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MaxCDN Teams Up with WordPress and Twitter to Deliver 872 Fun Emojis

We are excited to share that we have teamed up with the fine folks at Twitter and WordPress to bring you a whole new set of Emoji icon set for the open web.  We will be hosting the Emojis on our CDN free of charge for all of you to use for your commercial and […]

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How Ad Networks Can Satisfy Top Client Concerns with HTTPS

If you read our previous blog post on how to move your website to HTTPS you will know that Ad Networks are actually a problem when you are trying to move to full HTTPS support. For an unknown reason lots of Ad Networks still do not support the delivery of their banner ads via HTTPS. […]

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How to Proxy and Accelerate WordPress Using EdgeRules

Lets say that for years you had your company’s blog under a subdomain like While this might work great for site management and updates, when it comes to SEO your business is really missing out. Google views your main site and your blog as two separate sites, preventing your root domain from getting the […]

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SSL: How to Move Your Website to HTTPS

Since Google announced that HTTPS enabled websites now have an SEO boost too, lots of people started enabling SSL on their websites. The problem is that installing the certificate is not enough and there are other steps to the process. I will try to list all the problems that you might run into and how […]

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MaxCDN White Paper: Nginx and Cedexis

At MaxCDN we are vigilant about staying ahead of the curve.  We pride ourselves on our speed, quality of service, and our determination to continually improve our services.  We believe in what we are building and constantly look for like-minded companies to help us realize our vision. Two of these great companies are Nginx and […]

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How to restrict anything but MaxCDN to your origin

If you are serving files that are used by multiple third-party websites around the web then security is something very important for you and you need to ensure that these websites will be serving their users what they expect. To do that one of the best solutions would be to create a black box origin […]

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Delivery By SSLv3 Has Been Disabled. We’re Not Afraid Of POODLE’s Bark.

  Our technical teams have become aware of an SSL vulnerability over the past week which has just been published.  This exploit, which targets SSLv3 negotiated secure sessions, allows an attacker to determine the plaintext contents of secure connections. If you want to know the full details of this exploit, review the Security Advisory.

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jQuery Conference Hackathon Winners

On September 12th, at jQuery’s annual conference MaxCDN held a hackathon using CDN traffic from our new Analytics API.  We’re pleased to announce the following winners: 1st – Ryan G. with MapHack 2nd – Kamron K. @KamronKennedy 3rd – Jacob R. @jroufa Github And here are some screenshots of the winning entry, which makes nice […]

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MaxCDN Insights Updates – Real Time CDN Analytics

MaxCDN Insights is our new platform available to all customers that allows for: Real time reporting (requests/bandwidth/cache hit) Viewing raw logs in near real time (CDN access log) Exporting raw logs to an S3 bucket (export full access logs) Starting today, there are several enhancements we’re pleased to announce. Real Time Dashboard The first is […]

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Ionic Framework is now HTTPS enabled

MaxCDN truly believes in an open and fast web and thats why we are not afraid to sponsor projects, both big and small. One such project was Ionic Framework, a mobile app framework that makes it easy to create mobile applications using HTML5 and javascript. Its so powerful, you can even build complex applications pulling […]

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