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How to Choose the Right Domain Name for Your Website

Your domain name is your address on the internet. It is your brand, your identity. In other words, it is one of the most important elements of your online strategy. Therefore, don’t neglect it.

Choosing the Right Domain Name

To choose the best domain name, make sure you choose one that’s easy to remember. One that is too long or too complex won’t help your future clients or the visitors of your website to find you again easily, and [...]

Published on at by Funio Team in: Domains

How to Learn to Code Easily and for Free

In 2016, knowing how to code is a must. More than coding in of itself, it is crucial to understand the basics. This will help you understand what is behind your website, and what your team of developers – or the developers you’re working with – are doing.

More importantly, knowing how to code means being able to react swiftly and make quick fixes and changes on your website without having to resort to someone qualified every time.

You don’t [...]

Published on at by Funio Team in: Web Hosting, website, WordPress

Startups, new companies: Funio wants to help you grow!

You just launched your business? In addition to the complex red tape, the adrenaline-fueled first days as an entrepreneur for your project, company or startup are also an endless “to-do list.” On this list, hundreds of little things supposed to help make your project more visible and known.

These little things are your branded email addresses and your website, for instance. And it’s so much more than details, those are key elements. But it is easily understandable why they’re not [...]

Published on at by Funio Team in: SSL, Web Hosting

New features and notifications for the Funio app!

After weeks of development, we are happy to announce that version 2.0 version of the Funio app is available. In this new version, you will find many new features and a major improvement: notifications!

Notifications that will make your life easier

Here at Funio, our mission is to make web hosting easier and more accessible. The Funio app is part of our answer, as it helps you manage your domain names and hosting plans with only one interface, [...]

Published on at by Funio Team in: App

“Fully-managed VPS”, what does it mean?

VPS. Sometimes, these three letters can look scary.

For most, a virtual private server is an empty shell, just like a dedicated server. Therefore, you would be in charge of the install the operating system and of managing and “building” the server from a simple root access. It is something complex and reserved for those with a lot of experience and technical knowledge of how server works.

This solution might be perfect for developers and proven SysAdmins. For others, though, [...]

Published on at by Funio Team in: VPS

Press Release: Funio Launches The Most Powerful Fully-Managed VPS On The Web Hosting Market

As part of a strategic move to provide even better hosting solutions, Funio launches new fully-managed VPS, designed for startups, SMBs and agencies.

MONTREAL, March 21, 2016 /CNW/ — Funio, part of Internap Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), has just expanded the range of its services offered to provide tailored turnkey web hosting solutions for small and medium businesses, as well as startups and agencies.

Since its launch in 1999, Funio aims to provide web hosting solutions that perfectly [...]

Published on at by Funio Team in: VPS

Secure your website for free with Let’s Encrypt SSL Certificate

Big news! We are really proud to offer free Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates offer on all our hosting plans!

What is Let’s Encrypt?

Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated and open certificate authority service provided by the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG). Its mission is to help secure websites with free SSL certificates. It is a free, automatic, secure, transparent, open and cooperative service.


How does it work?

Let’s Encrypt, as its name implies, encrypts connections [...]

Published on at by Funio Team in: SSL, Web Hosting

Don’t forget to update Joomla! 

In a couple of weeks, Joomla will launch its new version, 3.5. However, a lot of people are still using Joonla 1.5. This version of the CMS has been deprecated in September 2012.

It is crucial to keep your CMS up to date to protect your content, your code and your website. A version that’s not up to date is filled with security cracks and is vulnerable, just like Joomla 1.5.

There is also a conflict between Joomla 1.5 and [...]

Published on at by Funio Team in: Web Hosting

Press Release: Funio Launches First WordPress Hosting Service Using Container Technology, Powered by Kubernetes and Docker 

MONTREAL – February 16, 2016 – Funio, part of Internap Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), a provider of powerful, safe and managed hosting solutions, today announced the availability of its Managed WordPress Hosting solution, a new generation of web hosting services based on container technology.

This innovative WordPress Hosting solution, hosted on Internap’s high-performance AgileCLOUD and powered by Kubernetes and Docker, is a first in the industry. The service aims to offer end users the most powerful, safe and reliable Managed WordPress Hosting solution [...]

Published on at by Funio Team in: Funio, WordPress

HTTP/2 is here to make the web faster!

Since 1999, the web has changed tremendously. It might seem paradoxical then that the latest version of HTTP, the hypertext transfer protocol at the basis of data communication for internet dates back to… 1999.

It took 17 years for HTTP/2 to see the light. Good news, this new protocol starts a new chapter for the web, with better performances and security.

HTTP/2 is based on the original HTTP – methods, status codes and semantics haven’t changed – but improves tremendously the performances for [...]

Published on at by Funio Team in: Funio, Web Hosting

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