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10 Outstanding Alternatives to Cloudways

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  • Updated Sep 06, 2021
  • 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…

11 Cheaper Alternatives to SiteGround Hosting

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  • Updated Sep 06, 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…

Best 8 Alternatives to Bluehost

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  • Updated Sep 06, 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…

10 Ways to Protect Your Business from a Bad Web Host

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  • Updated Sep 06, 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…

Undercover Experiment: I Asked 28 Hosting Companies for Live Chat Support

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  • Updated Sep 06, 2021
  • By Jerry Low
For hosting support – I prefer live chats over phone calls because: It’s easier to talk about technical issues via words, images, and screen captures Conversations on overseas phone calls are less use…

Warning: Bad Hosting Can Jeopardize Your Site’s Security

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  • Updated Sep 06, 2021
  • 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 Django Hosting: Where to Run Your Next Django Project?

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  • Updated Sep 06, 2021
  • 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…

Web Hosting Free Trial: Try These 5 Web Hosts for Free (No Credit Card Needed)

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  • Updated Sep 06, 2021
  • By Jerry Low
Web hosting free trials give users a chance to experience the host first-hand before committing. It’s an essential aspect of the purchasing process that some web hosts somehow neglect.  This omis…

Web Hosting vs Domain Name: Different?

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  • Updated Sep 06, 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…

Should You Get Your Domain from Namecheap or GoDaddy?

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  • Updated Sep 06, 2021
  • By Timothy Shim
Most of us don’t think in terms of who our domain registrar is, since we just package it in with whichever web host we’re planning to go with. However, did you know that most web hosts are just resell…

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

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  • Updated Sep 06, 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…

What are the Different Types of Web Hosting?

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  • Updated Sep 06, 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…

No Overselling Web Host: What Are Your Options

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  • Updated Aug 24, 2021
  • 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…

5 Truly Scary Things that Should Make You Run from a Web Hosting Company

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  • Updated Aug 24, 2021
  • By Jason Chow
Talk to nearly anyone who has ever owned a website and you’ll quickly find at least one web hosting horror story. One of the most important things about your online presence as a business owner or ent…

Best Registrars to Search and Buy a Domain Name

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  • Updated Aug 16, 2021
  • 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 to Purchase a Domain Name from Registrar or Existing Owners

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  • Updated Aug 16, 2021
  • 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…