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

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • Updated Aug 13, 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…

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

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • Updated Aug 05, 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…

Inodes Explained

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • Updated Aug 04, 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…

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

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • Updated Aug 04, 2021
  • By Jerry Low
Creating a website is super easy in 2021. 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…

How Much Hosting Bandwidth Do I Need For My Website?

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • Updated Apr 15, 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…

The Curious Case of Absolutely Free Domain Name

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • Updated Apr 15, 2021
  • By Timothy Shim
With more than 370 million domain names registered as of end 2020 Q3, domain names are hot selling commodities. In fact, there has been such great demand that the Internet Corporation for Assigned Nam…

The Basics of .htaccess: How to Use & Examples

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • Updated Mar 17, 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 …

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

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • Updated Mar 16, 2021
  • 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…

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

  • Web 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…

10 Best Domain Name Generators for Your Website

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • 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…

16 Ways to Optimize Your Used Hosting Diskspace

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • 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 …

What Wikipedia Can’t Tell You about Web Hosting

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • 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…

6 Tips to Secure Your Domain Name from Domain Thieves

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • 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…

Survey: Is Managed WordPress Hosting Worth the Extra Costs?

  • Web Hosting Guides
  • Updated Oct 17, 2020
  • By Jason Chow
However, not all managed WordPress hosting services are created equal and for some users, it might not even be worth it at all. To get the bottom of this, we decided to run a survey asking users about…

Choosing a Secure Web Hosting Service Provider

  • Web 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

  • Web 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…