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Web Host Interview: HostPapa CEO, Jamie Opalchuk

  • Interviews
  • Updated Jan 21, 2020
  • By Jerry Low
Note from Jerry Low – Our web host interview section has gone silent for a long time and I am glad to bring you a new interview post today (finally!).  In this post, we have HostPapa CEO, Jamie …

The Best Free Web Hosting Sites (2020)

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jan 21, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
We all love freebies and it should come as no surprise that even in web hosting there are tons of freebies if you know where to look. Not all things free are equal though, and this time I’m going to l…

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

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jan 21, 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…

The Curious Case of Absolutely Free Domain Name

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jan 21, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
With more than 348 million domain names registered as of end 2018, domain names are hot selling commodities. In fact, there has been such great demand that the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names …

30 Awesome Sites that are Powered by WordPress

  • WordPress
  • Updated Jan 21, 2020
  • By Christopher Jan Benitez
WordPress is like a box of chocolates — you never know what you’re going to get. With a plethora of themes, plugins, and content types, website creation with WordPress.org is filled to the brim …

10 Ways to Protect Your Business from a Bad Web Host

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jan 21, 2020
  • By Jerry Low
A reliable web host keeps your site up and running (accessible to clients) consistently with minimal downtime; a bad web host, on the other hand, can be detrimental to your success by capsizing traffi…

The Ultimate Guide in Tracking Website Uptime

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jan 21, 2020
  • By Jerry Low
As you search for a web host, you’ll undoubtedly come across the term “uptime” and all sorts of guarantees surrounding it. But what does it actually mean – and why does it matter? What is Hosting Upti…

Domain Name for Dummies: How to Buy A Domain Name

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jan 21, 2020
  • By Azreen Azmi
It was back in 1985 when the first domain name was registered and since then, the Internet has seen an exponential growth of active domain names. Verisign’s report notes that the domain industry in 20…

How to Move Your Website to Another Web Host (and Knowing When to Switch)

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jan 21, 2020
  • By Jerry Low
In an ideal world, we would never have to worry about switching web hosts – our site would remain happily housed at the current hosting provider’s facility with great load times, affordable costs, and…

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

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jan 21, 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 Companies for Malaysia/Singapore Websites

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jan 20, 2020
  • By Abrar Mohi Shafee
Compare Speed Test Results & Prices First – let's have a quick overview on the web hosting companies that we tested out in this region. We considered not only the latency but also the customer s…

The Best 10 VPN Services of 2020

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Jan 20, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
Choosing the absolute best of the best isn’t an easy task. Much depends on extensive tests carried out, but a major portion of it also depends on you – the user. Everyone has different needs when it c…

WordPress Security Tips for the Layman: Secure Your WordPress Login & Other Security Practices

  • WordPress
  • Updated Jan 20, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
Since it was first introduced in more than two decades ago, WordPress has grown (and grown) now safely be named as the world’s most popular content management system. Today, more than a quarter of the…

6 Pieces of Blogging Software You May Have Not Heard About

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Jan 20, 2020
  • By Luana Spinetti
The blogosphere is cluttered with more or less sophisticated journals, more or less professional and competitive, more than less identical in structure and functionality. If you wonder why they're so …

Learn How To Be A Blogger With “Guts” From This (Failed) SEO Challenge

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Jan 20, 2020
  • By Luana Spinetti
Are you a blogger with “guts”? Starting a blog can be difficult; earning an audience can be even more challenging. But when you set out to challenge a popular figure or a concept, you will…

10 Worst Website Design Mistakes

  • Website Design
  • Updated Jan 20, 2020
  • By Lori Soard
Whether you took courses at the local community college, having been creating web sites for years, or are an amateur learning as you go, there are some things every web designer should avoid if he wan…