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Happy 1st Birthday BootstrapCDN

We registered BootstrapCDN.com a little over a year ago, on May 25, 2012. By early June the site was deployed, by July 5, 2012 (a year ago today!) external traffic really started to flow. Here's what happened in the next 12 months:
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Austin & Santa Clara: MaxCDN on the Conference Trail

June was a big month for conferences for the MaxCDN team. The first stop was Austin, TX for Hosting Con. A few highlights: Dropping by the WPEngine offices with Fred A BBQ lunch and touring the Spiceworks HQ, a customer of ours Hitting up the CPanel & Softlayer party, talking with many customers and partners
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BootstrapCDN Security Post-Mortem

A very unfortunate security event happened last month, which affected folks using BootstrapCDN. We at NetDNA want to share an open, detailed report in this blog post, and continue to answer questions that may not have been addressed.
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Now Shipping: New Security Features

As you may have read, we had a security breach a few weeks ago. We're putting together the full postmortem, so expect a detailed post in the next few days. Until then, we'd like to highlight the new security features we've been working on (around-the-clock) to further secure your data and account.
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Important Security Update: Resetting your Credentials

The following blog post was sent to all customers as an email communication. Over the Memorial Day weekend the NetDNA (parent company of MaxCDN) Operations team responded to a security breach on a small number of our systems. We immediately took action to block the attackers and mitigate any further security problems.
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Converting Our API Docs from Closed to Open

This guest post is by Nick Baugh, an open source developer from the east coast. He has developed over 30+ MIT-licensed NPM modules for Node.js that receive 4000+ monthly user downloads. You can follow him on Twitter, or write him an email. You can check his open source contributions on GitHub. Over the past weeks […]
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Now Accepting Bitcoins

We're happy to announce that we now accept Bitcoins as payment on the MaxCDN order form. We’re supporters of the open source ecosystem, and a large component is being responsive to requests from the community. Developers, a core portion of our customer base, are requesting this payment method and we're excited to use the emerging "coin […]
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W3 Total Cache + MaxCDN

Today, we're happy to announce new integration of MaxCDN & NetDNA with the W3 Total Cache WordPress plugin.
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How To Improve Your SEO With Robots.txt and Canonical Headers

Search engine crawlers (aka spiders or bots), scan your site and index whatever they can. This happens whether you like it or not, and you might not like sensitive or autogenerated files, such as internal search results, showing up on Google. Fortunately, crawlers check for a robots.txt file at the root of the site. If it's there, […]
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May 15th: XML-RPC API Blackout

Last year we released an alpha version of our REST API to replace our XML-RPC API. After a solid two years of development and testing, the new REST API is ready for prime time. Although most of our customers have switched, there are a few that haven't. To help you test and understand the impact […]
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