Articles by Jerry Low

Plesk vs cPanel: Compare World’s Most Popular Web Hosting Control Panel

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jun 15, 2020
  • By Jerry Low
Control panels are such an integral part of our website hosting experience and yet not many of us give them much thought. For example, did you know that the two most popular Web Hosting Control Panels…

Beginner Guide: What is Web Hosting? What is a Domain? Difference Between a Domain Name and Web Hosting

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Mar 27, 2020
  • By Jerry Low
To own a website, you need three things: domain name, web hosting, and a developed website. But what's a domain name? What's a web hosting? Aren't them the same? It's important that you are crystal cl…

Best Web Hosting for Small Business (2020)

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jul 07, 2020
  • By Jerry Low
Update notes: Facts checked and updated with latest stats and hosting rates. Best Platforms for Small Business Websites After evaluating all the good web hosts around, I have come down to a list of ho…

Introducing HostScore.net – A New, Data-Driven Way to Choose A Web Host

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Mar 16, 2020
  • By Jerry Low
This is a special announcement about the launching of my new project HostScore.net – a website where we publish hosting performance data and easy-to-understand metrics for web hosting consu…

The Basics of .htaccess: How to Use & Examples

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Sep 23, 2019
  • By Jerry Low
What is an .htaccess file? The .htaccess file is an Apache HTTP Server (normally just called Apache) configuration file. The file is extremely powerful and can be used to help control multiple facets …

The Ultimate Guide to Email Hosting: Find Best Email Host & Setup Your Email Accounts Today

  • Featured Articles
  • Updated Jul 07, 2020
  • By Jerry Low
Update notes: Facts checked and new email host features added. For the layman, email is usually associated with major providers such as Google or Yahoo since it is free and virtually limitless in term…

The Big List of Online Business Ideas To Get You Started

  • Online Business
  • Updated Jun 30, 2020
  • By Jerry Low
The internet continues to be a growing market for anyone who wants to start an online business. The fact that it’s a low-risk investment and that you won’t have to spend money on a brick-and-mortar st…

InMotion Hosting Black Friday Deals (2019)

  • Site Updates & News
  • Updated Nov 27, 2019
  • By Jerry Low
      Is InMotion Hosting Black Friday Promo a Good Deal? Up to 41% OFF WordPress Hosting / 50% Discount Business Hosting for WHSR visitors InMotion already has a good reputation and so…

GreenGeeks Black Friday Deals (2019)

  • Site Updates & News
  • Updated Nov 27, 2019
  • By Jerry Low
      Should You Signup on GreenGeeks Black Friday Promo? Savings up to 75% OFF on all shared hosting plans GreenGeeks is offering a blanket 75% discount on all their shared hosting pla…

WP Engine Black Friday Deals (2018)

  • Site Updates & News
  • Updated Nov 23, 2018
  • By Jerry Low
2018 Black Friday deals for WP Engine     What I think of WP Engine Black Friday offer With 3.5 months free for their annual plans, WP Engine offers quite a good deal for this year’s Black F…

TMD Hosting Black Friday Deals (2018)

  • Site Updates & News
  • Updated Nov 23, 2018
  • By Jerry Low
Here are the 2018 Black Friday deals for TMD Hosting       Get To Know: TMD Hosting With over 10 years of hosting experience, TMDHosting has gone from a single data center in Houston, T…

Cloudways Black Friday Deals (2018)

  • Site Updates & News
  • Updated Nov 23, 2018
  • By Jerry Low
Here are the 2018 Black Friday deals for Cloudways     My take on Cloudways Black Friday Offer At 30% OFF for 3 months of their plan, Cloudways is one of the few Cloud Hosting management com…

[Market Survey] Cost of Building a Website: Estimation based on Top 400 UpWork Freelancers

  • Online Business
  • Updated Apr 07, 2020
  • By Jerry Low
It’s the single most important question when you’re starting your own website. And honestly, the answer will depend on how much you want it to be. There are a number of factors that you need to consid…

Three Easy Ways to Create a Website: Step-by-step Beginner Guide

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jul 16, 2020
  • By Jerry Low
Creating a website is super easy in 2020. You don't have to be a tech geek nor a programmer. Follow the right method. Select the right platforms. Use the right tools. You will be 100% fine. I had zero…

WP Engine Black Friday Deals 2017

  • Site Updates & News
  • Updated Nov 25, 2017
  • By Jerry Low
Black Friday Updates: WP Engine Hosting   About WP Engine Hosting We first learned about WP Engine long time ago. Back when the company first started in 2010, I did an online interview with its c…

Undercover Experiment: I Asked 28 Hosting Companies for Live Chat Support

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Aug 01, 2017
  • By Jerry Low
For hosting support – I prefer live chats over phone calls because: It’s easier to talk about technical issues via words, images, and screen captures Conversations on overseas phone calls are less use…