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Free Web Hosting Sites (2019): How to Host Website at $0 Cost

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jul 17, 2019
  • By Timothy Shim
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 all things free are equal though, and this time I’m going to l…

The Basics of .htaccess: How to Use & Examples

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  • Updated Jul 16, 2019
  • 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

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  • Updated Jul 02, 2019
  • 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…

Who Is The Most Popular Website Hosting Service?

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  • Updated Jul 02, 2019
  • By Azreen Azmi
We know that there are hundreds of hosting services available to us. Out of all them, some are more popular than others and have amassed quite a following. But which one of them is the most popular? W…

The Difference Between A Domain Name And Web Hosting

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  • Updated Jul 02, 2019
  • By Jerry Low
To make a website you must own a domain name and web hosting. But what’s a domain name? What’s a web hosting? Aren’t them the same? It’s important that you are crystal clear on…

No Overselling Web Host: What Are Your Options

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  • Updated Jun 20, 2019
  • By Jerry Low
Overselling is a concept that ethically is a bit off, but unfortunately happens all too often in the hosting world. In a shared server scenario, hosting providers are responsible for selling, allocati…

The Ultimate Guide in Tracking Website Uptime

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  • Updated Jun 20, 2019
  • 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 Hosting Upti…

8 Best Web Hosting Companies for Malaysia/Singapore Websites

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  • Updated Jun 12, 2019
  • By Abrar Mohi Shafee
    Best Web Host for Malaysian / Singaporean Websites Here are the 8 hosting companies who made out to our list in the following order. We considered not only the latency but also the custo…

The Curious Case of Absolutely Free Domain Name

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  • Updated May 15, 2019
  • By Timothy Shim
With more than 348 million domain names registered as of end 2018, domain names are hot selling commodities. In fact, there has been such great demand that the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names …

Best Web Hosting for Small Business (2019)

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  • Updated May 13, 2019
  • By Jerry Low
One key lesson I learned from reviewing dozens of hosting services is that a good web host might not always be the right web host. Why? Because different kinds of websites will have different needs. S…

6 Tips to Secure Your Domain Name from Domain Thieves

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  • Updated May 10, 2019
  • 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 Name for Dummies: How to Buy A Domain Name

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  • Updated May 10, 2019
  • 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…

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

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  • Updated May 10, 2019
  • 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, and…

Should You Get Your Domain from Namecheap or GoDaddy?

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  • Updated May 10, 2019
  • 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…

Best Web Hosting for Indian Websites

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  • Updated May 10, 2019
  • By Abrar Mohi Shafee
Is your website at India fully optimized for its local audience? How fast does it load for your users located in India? In this article, we will look into latency and reveal the best Indian hosting co…

Compare Web Hosting Control Panel: cPanel vs Plesk

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  • Updated May 10, 2019
  • By Jerry Low
In the world of web-hosting there are two control panels that are commonly used; cPanel and Plesk. Both solutions are generally offered by all web-hosting companies on a VPS or dedicated server plan a…