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Everything You Need to Know About LAMP Stack

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  • Updated 2022-05-06
  • By Timothy Shim
There are a variety of software stacks used in web development or application deployment. One of the most popular combin…

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

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  • Updated 2022-05-05
  • 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…

Hostgator vs. SiteGround – Is Pricier Option Better?

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  • Updated 2022-04-14
  • By Jerry Low
There are times that when it comes to looking at two hosts, there is very little wiggle room to prove that one is superi…

Inodes Explained

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  • Updated 2022-04-11
  • 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&#…

What Wikipedia Can’t Tell You about Web Hosting

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  • Updated 2022-03-24
  • 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 vis…

Target vs. Wal-Mart: Whose Server Is Faster? (& Why It Matters)

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  • Updated 2022-03-24
  • By Daren Low
When choosing your next web host, speed should be at the top of your considerations. A faster web host means a better ex…

How Vulnerable is Your Web Hosting Provider?

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  • Updated 2022-03-24
  • 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 a…

Is True Cloud Hosting Cheaper? A Deep Dive into Cloud Pricing

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  • Updated 2022-03-23
  • By Jerry Low
Cloud Computing has only really been more highly commercialized over the past ten years or so. Technically however, the …

10 Outstanding Alternatives to Cloudways

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  • Updated 2022-03-23
  • By Jason Chow
Cloudways is a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider (our review). It acts as a conduit between users and various Cloud …

How to Choose the Right Web Host

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  • Updated 2022-03-23
  • By Jerry Low
There is no rocket science in finding a hosting service that matches your needs. In this article, I will guide you along…

Survey: Is Managed WordPress Hosting Worth the Extra Costs?

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  • Updated 2022-03-18
  • By Jason Chow
However, not all managed WordPress hosting services are created equal and for some users, it might not even be worth it …

Best Amazon AWS Alternatives

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  • Updated 2022-03-15
  • By Timothy Shim
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is one of the top-notch, most comprehensive, and broadly adopted Cloud platforms. They offer c…

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

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  • Updated 2022-02-28
  • 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 i…

Best Web Hosting for the United Kingdom (UK) – Compare, Review, Choose

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  • Updated 2022-02-28
  • By Timothy Shim
Businesses in the United Kingdom (UK) are fortunate in the digital space – at least as far as web hosting goes. Th…

Best Web Hosting for Japan Websites – Review & Compare

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  • Updated 2022-02-28
  • 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 hos…

Best Web Hosting for Malaysia – Compare & Review

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  • Updated 2022-02-28
  • By Jason Chow
Malaysia is one of the best digitally connected countries in the Southeast Asia region. Aside from high broadband penetr…

Best Web Hosting for Canada – Local & International Brands to Review & Consider

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  • Updated 2022-02-22
  • By Jerry Low
Over the past years, there has been an almost frantic focus on business digitalization in Canada. In 2021, the digital b…

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

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  • Updated 2022-02-21
  • 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 si…

Best Cloud Hosting Providers

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  • Updated 2022-02-17
  • By Jerry Low
The best “Cloud” hosting providers today offer users more than just a collection of resources. They often di…

11 Cheaper Alternatives to SiteGround Hosting

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  • Updated 2022-02-17
  • By Jason Chow
SiteGround has a formidable reputation in web hosting but recent price hikes have prompted some to look towards cheaper …

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

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  • Updated 2022-02-17
  • By Timothy Shim
The Internet is far beyond its fledgling days and is growing exponentially at rates never seen before. User-generated co…

Web Hosting for Non-Profit Websites

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  • Updated 2022-02-17
  • By Jerry Low
Building a website is something that all non-profits should do. It’s a good way of exponentially increasing reach at ver…

Who Is The Most Popular Website Hosting Company?

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  • Updated 2022-02-17
  • By Azreen Azmi
TL;DR GoDaddy is by far the most popular web hosting provider in term of search popularity and social media followings. …

Warning: Bad Hosting Can Jeopardize Your Site’s Security

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  • Updated 2022-01-10
  • By WHSR Guest
While building your website, you probably focus on the content, SEO, the graphics and layout, advertising and marketing …

Best Free SSL Web Hosting of 2022

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  • Updated 2022-01-05
  • By Jerry Low
Despite an increasing focus on web security, not all web hosting companies are willing to provide free SSL for customers…

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

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  • Updated 2021-12-23
  • 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 sta…

10 Ways to Protect Your Business from a Bad Web Host

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  • Updated 2021-09-06
  • By Jerry Low
A reliable web host keeps your site up and running (accessible to clients) consistently with minimal downtime; a bad web…

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

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  • Updated 2021-09-06
  • By Jerry Low
For hosting support – I prefer live chats over phone calls because: It’s easier to talk about technical issues via words…

No Overselling Web Host: What Are Your Options

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  • Updated 2021-08-24
  • 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 …

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

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  • Updated 2021-08-24
  • 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 Curious Case of Absolutely Free Domain Name

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  • Updated 2021-04-15
  • By Timothy Shim
With more than 370 million domain names registered as of end 2020 Q3, domain names are hot selling commodities. In fact,…

6 Tips to Secure Your Domain Name from Domain Thieves

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  • Updated 2020-11-02
  • By Luana Spinetti
Domain thieves? Yes, a sly subcategory of those domain buyers and resellers we call domainers. To buy a dropped or expir…