Tips & Hints

In an age when we’re sure to go right to a search engine to find content on the web, you might think that choosing the right domain name for your own website is only of minor importance. At least when it comes to achieving top rankings in the search results on Google and other search […]

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At the end of September last year, we set a milestone in the quest for ensuring a secure internet with FreeSSL. To date, no other web hosting provider had offered its customers free encryption of data sent between the website and web browser with domain-validated, dedicated certificates. A few weeks later, another provider, Let’s Encrypt, […]

Tips & Hints

A few weeks ago, the Reporting and Analysis Centre for Information Assurance (MELANI) published its semiannual report. The report showed just how poorly Swiss websites perform in terms of security. This is reason enough to write a post discussing the most important precautions you should take to safeguard your website. Regularly update your software! You […]

Tips & Hints

Thanks to content management systems like WordPress, Joomla, Drupal and Typo3, the number of websites has practically exploded in recent years. According to Netcraft’s recent figures, there were nearly 903 million websites as of November 2015 – with the number continuing to grow rapidly. These modern content management systems make it possible to easily manage […]

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From next Monday, restrictions on names that can be registered as a .swiss domain will finally be lifted. In addition, associations and foundations that are not registered with the Swiss Commercial Register may also apply for .swiss domains. Unfortunately, individuals are still excluded from applying. The new domain ending, .swiss, was launched last fall to […]

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At the beginning of November, Hostpoint customers were given the option to activate free SSL encryption for any domain hosted or registered with us. What do we hope to achieve with this? The point of our FreeSSL initiative was to make an active contribution to improving the security of (personal) data transmitted over the Internet. […]

Inside Hostpoint

Hostpoint offers a wide range of products and services, so naturally customers may have a question or two they’d like answered. During business hours, we can be reached by phone or e-mail. We also respond to enquiries on weekends and holidays. But sometimes, even a phone call or e-mail is too cumbersome – you simply […]