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Choosing a Secure Web Hosting Service Provider

  • Hosting Guides
  • 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

  • Hosting Guides
  • 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

  • Hosting Guides
  • 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

  • Hosting Guides
  • 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 …

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

  • Hosting Guides
  • 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)

  • Hosting Guides
  • 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…

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…

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…

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

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  • 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…

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

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  • 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…

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…