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Looking for a Dream Job?

July 30th, 2008 . by Toni

Did you know that DreamHost is owned by its employees? Now you do. According to their website: “The benefits are crazy, the people are friendly, and you can wear WHATEVER YOU WANT…except cologne. Wearing cologne in the DreamHost office is grounds for a firing. Or at least a solid 8 hours of harassment.” If you […]

What Attention Span?

July 29th, 2008 . by Toni

Just finished reading an interesting article titled: “What the Heck Happened to Our Attention Spans?” by Josh Catone from Sitepoint. Although theories that media has effected the average mind’s attention are nothing new, this post did have some interesting thoughts on the subject. And offers suggestions on how webmasters might utilize this research. Is the […]

Protect Yourself with Free WHOIS Privacy

July 22nd, 2008 . by Toni

Most domain registrars charge $4/year or a similar fee for Whois privacy protection. It’s free at DreamHost, which makes them appealing to some users for domain registrations. Why would you want your WHOIS domain information kept private? – To avoid junk mail & spam. – To keep competitors from reverse engineering your SEO techniques – […]

Dreamhost Improves Integration With Google Apps

July 17th, 2008 . by Claire

Google Apps is a very useful suite of tools for anyone with a domain. Apps includes comprehensive email hosting for your domain, custom calendars, start pages and more. Now Dreamhost has improved its integration with Google Apps to make setup easier. Setting Up Google Apps on Dreamhost Dreamhost has made the Google Apps setup process […]

Dreamhost Web Panel vs cPanel: Key Differences

July 14th, 2008 . by Claire

For most hosting customers, the type of control panel on offer is a key consideration. Many hosts offer Plesk, Direct Admin or cPanel. Some web hosts, like DreamHost, use their own proprietary web panel that is partially or completely unique. Often, customers shy away from custom control panels. They’re sometimes thought to have clumsy interfaces, […]

Instant Backups with DreamHost Snapshots

July 11th, 2008 . by Claire

Not all shared hosting providers offer backups, but DreamHost does. Its in-built solution is called Snapshots. Snapshots isn’t a guaranteed backup service, but it deserves a mention nonetheless. About Snapshots Snapshots is a backup service that should restore a DreamHost site after a disaster. It’s located within the DreamHost Web Panel under Domains > Manage Domains. […]