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The Best Free Web Hosting Sites (2020)

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  • Updated Aug 04, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
* Updates: Price list and comparison table updated.  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…

Is True Cloud Hosting like Digital Ocean Cheaper? A Deep Dive into Cloud Pricing

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  • Updated Aug 01, 2020
  • By Jerry Low
Cloud Computing has only really been more highly commercialized over the past ten years or so. Technically however, the concept has been in existence for much longer. The term ‘Cloud’ is mainly in ref…

Best VPS Hosting Providers to Consider (2020)

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  • Updated Jul 28, 2020
  • By Jerry Low
VPS Hosting plans are the power points of most web hosting service providers solution range. They are the sweet spot of transition for many users and in fact, are where most do end up once they gradua…

10 Cheaper Alternatives to SiteGround Hosting

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  • Updated Jul 27, 2020
  • By Jason Chow
SiteGround has a formidable reputation in web hosting but recent price hikes have prompted some to look towards cheaper alternatives. With plans now starting at close to double in price, users might c…

Best Cloud Hosting Providers in 2020

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  • Updated Jul 21, 2020
  • By Jerry Low
The best “Cloud” hosting providers today offer users more than just a collection of resources. They often differentiate themselves in an already saturated market. With web services becomin…

Web Hosting Secrets: Inodes

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  • Updated Jul 21, 2020
  • 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…

Three Easy Ways to Create a Website: Step-by-step Beginner Guide

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  • Updated Jul 16, 2020
  • By Jerry Low
Creating a website is super easy in 2020. 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…

Choosing a Secure Web Hosting Service Provider

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  • 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

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  • 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…

Where to Host Your Next Project? Best Django hosting services

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  • Updated Jul 08, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
Django is a bit of an enigma because niche as it is, love for this framework seems to be torn between two interesting rivals – the United States and Russia. Still, there is a lot to like for dev…

7 GoDaddy Alternatives for Domain & Hosting

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  • Updated Jul 08, 2020
  • By Jason Chow
GoDaddy may be the ‘big daddy’ of hosting services but the biggest isn’t necessarily the best. Established in 1997 as Jomax Technologies, this Arizona-headquartered behemoth today serves over 18 milli…

PayPal Hosting: 10 Best Web Hosts that Accept PayPal Payment

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  • Updated Jul 07, 2020
  • By Abrar Mohi Shafee
Payment method could be a deciding factor for a web host. I would not be surprised if someone turns his back on a web host for not finding his desired payment method. There are dozens of online paymen…

Best Web Hosting for Small Business (2020)

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  • Updated Jul 07, 2020
  • By Jerry Low
Update notes: Facts checked and updated with latest stats and hosting rates. Best Platforms for Small Business Websites After evaluating all the good web hosts around, I have come down to a list of ho…

No Overselling Web Host: What Are Your Options

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  • Updated Jul 07, 2020
  • 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 to use to how well our sites perform. Yet so many times we sign up for plans onl…

Should You Get Your Domain from Namecheap or GoDaddy?

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  • Updated Jul 07, 2020
  • 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…

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

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  • Updated Jul 07, 2020
  • 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…