6 million this year. If you are looking to cash in on the ever-growing internet shopping industry, your e-commerce site must be completely up-to-date and relevant. This means responsive […]

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Why you need a website for your brick-and-mortar store

In the mid-1990s, smart, forward-thinking businesses were asking some valid questions about whether to explore this new world called “The Internet.” Since the World Wide Web as we know it was still in its infancy, business owners were wise to be a little cautious about committing resources to something unproven that also threatened to disrupt […]

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HTML AND CSS CHEAT SHEET (INFOGRAPHIC)

Designing your own website can take a lot of time and effort. At Bluehost we help to make that process easier. That’s why we offer WordPress and Weebly web-builders as part your hosting package. Even with these tools, it is important to know some basic coding when building your website. If you haven’t used HTML and CSS […]

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How to attract visitors to your site

Content remains king in 2015, but design is moving up the ladder when it comes to attracting visitors to your website and keeping them there. In fact, design is more important than ever before because we are becoming a culture of skimmers. We are interested in reading the highlights about a topic, but we rarely finish the […]

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The Internet Countdown

With only one week to go until the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) votes on new rules regarding the internet, now is the time to learn about net neutrality and join The Battle for the Net. Everyone from T.V. show hosts such as John Oliver to President Obama have shared their opinions on the topic of net neutrality, the concept […]

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How to Migrate Your WordPress Site to a New Domain

It’s easier today than ever before to build, maintain, and manage a website. Thanks to tools like WordPress, you no longer need to possess an understanding of programming language in order to create unique, well-developed websites for anything from a personal portfolio to a corporate website. Over the past few years, WordPress has grown in […]

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Code For America

Bluehost has long been an avid supporter of open source technology and programs.  At Bluehost we feel open source is a big part of what made us who we are today. We strive to work hand-in-hand with developers to leverage our resources and expertise toward helping their software thrive. And by participating in events such as OSCON we’re […]

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Everything You Need To Know About WordPress 4.0

For years, WordPress has been one of the top content management system (CMS) options for creating professional, clean, and highly-functional websites. The popular platform received a major upgrade in September that improves the user interface and overall writing experience, and adds many requested features and security fixes. Here’s what you need to know about what’s […]

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