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Warning: Bad Hosting Can Jeopardize Your Site’s Security

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jan 10, 2022
  • By WHSR Guest
While building your website, you probably focus on the content, SEO, the graphics and layout, advertising and marketing – all essential components of a good site. However, it turns out that the server…

Best Web Hosting for Japan Websites – Review & Compare

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jan 10, 2022
  • By Timothy Shim
With a massive array of a powerful web hosting companies in the WHSR database, we’ve compiled a list of the best web hosting choices for Japan. It’s a location of particular focus due to high connecti…

Best Django Hosting: Where to Run Your Next Django Project?

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jan 10, 2022
  • By Timothy Shim
About Django 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…

PayPal Hosting: 10 Web Hosts that Accept PayPal Payment

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jan 10, 2022
  • By Jerry Low
Just because you want to pay your hosting service with PayPal means you need to pay extra processing fees or tolerate with subpar hosting performance. I have gathered a list of top-performing hosting …

Essential Steps to Create Your Own Website: 3 Easy Methods, Step-by-step Guide

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jan 05, 2022
  • By Jerry Low
Creating a website is super easy in 2022. 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…

Best Free SSL Web Hosting of 2022

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jan 05, 2022
  • By Jerry Low
Despite an increasing focus on web security, not all web hosting companies are willing to provide free SSL for customers. This provision can easily be made thanks to non-profits like Let’s Encrypt bei…

Best VPS Hosting Providers to Consider (2022)

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jan 05, 2022
  • By Jerry Low
TL;DR At the top of our list sitting comfortably as the #1 VPS hosting provider is ScalaHosting. Its single processor along with 4GB memory and 30GB of storage rests nicely on its in-house built contr…

Best Web Hosting for Small Business (2022)

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jan 05, 2022
  • By Jerry Low
Quick bite: A great web hosting for your business website should have stable uptime / speed performance, reasonable pricing, and features (built-in POS, email host, etc) that ease up or help your busi…

The Best Free Web Hosting Sites (2022)

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jan 05, 2022
  • 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…

Best 8 Alternatives to Bluehost

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • Updated Dec 27, 2021
  • By Jason Chow
Bluehost started offering web hosting services in 2003. The company has been popular but not everyone will find them an ideal fit. It is important to realize that there are many alternatives to Blueho…

Web Hosting Survey 2016: Results, Highlights, and Hosting Advice

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • Updated Dec 23, 2021
  • By Jerry Low
It's always interesting to learn about people's opinions of and expectations for their web host. In May/June 2016, I started a survey and spent 1.5 months collecting users' hosting feedback. I also re…

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

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • Updated Dec 22, 2021
  • By Jerry Low
Intro: How to Transfer Your Website 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 wit…

The Basics of .htaccess: How to Use & Examples

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • Updated Dec 22, 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 …

How Green Web Hosting Works (and Which Eco-Friendly Providers to Consider)

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • Updated Dec 22, 2021
  • By Timothy Shim
The Internet is far beyond its fledgling days and is growing exponentially at rates never seen before. User-generated content has evolved from what was plain text into multiple formats of multimedia i…

How to Track Website Uptime? 10+ Website Monitoring Tools to Consider (Free & Paid)

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • Updated Dec 22, 2021
  • 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 Website Upti…

Web Hosting for Non-Profit Websites

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • Updated Dec 22, 2021
  • By Jerry Low
Building a website is something that all non-profits should do. It’s a good way of exponentially increasing reach at very little expense. Thanks to improved technologies, the process has become much m…