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The Best Free Web Hosting Sites (2020)

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Aug 07, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
* Updates: Price list and comparison table updated.  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…

Chaturbate and 10 Other Built-with Django Websites

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Aug 06, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
Chaturbate is a hugely popular site, but have any of you ever wondered what technologies drive it? After all, it is able to handle thousands of concurrent livestream to a massive audience at any given…

10 Cheaper Alternatives to SiteGround Hosting

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Aug 06, 2020
  • By Jason Chow
SiteGround has a formidable reputation in web hosting but recent price hikes have prompted some to look towards cheaper alternatives. With plans now starting at close to double in price, users might c…

How Our Team Consistently Writes 3 Long-Form Articles Every Week

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Aug 04, 2020
  • By WHSR Guest
We’re a team. We plan, write, and edit as a team. And we pump out a good deal of content. But it hasn’t always been so easy. When you’re trying to get the most out individuals and keep them functionin…

37 Elements of User Engagement – UX, Conversions, Loyalty

  • Website Design
  • Updated Aug 03, 2020
  • By Luana Spinetti
Users love to return to their favorite websites. Often. They especially love them when they feel a connection to the design, the community and the owner. In my 11 years of experience as a web designer…

Is True Cloud Hosting like Digital Ocean Cheaper? A Deep Dive into Cloud Pricing

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Aug 01, 2020
  • By Jerry Low
Cloud Computing has only really been more highly commercialized over the past ten years or so. Technically however, the concept has been in existence for much longer. The term ‘Cloud’ is mainly in ref…

Best VPS Hosting Providers to Consider (2020)

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jul 28, 2020
  • By Jerry Low
VPS Hosting plans are the power points of most web hosting service providers solution range. They are the sweet spot of transition for many users and in fact, are where most do end up once they gradua…

Best Cloud Hosting Providers in 2020

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jul 21, 2020
  • By Jerry Low
The best “Cloud” hosting providers today offer users more than just a collection of resources. They often differentiate themselves in an already saturated market. With web services becomin…

Web Hosting Secrets: Inodes

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jul 21, 2020
  • By Jerry Low
While inode is not the most critical factor to look into when choosing a web host, it's one of the “good to know” especially if you are hosting a lot of websites in one hosting account. Wh…

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…

Finding the best DDOS protection for blogs & small business websites

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Jul 15, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
The days of people talking about the rapid expansion of the Internet are long over and today we are faced with many new digital elements to consider. The Internet of Things alone will be adding potent…

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

  • WordPress
  • Updated Jul 15, 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…

Practical Website Security Needs: 6 Things Must-do to Secure Your Website

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Jul 15, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
With over one billion websites on the Internet today, as an owner of one of those sites, you might be thinking that there isn’t much chance that a cybercriminal might target yours. However, before we …

Choosing a Secure Web Hosting Service Provider

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jul 15, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
If you’ve been following my articles you may have come across some security-related topics such as Secured Socket Layer (SSL) and on WordPress Security. The Internet is has become a vastly more danger…

CloudFlare Offers Domain Registration With Zero Markup

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jul 15, 2020
  • By Azreen Azmi
Cloudflare is looking to make a move into the domain registrar market as they announced their newly launched service for domain registration with Cloudflare Registrar. The web performance and security…

Where to Host Your Next Project? Best Django hosting services

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jul 08, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
Django is a bit of an enigma because niche as it is, love for this framework seems to be torn between two interesting rivals – the United States and Russia. Still, there is a lot to like for dev…