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Upcoming SSL changes to Google Chrome

Upcoming SSL changes to Google Chrome

New labeling for HTTP sites Starting in July 2018, Google Chrome will be marking all http sites as “Not secure”, something you may have already seen on some sites. When you request a site with http rather than https, your connection is not secure and […]

A Sad Farewell

A Sad Farewell

Dear BCH Family – It is with such mixed emotions that I write you today with very big news. While I’ve been largely absent from the support side of things for over a year now, I’ve never stopped working on BCH at large: This company has been […]

Big Changes Afoot!

Big Changes Afoot!

Hello, Black Chicken Host Family! Holy cow, folks – we’ve been working on some supercool things behind the scenes, and we’ve been gradually rolling them out over the past two months. Now that we’ve gotten everything running smoothly, I’m ready to tell everyone what we’ve […]

Why We’re Recommending G Suite

Why We’re Recommending G Suite

The Truth About Web Hosts and Email I’ll get right to the point: Hosting email is the bane of the web host’s existence. Providing email services on a server that is also hosting web pages introduces a lot of complexities into server administration, and, as […]

Change in Our Terms of Service

Change in Our Terms of Service

The nature of technology is growth and change – what’s super-hot and super-fast one minute is obsolete and out-of-date the next. It’s a perpetual learning curve for people who want to stay on the latest and greatest hardware or software platforms, and a constant source […]

How to Unblock Your IP on a BCH Server

How to Unblock Your IP on a BCH Server

We have some pretty snazzy news to share with you; we’ve added the ability for you to unblock your own IP address from the firewall!  Most of us have at one time or another entered an incorrect password one too many times, or have run afoul […]

How to make a Menu out of your Categories in WordPress

How to make a Menu out of your Categories in WordPress

WordPress is a very popular website platform used by many of our customers at BCH. A common request is adding a menu item that quickly pulls all of the posts that are related to a single subject. The easiest way to do this is with […]

How to Make cPanel Work for You

How to Make cPanel Work for You

Most of our customers never log into their cPanel account; they are completely happy to work within their WordPress Dashboards and never worry about what else might be available. This is, of course, completely fine; however, there are many things inside cPanel that might be […]

What is Bandwidth?

What is Bandwidth?

From time to time, you may get an email from your server that says you’re approaching your bandwidth limit for the month – what is that? In a nutshell, “bandwidth” is the volume of data being sent from your server out to the internet. Some elements, […]

Is A VPS Right for You?

Is A VPS Right for You?

We get many questions about when the “right time” is to upgrade to a VPS (Virtual Private Server.) There are many cases when a VPS may be better than a shared server, and when the time is right for you and your site is will […]