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What is IPv6 and do I need it for Web Hosting?

Have you recently heard about the switch the Internet is making from IPv4 to IPv6? This switch may sound intimidating, especially if you aren’t sure what either IPv4 or IPv6 is. However, learning about the importance of IPv6 and what the...

A Guide to cPanel Version 88: What’s New?

Within twenty years, cPanel has developed into the website hosting platform of choice. Boasting over three million website users, this simple-to-use software fuels business sites of all sizes around the world. Its graphical UI lets you create and...

SSL Certificates: What do all the Acronyms Mean?

If you’ve encountered some info on SSL certificates before and seen a slew of acronyms like OV, EV, and DV, you might have been confused about what these actually mean. Aren’t all SSL certificates the same?! We’re here to clear up some of the...

What makes CanSpace Hosting Green Hosting?

Over the past few years, we are seeing a trend of increased social and environmental responsibility from all kinds of businesses. It’s a reflection of something that is becoming more important to consumers, and companies are taking note.  When we...

PHP 7.4 is Almost Here! What’s New?

PHP 7.4 was released on November 28, 2019. It’s a relatively minor release, and is supposedly the last before PHP 8.0, which is rumored to have in store some more dramatic impacts on website performance.  One thing that’s staggering about PHP...

What’s new in MySQL 8.0?

If you’re a database administrator, the recently released MySQL 8.0 is probably the most exciting event of the year. The new version offers some significant benefits to the previous version (5.7). At CanSpace, we will support MySQL 8.0 as soon as it...