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

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Nov 18, 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…

Who Is The Most Popular Website Hosting Service?

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  • Updated Nov 14, 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…

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

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  • Updated Nov 12, 2019
  • By Jerry Low
Control panels are such an integral part of our web hosting experience and yet not many of us give them much thought. For example, did you know that the two most popular Web Hosting Control Panels (WH…

Free Web Hosting Sites (2019): How to Host a Website for $0

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  • Updated Nov 05, 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 Difference Between A Domain Name And Web Hosting

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  • Updated Nov 05, 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 their differences befor…

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

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  • Updated Nov 05, 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…

Best Web Hosting for Small Business (2019)

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  • Updated Nov 05, 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…

The Curious Case of Absolutely Free Domain Name

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  • Updated Nov 05, 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 …

Choosing a Secure Web Hosting Service Provider

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  • Updated Nov 05, 2019
  • 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…

Best Web Hosting for Indian Websites

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  • Updated Sep 25, 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…

User Management Within MySQL Database With phpMyAdmin

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  • Updated Sep 25, 2019
  • By Luana Spinetti
There are situations when you can't simply open your CMS or forum installation and manage users from inside the platform. Suppose you've been hacked and can't access your admin account – what wi…

The Basics of .htaccess: How to Use & Examples

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  • Updated Sep 23, 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 Ultimate Guide in Tracking Website Uptime

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  • Updated Sep 23, 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…

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

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  • Updated Sep 18, 2019
  • By Jerry Low
This is a special announcement about the launching of my new project HostScore.net – a website where we publish hosting performance data and easy-to-understand metrics for web hosting consumers.…

How Green Web Hosting Works (and Which Hosting Companies Have Gone Green)

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  • Updated Aug 16, 2019
  • By Timothy Shim
Internet carbon footprint Quick link What is green web hosting Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) Carbon Offset Certificate (VER) Internet's annual CO2 output Best gree hosting to consider How to tell…

Best Web Hosting Companies for Malaysia/Singapore Websites

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  • Updated Jul 25, 2019
  • By Abrar Mohi Shafee
Compare Speed Test Results & Prices First – let's have a quick overview on the web hosting companies that we tested out in this region. We considered not only the latency but also the customer s…