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CentOS 8 Is Dead. What’s Next?

CentOS (short for Community Enterprise Linux Operating System) has been a mainstay in the toolkits of web developers for over 15 years. Since its inception in 2004, it has gone through 8 versions, the most recent one released just in 2020. For a...

TLS 1.3 Makes HTTPS Faster and More Secure

Occasionally, there are advancements in technology that affect the way we all use the Internet. We’ve covered HTTPS before, as well as its importance for all modern websites. But HTTPS is not static — it’s always being improved. TLS (Transport Layer...

PHP 8.0 is Here! What’s new?

This November was an important month for users of cPanel: PHP 8 support was released on November 26th. The last time a major version was released was 2015, which was ages ago in Internet time.  First things first: as a CanSpace customer, we...

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...