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Where do Bloggers Host Their Blogs? WHSR Web Hosting Survey 2015

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jan 13, 2021
  • By Jerry Low
In January 2015, I reached out to a handful of bloggers and did a quick hosting survey. The purpose of this survey is simple, I want to know – Where are bloggers hosting their blog, Are they hap…

The Curious Case of Absolutely Free Domain Name

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  • Updated Jan 13, 2021
  • 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 …

The Basics of .htaccess: How to Use & Examples

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  • Updated Jan 13, 2021
  • 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 …

Web Hosting vs Domain Name: Different?

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  • Updated Jan 13, 2021
  • 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…

What are the Different Types of Web Hosting?

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  • Updated Jan 13, 2021
  • By Jerry Low
Web hosting today is bundled and sold in many ways. Despite its relatively straightforward origins, consumer needs have evolved. Because of that, web hosting providers have also adjusted plans to meet…

10 Cheaper Alternatives to SiteGround Hosting

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  • Updated Jan 13, 2021
  • 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…

7 Best GoDaddy Alternatives for Domain & Hosting

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  • Updated Jan 13, 2021
  • By Jason Chow
GoDaddy may be the ‘big daddy’ of hosting services but the biggest isn’t necessarily the best. Established in 1997 as Jomax Technologies, this Arizona-headquartered behemoth today serves over 18 milli…

Not Your Ordinary Top 10 Hosting Providers List

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  • Updated Jan 13, 2021
  • By Lori Soard
Everyone seems to have an opinion on who should wear the crown of top 10 hosting providers. We've even thrown in our two cents on who the best are, and we stand by that list. However, nearly ever host…

10 Best Domain Name Generators for Your Website

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  • Updated Jan 13, 2021
  • By Azreen Azmi
Whether you’re thinking of starting a blog or set up an online store for your business, you’re going to need a website. More importantly, you need to register a domain name for your brand and it needs…

Web Hosting Secrets: Inodes

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  • Updated Jan 13, 2021
  • 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…

Where to Host Your Next Project? Best Django hosting services

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  • Updated Jan 13, 2021
  • 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…

16 Ways to Optimize Your Used Hosting Diskspace

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  • Updated Jan 13, 2021
  • By Luana Spinetti
You bought a web hosting package that you thought would suffice to the needs of your website. Perhaps you knew that unlimited web hosting is more of a chimera and you went for a few GB plan with some …

10 Ways to Protect Your Business from a Bad Web Host

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  • Updated Jan 13, 2021
  • 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…

Who Is The Most Popular Website Hosting Service?

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  • Updated Jan 13, 2021
  • By Azreen Azmi
We know that there are hundreds of hosting services available to us. Out of all them, some are more popular than others and have amassed quite a following. But which one of them is the most popular? W…

What Wikipedia Can’t Tell You about Web Hosting

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  • Updated Jan 13, 2021
  • By Jerry Low
I’m sure your blog is terrific. You’re doing everything right: You’ve got great headlines, you’ve sourced some great visuals, you might even be actively involved in every area of content creation, dev…

How Much Hosting Bandwidth Do I Need For My Website?

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  • Updated Jan 13, 2021
  • By Jerry Low
When researching and choosing a web host to house your domain, one factor to evaluate and compare is the cost for your required amount of bandwidth, Yes, many providers offer “unlimited” hosting plans…