Heroic Support Summer Giveaway

Heroic Support®, the founding principle of Liquid Web, is our belief that every customer should experience support that surpasses the notion of “above and beyond.” Our one goal in every customer interaction is to provide the best support they have ever experienced. We are proud of how we’ve upheld our principle of Heroic Support® over the last 18 years and we relish every opportunity to prove it!

Help us celebrate our continuing Heroic Support by sharing your positive experiences with our team and be entered to win this summer prizepack, complete with our brand-new Liquid Web sunglasses, a water bottle, a koozie to keep your summer beverages cool, a picnic blanket, a bottle opener and a Liquid Web cooler! With this prize pack, you’ll have all the ingredients you need for an amazing summer.

Enter Below!

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The Heroic Support Summer Prize Pack will be awarded in the form of LW Bucks, the point system used in our Brand Store. We’ll add LW bucks equivalent to the value of the prize pack in your LW Brand Store account. Don’t have an account? Signing up is free and easy!

To enter the giveaway, fill out the form below! The contest will run until Thursday, July 2nd. We will announce the winner that Thursday at Noon. Enter below!

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KB Weekly Wrap-Up 6-12-15

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Optimizing Images for Responsive Design

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What is Object Storage?

Introducing Storm® Object Storage

Storm Object Storage is cost-effective, scalable, and durable.
Looking for the perfect storage solution? Our Storage Series focuses on Block Storage, Object Storage, and, coming soon, the ideal use cases for each. This article will explore the architecture and functions of our new Storm® Object Storage to help you find the storage solution that is right for your business.
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KB Weekly Wrap-Up 6-5-15

Make sure you regularly check our Knowledge Base for help with any of your technical needs! Articles are posted daily that feature helpful how-to’s and explanations on the latest web hosting topics. This edition of our weekly wrap-up features Ansible, Django, instructions on how to delete a system user, a lesson on virtual IPs, and information on installing the PHP extension for Memcached.
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Optimizing Images On Your Website

For most websites these days including images is a given. However, if used improperly your images could be having negative effects on your bottom line. Unoptimized images can quickly bog down your site, causing it to load slowly and making visitors click away. It’s important to make sure you’re properly formatting and optimizing your images for the web to prevent them from drastically slowing down your site. A few of the factors to pay attention to when it comes to images on your website are format, size, resolution, and file naming practices.
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Do You Need To Upgrade Your VPS?

Try these tips before upgrading your Liquid Web Storm VPS server.
If your website isn’t performing as quickly or efficiently as you’d like, there are many ways our Heroic Support® techs can help. Oftentimes a server upgrade is required – luckily upgrading your VPS (virtual private server) is an easy process at Liquid Web. However, it is always beneficial to look into other solutions to speeding up your website before committing to an upgrade.

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KB Weekly Wrap-Up 4-24-15

Knowledge Base Weekly Wrap Up 4-24-15
Our Knowledge Base is the top resource in the industry for admins and business owners looking for helpful articles and how-to’s related to their server. Don’t forget to check in regularly because we’re posting new content all the time – this week there are fifteen articles to share! This edition of the KB Weekly Wrap-Up includes instructions for installing Pip, Squid, and Memcached on a variety of operating systems.

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Protect Your Site From WordPress Plugin Vulnerabilities

Protect Your Site From WordPress Plugin Vulnerabilities
If you’ve been following the news, then you’re aware of the rash of vulnerable WordPress plugins that have recently been discovered. For example, previous versions of the WP Super Cache plugin were affected by a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability that could provide potential attackers with access to your site. In addition, a few websites made the news after being hacked by members of the organized group of Islamic State sympathizers via a vulnerability in the FancyBox plugin. Another plugin, Yoast, was vulnerable to blind SQL injection attacks, which can lead to database breaches and possible exposure of confidential information.

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