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 Only those using outdated web […]

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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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Bluehost Update: The Heartbleed Bug and What You Need To Know

As you may have heard, an Internet-wide security threat emerged yesterday called the Heartbleed bug. Online security is a topic that we take very seriously.  Once we learned about this issue we began addressing it immediately and we’ve compiled this list of questions and answers to help you understand the Heartbleed bug, let you know […]

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Seven Powerful Call to Action Statements to Use on Your Website

What is a call to action?  According to Hubspot, “a call to action (usually abbreviated as CTA) is an image or line of text that prompts your visitors, leads, and customers to take action. It is, quite literally, a “call” to take an “action.” Calls to action should be an essential part of your online […]

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Fall Web Design Trends You Need To Know About

Autumn is upon us, and it might be time for you to take cue from the trees by shedding the old to make way for the new. This year has been a big one for web design with the rise of the mobile web, an emphasis on usability, and the increasing use of multimedia on […]

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Network Issues Resolved

Our network recently experienced intermittent outages that may have affected access to your website and account services. The Bluehost team and I are truly sorry for any inconvenience this caused you. We take the reliability of our hosting seriously and I felt you deserved an update. On August 2, 2013, during routine hardware maintenance which […]

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Data Center Update

Last night we experienced some issues in our data center that affected a portion of our clients. We wanted to take a moment to let you know what happened. At approximately 6:22 PM MST our primary Data Center experienced an electrical transient. An Automatic Transfer Switch on one of our legs of power failed, causing […]

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To our customers affected by Sandy

We’ve received many inquires from our customers as to whether our Bluehost headquarters has been affected by the storms caused by hurricane Sandy. Thankfully, our offices are located on the opposite coast and our servers and our staff are clear of the hurricane’s path. However, our customers in the Eastern United States are affected by […]

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