November 18, 2015 | Robert Gibb
Earlier this month, a customer of ours experienced a security breach. Essentially, a hacker gained access to an email account owned by our customer and then requested a password reset from MaxCDN. Our system sent the password – thinking it was our customer, not a malicious user – and the hacker obtained access to our... Read More
November 13, 2015 | Robert Gibb
The holiday season is drawing near. And for many WordPress sites, this means one thing – more traffic. Even if you’re a WordPress blogger who isn’t selling anything, it’s important to understand that holiday shoppers are performing more research than ever before. So if you have the best content related to a trending holiday product... Read More
October 26, 2015 | Robert Gibb
Daily Files is the first tool inside our real-time reporting suite, MaxCDN Insights, dedicated to offering visibility into how your content is delivered at the file level. It serves as a powerful CDN monitoring and troubleshooting tool by providing a drilldown of status codes, schemes, and cache statuses for individual files. With the three reports... Read More
October 14, 2015 | Atezaz Ahmad
This is a guest post by Atezaz Ahmed, a MaxCDN customer and creator of RebatesZone, a coupon code service that gives online shoppers instant access to savings on products sold by Groupon and 10,000 other online stores. With RebatesZone, my mission is to make online shoppers feel good about what they buy. Every one of... Read More
October 5, 2015 | Andre Newman
HTTP headers can tell you a lot about the state of your CDN, web server and API. Not only do they describe the resources being fetched, but they give insight into how those resources were delivered. Knowing what to look for in a response can help you optimize content delivery and troubleshoot CDN-related issues. But... Read More
September 10, 2015 | Robert Gibb
My desire to create a compilation of more-sweet-than-bitter testimony of CDNs was doomed from the start. Not because there’s more bad than good about CDNs, but because there’s so much potential. When speaking with experts on the phone and communicating through email, I always noticed two things right from the start: 1) a passion for... Read More
August 28, 2015 | Robert Gibb
Attracting users to your website is one thing, but turning them into customers is a science in and of itself. Converting users into revenue depends on a variety of factors from your marketing strategy to your website’s layout. And while each of these factors plays a critical role in generating conversions, two of the most... Read More
August 14, 2015 | Jovan Katic
At MaxCDN we offer a complimentary 1-on-1 integration call to all new customers. This service, provided by me and my fellow support engineers on our Speed Team, ensures MaxCDN fits seamlessly into your existing system. After this call, you and your users are left with an error-free CDN experience … until something changes. Whether you’re... Read More
August 7, 2015 | Robert Gibb
At MaxCDN we have three offices in three very cool cities: Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and Belgrade, Serbia. We also have a set of core values that fosters our spirit of adventure in and out of work. On July 23, our marketing team put our Get It Done, Make Cool $#!+, and Work n’ Whistle... Read More
July 30, 2015 | Josh DeWald
If you prize security and believe milliseconds count, you’re gonna love this: MaxCDN now supports OCSP stapling, a method your users’ browsers can use to quickly and safely determine if your SSL certificate is valid. This is yet another release (remember HSTS?) that helps our customers make secure connections fast. There have been rumors about... Read More
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