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How To: Prevent CDN Bandwidth Overages

If you have a CDN plan with sxi.io Web, it is probably a good idea to keep tabs on your bandwidth usage. Bandwidth overages can lead to additional charges. There are preventative and defensive measures you can take to prevent overages. Hotlinking Hotlinking is the practice of serving images, videos, and other media by linking…

What is Caching?

Caching Defined Caching, as it pertains to hosting a website, is the temporary storage of content. This content could be images, files, bits of PHP scripts that are precompiled, HTML pages, results of database queries, and other web objects. Why Use Caching? Caching quickens the responsiveness of your website. You’ll also hear this concept referred…

CDN Overview

The sxi.io Web CDN improves your website’s load time by taking all of your site’s media (pictures, music, etc.) and distributing it to a worldwide caching network. When a visitor reaches your CDN-enabled websites they will receive the basic elements (text, framework code, etc.) from your server as normal, but all of the media will…

On CNAMEs and CDNs

sxi.io Web’s Content Delivery Network is a fantastic way to get elements of your site to your global customers in a timely manner. As part of the set up process, you may need to add a Canonical Name (CNAME) record to your domain’s DNS. If we manage your nameservers, or if your DNS is hosted…

Liquid Web CDN Nodes

The sxi.io Web Content Delivery Network (CDN) is comprised of thousands of CDN nodes via the Akamai Intelligent Platform. This platform effectively gives our customers the ability to increase global reach over 2,000 percent further than any previously available option. Below is a complete list of the sxi.io Web CDN Nodes: sxi.io Web CDN Nodes…

How To Add CloudFlare to Your Website

Getting Started With CloudFlare™ I. How To Add CloudFlare to Your Website II. How to Configure Your DNS for CloudFlare III. How To Configure Your Server to Log Real Visitor IPs IV. Exploring the CloudFlare Dashboard Pre-Flight Check This article covers adding CloudFlare through your sxi.io Web account and enabling it for a site you…

Exploring the CloudFlare Dashboard

Getting Started With CloudFlare™ I. How To Add CloudFlare to Your Website II. How to Configure Your DNS for CloudFlare III. How To Configure Your Server to Log Real Visitor IPs IV. Exploring the CloudFlare Dashboard Pre-Flight Check This article assumes that you have already set up CloudFlare, added your domain and configured DNS. Accessing…

How to Configure Your DNS for CloudFlare

Getting Started With CloudFlare™ I. How To Add CloudFlare to Your Website II. How to Configure Your DNS for CloudFlare III. How To Configure Your Server to Log Real Visitor IPs IV. Exploring the CloudFlare Dashboard Pre-Flight Check This article assumes that you have already set up CloudFlare and added your domain. We’ll be adding…

Website Performance Tool

sxi.io Web has developed a Hosting Toolkit that provides web developers and curious technophiles a Performance Tool for website testing. We make it easier than ever to optimize and troubleshoot by providing connectivity tests from different geographical locations accompanied with an easy to read grading system for site performance.   How Do I Test My…