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Domain Name for Dummies: How to Buy A Domain Name

  • Hosting Guides
  • November 06, 2017
  • 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…

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

  • Hosting Guides
  • August 01, 2017
  • By Jerry Low
For hosting support – I prefer live chats over phone calls because: It’s easier to talk about technical issues via words, images, and screen captures Conversations on overseas phone calls are less use…

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

  • Hosting Guides
  • July 06, 2017
  • By Guest Poster
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 most important things about your online presence as a business owner or ent…

What Wikipedia Can’t Tell You about Web Hosting

  • Hosting Guides
  • February 14, 2017
  • 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 visuals, you might even be actively involved in every area of content creation, dev…

How to Migrate Your Website to HTTPS (Step-by-step Guide)

  • Hosting Guides
  • February 10, 2017
  • By Guest Poster
I’m sure you don’t need me to tell you that if you want to have a high ranking website these days then you’ve got your work cut out. Getting backlinks, optimizing pages, creating content, social media…

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

  • Hosting Guides
  • August 10, 2017
  • 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 started a survey and spent 1.5 months collecting users’ hosting f…

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

  • Hosting Guides
  • December 10, 2016
  • 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 experience for your users and customers. It creates a stronger foundation for your…

10 Ways to Protect Your Business from a Bad Web Host

  • Hosting Guides
  • March 03, 2017
  • By Jerry Low
A reliable web host keeps your site up and running (accessible to clients) consistently with minimal downtime; a bad host, on the other hand, can be detrimental to your success by capsizing traffic, n…

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

  • Hosting Guides
  • May 01, 2017
  • 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 simple, I want to know – Where are bloggers hosting their blog, Are they hap…

[Infographic] Total VPS Hosting Guide

  • Hosting Guides
  • May 01, 2017
  • By Jerry Low
Just in case you have no time for our Total VPS Hosting Guide, the following infographic will give you a quick overview on things you need to know. Keep in mind that most websites launched using a sha…