SSL 3.0 Poodle Vulnerability

Today, Google posted a blog in which they reported discovery of a security vulnerability with SSL version 3.0. Our engineers were apprised of this before the announcement was publicized and we’ve since disabled access to SSL 3.0 for our core infrastructure. Fortunately, most users won’t experience any impact from this change. Only those using outdated web […]

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Bluehost Update: What You Need to Know About the Shellshock Bug

As you may have heard, a security threat emerged this week that is now being called the Shellshock exploit. The security of our systems and servers is something that we take very seriously. Once we learned about this issue we began addressing it immediately and at this time have completely secured our platform. What is the Shellshock bug? Shellshock […]

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Battle for the Net: The Fight for Net Neutrality

Bluehost believes in a free and neutral Internet for everyone. That’s why we’re joining the Battle for the Net in support of Internet freedom and against Internet slow down. Recent court rulings and a proposal from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) have called into question the future of net neutrality—something that could have seismic repercussions […]

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How To Beef Up Your Social Media Strategy in 5 Simple Steps

Your business is savvy. You have a Facebook page, a Twitter account, a Google+ page, even a Pinterest board, all well-stocked with relevant content, optimized for the particular platform upon which they appear. In this imaginary scenario, your social media efforts are making hay, but beating the competition means getting creative. With your loftiest goals […]

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15 Ways to Customize Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a user-friendly tool that provides you with insightful data that you can use to monitor the traffic on your website. With Google Analytics, you can keep track of who is visiting your site, when they visit, how long they stay and whether or not they return after leaving. Below are 15 ways […]

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Is Your eCommerce Site Socially Integrated?

Social networking has introduced, in its short reign, a new retail ecosystem. This ecosystem is built on conversation, back-and-forth relationships, and, unsurprisingly, social activity. E-commerce is no longer a one-way conversation, and your site must adapt to stay abreast of customer needs. Whether you sell shoes or serpentine belts, the time to integrate your site […]

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New Bluehost Domain Registration Interface

Like we’ve mentioned before, our Bluehost control panel is never stagnant. We’re always working to improve every aspect of it and make it better and easier to use for our customers. Our latest effort is the new domain registration interface. The new interface makes it easy to search for and register new domains, register domains […]

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Small Business E-Commerce Evolution: Infographic

To run a successful business in today’s market, there’s no question you need a website that allows your customers to buy your products and services online. There are several options for setting up an e-commerce store via your website. This infographic explains the evolution of e-commerce for small businesses and outlines important points for business […]

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