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What are the Different Types of Web Hosting?

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  • Updated 2022-02-17
  • By Jerry Low
Web hosting today is bundled and sold in many ways. Despite its relatively straightforward origins, consumer needs have …

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…

Best 8 Alternatives to Bluehost

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  • Updated 2021-12-27
  • By Jason Chow
Bluehost started offering web hosting services in 2003. The company has been popular but not everyone will find them an …

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…

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

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  • Updated 2021-12-22
  • By Jerry Low
As you search for a web host, you’ll undoubtedly come across the term “uptime” and all sorts of guarantees surrounding i…

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…

Best Registrars to Search and Buy a Domain Name

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  • Updated 2021-08-16
  • By Jerry Low
The complexity involved in choosing a domain name is twofold. First, you must think of a suitable name. Most people star…

How to Purchase a Domain Name from Registrar or Existing Owners

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  • Updated 2021-08-16
  • By Azreen Azmi
It was back in 1985 when the first domain name was registered and since then, the Internet has seen an exponential growt…

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…

Choosing a Secure Web Hosting Service Provider

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  • Updated 2020-07-15
  • By Timothy Shim
If you’ve been following my articles you may have come across some security-related topics such as Secured Socket Layer …

CloudFlare Offers Domain Registration With Zero Markup

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  • Updated 2020-07-15
  • By Azreen Azmi
Cloudflare is looking to make a move into the domain registrar market as they announced their newly launched service for…

Plesk vs cPanel: Compare World’s Most Popular Web Hosting Control Panel

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  • Updated 2020-06-15
  • By Jerry Low
Control panels are such an integral part of our website hosting experience and yet not many of us give them much thought…

Introducing HostScore.net – A New, Data-Driven Way to Choose A Web Host

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  • Updated 2020-03-16
  • By Jerry Low
This is a special announcement about the launching of my new project HostScore.net – a website where we publi…

Domain Names for UK Residents Operating a Global Business

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  • Updated 2019-04-09
  • By WHSR Guest
When you’re running a global business, it can be challenging to know which domain name is right for you or best represen…