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October 4, 2018

Ok we finally did it, the new website is live!

We just launched our new website with the all new backend billing and management systems. Managing your hosting & domains will be easier and a more intuitive experience. The new website merges 3 of our websites into one dual currency (USD/CAD) website for single point access on one domain name; www.hostingnation.ca All of our websites we’ve historically used will now […]
May 24, 2018

We are moving, get on the bus!

This is a copy of the email we’ve sent out to all our domain name customers. Email Subject: Urgent News from Hosting Nation. We are moving your domains! You are receiving this email because you have a domain registered with Hosting Nation and your email address is the Registrant email contact. What is happening? Due to a recent major price […]
June 2, 2017

What is Cloud Hosting?

The term “cloud” is used a lot these days on the internet. You have probably heard of cloud storage services such as Dropbox, Google Drive, or Microsoft’s OneDrive.  These services provide storage for your files that can be accessible from many devices. Cloud hosting is somewhat different as it consists of CPU, memory and storage resources. Our cloud servers use […]
February 26, 2016

Domain Price Adjustment 2016

Today we are raising our retail domain name rates on both our US and Canadian websites to bring us up to par. Hosting Nation’s last domain price increase was in 2013 when Verisign, CIRA (.CA) as well as PIR (.ORG) all increased their bulk prices and domain providers including Hosting Nation found it necessary to adjust their prices accordingly. Although […]
June 20, 2014

Stay in touch with Hosting Nation! We are rebuilding our mailing list.

Stay in touch with Hosting Nation We are rebuilding our mailing list! With the fact that the new Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) that becomes effective July 1, 2014, Hosting Nation is taking this opportunity to have all its customers re-opt in for electronic communications. Thus Hosting Nation seeks your express consent in order to send future electronic communications. Subscribe Now […]
May 2, 2014

Hosting Nation has moved!

Hosting Nation has moved! Hosting Nation has recently changed locations. If you make regular payments using the postal service please be sure to update your mailing address to our new one. All of our support telephone numbers and systems remain the same so no updates needed. Our hosted data all remains the same as well since it is located in […]
March 13, 2014

35+ Resources to Become a Kick Ass WordPress Developer

Many of our clients run sites on the WordPress platform. Here is a list of resources I just came across that can help someone move beyond the basics of WordPress into a more advanced user. http://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/35-resources-for-kick-ass-wordpress-developers/
July 24, 2013

Domain Price Adjustment 2013

In 2012 VeriSign®, the provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world increased their domain prices. “Continued strong global Internet usage growth, along with increasingly powerful distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks leveled against all parts of the Internet’s critical infrastructure, have dramatically increased the demands on Internet infrastructure providers such as VeriSign,” the company stated in a press […]
April 16, 2013

Meet Tomkins

Our new server has been activated and placed into service. It is a dual quad-core xeon 5620 machine with 12GB or RAM. We have named it tomkins.hosting-nation.com. Thomas Tomkins (1572 – 1656) was an English composer of the late Tudor and early Stuart period. Tomkins wrote madrigals, keyboard music, consort music, anthems, and liturgical music. It our first server to run CloudLinux 6 that comes with more resource […]
August 1, 2012

How CloudFlare increases speed and security of your site

This is a guest post written and contributed by CloudFlare. CloudFlare makes it easy for any site to be as fast and secure as the Internet giants. CloudFlare, a web performance and security company, is excited to announce our partnership with Host Nation!  If you haven’t heard about CloudFlare before, our value proposition is simple: we’ll make any website twice […]