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How to set up two-factor authentication for your GoHosting account

Posted on December 7th, 2022

Two-factor authentication (commonly called 2FA) is easy to set up and will make your account even more secure! There are multiple types of two-factor authentication you can set up with GoHosting. Below we’ll run through how to set up 2FA with each different method. From December 15 onwards, you will be prompted to setup 2FA…

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Everything you need to know about .au direct

Posted on August 22nd, 2022

Simpler Australian domain names than ever before have recently become available through .au direct! The shorter the domain, the easier it is for your customers to reach your website. What is .au direct? With the release of .au direct in March 2022, you no longer need to have extensions like .com before the .au in…

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Why do I need a website?

Posted on August 14th, 2018

Do I need a website? Why do I need one? How do I get one? So, you have a website or are looking to get one, but have you really asked yourself why you have or want a website? You know you need a website, well that’s what the consensus is, everyone’s business needs a…

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Understanding DNS

Posted on November 1st, 2017

What is DNS?   The Domain Name System (DNS) is one of the most important components of the internet. Without it, finding a website would be very difficult.    Every device that is connected to the internet (Web Servers, Mail Servers, Etc) needs to have a unique identifier so that when someone tries to view…

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Your WordPress website can load faster than you think. Find out how we improved the speed of SoldierOn.org.au.

Posted on October 16th, 2017

WordPress websites can load in a blink of an eye! Sadly most WordPress sites don’t get close to this. In this article we will talk about WordPress and how we can use the popular CMS to build a website without taking a performance hit. We will be using the examples in this article with our…

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Apache or Nginx?

Posted on October 4th, 2017

Introduction Apache and Nginx are the most popular open source web servers in the world. Between the two of them, they serve about 50% of the traffic on the internet. While both of them are capable of handling large workloads in a variety of different environments, sometimes it’s hard to tell which one is the…

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Editing the hosts file in Windows

Posted on October 3rd, 2017

What is the Hosts File? The Hosts File is a system file that is part of the standard process that Windows uses to work out what IP address a FQDN (Fully Qualified Domain Name) points to. Before performing a DNS lookup (See this article for more information about how DNS works), Windows will check to…

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