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Best Web Hosting for Small Business (2020)

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  • Updated Nov 24, 2020
  • By Jerry Low
TL;DR – A great web host for your website should have stable uptime / speed performance, reasonable pricing, and features (built-in POS, email host, etc) that ease up or help your business to gr…

What are the Different Types of Web Hosting?

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  • Updated Nov 16, 2020
  • 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…

Web Hosting vs Domain Name: Different?

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  • Updated Nov 16, 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 Cloud Hosting Providers

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  • Updated Nov 16, 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…

PayPal Hosting: 10 Best Web Hosts that Accept PayPal Payment

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  • Updated Nov 13, 2020
  • By Abrar Mohi Shafee
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 …

The A-to-Z Guide to Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) for Online Businesses

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  • Updated Nov 12, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
To build a relationship requires trust and this is much more intense for one in which the two sides most likely have and will never meet. Trust on the Internet is one of paramount importance, especial…

10 Cheaper Alternatives to SiteGround Hosting

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  • Updated Nov 12, 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…

The Best Free Web Hosting Sites (2020)

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  • Updated Nov 11, 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…

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

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  • Updated Nov 11, 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…

7 Best GoDaddy Alternatives for Domain & Hosting

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  • Updated Nov 11, 2020
  • 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…

10 Outstanding Alternatives to Cloudways

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  • Updated Nov 11, 2020
  • By Jason Chow
Cloudways is a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider. It acts as a conduit between users and various Cloud providers like Digital Ocean, Linode, and Vultr. Offering fully managed accounts, it is a dec…

Best Registrars to Search and Buy a Domain Name

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  • Updated Nov 05, 2020
  • By Jerry Low
The complexity involved in choosing a domain name is twofold. First, you must think of a suitable name. Most people start websites with a specific purpose or theme. If you are hoping for a domain name…

How Vulnerable is Your Web Hosting Provider?

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  • Updated Nov 05, 2020
  • By Jerry Low
Hacking attempts on websites are far more common than you might think. While many of us don’t see them, silent attacks are always underway everywhere on the net. A good portion of attacks are targeted…

6 Tips to Secure Your Domain Name from Domain Thieves

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  • Updated Nov 02, 2020
  • By Luana Spinetti
Domain thieves? Yes, a sly subcategory of those domain buyers and resellers we call domainers. To buy a dropped or expiring domain name (also known as: drop catching) is not an illegal activity in its…

Domain Buying Guide: How to Purchase a Domain Name from Registrar or Existing Owners

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  • Updated Nov 02, 2020
  • By Azreen Azmi
* Updates: Facts checked and new industry stats added. 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.…

No Overselling Web Host: What Are Your Options

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  • Updated Nov 02, 2020
  • By Jerry Low
Web Hosting is the lifeblood of the websites we run. It influences so many things, from the types of features we intend to use to how well our sites perform. Yet so many times we sign up for plans onl…