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No Overselling Web Host: What Are Your Options

  • Hosting Guides
  • 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…

6 Tips to Secure Your Domain Name from Domain Thieves

  • Hosting Guides
  • 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

  • Hosting Guides
  • 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…

Should You Get Your Domain from Namecheap or GoDaddy?

  • Hosting Guides
  • 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…

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

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated May 10, 2019
  • By Jerry Low
Creating a website is super easy in 2019. 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…

How to save time with cron: Basic guide and sample codes

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated May 09, 2019
  • By WHSR Guest
What is cron? Cron is a Linux/UNIX daemon that is designed to execute a command at a predefined time. Since cron is a daemon, once it is executed it does not require any administration from the user. …

My Hosting Story: Downtown Host Review

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated May 08, 2019
  • By Lori Soard
I’ve designed websites for almost 15 years now, first for my own pleasure and later for others as a paid web designer. In that decade and a half, I’ve tried several different hosts. I currently use th…

Domain Names for UK Residents Operating a Global Business

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Apr 09, 2019
  • 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 represents your presence online. Even when you’re operating or headquartered in one plac…

Web Hosting Secrets: Inodes

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Mar 06, 2019
  • By Jerry Low
I bet most web hosting shoppers have not heard about inodes. It is, after all, almost an abandon topic in web hosting industry as the technical term reveals the secrets behind unlimited hosting offers…

10 Ways to Protect Your Business from a Bad Web Host

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Feb 27, 2019
  • By Jerry Low
A reliable web host keeps your site up and running (accessible to clients) consistently with minimal downtime; a bad web host, on the other hand, can be detrimental to your success by capsizing traffi…

How to Resolve an Issue with Your Web Host

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Feb 25, 2019
  • By Lori Soard
Today’s website owners have many different options for web hosting. In cases where a company isn’t providing the level of service that you need, it is fairly simple to find a new hosting company. Howe…

CloudFlare Offers Domain Registration With Zero Markup

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jan 17, 2019
  • 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…

How Much Hosting Bandwidth Do I Need For My Website?

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jan 10, 2019
  • By Jerry Low
When researching and choosing a web host to house your domain, one factor to evaluate and compare is the cost for your required amount of bandwidth, Yes, many providers offer “unlimited” hosting plans…

PayPal Hosting: 10 Best Web Hosts that Accept PayPal Payment

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jan 04, 2019
  • 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…

16 Ways to Optimize Your Used Hosting Diskspace

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jan 04, 2019
  • By Luana Spinetti
You bought a web hosting package that you thought would suffice to the needs of your website. Perhaps you knew that unlimited web hosting is more of a chimera and you went for a few GB plan with some …

8 Best Web Hosting Services for United Kingdom (UK) Websites

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jan 03, 2019
  • By Abrar Mohi Shafee
Want the best performance for your UK-based website? A web host with strong uptime and good customer support is not enough. Latency is an important factor that people often overlook when choosing a we…