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best wordpress web hosts

What Should I Expect From WordPress Hosting?

As WordPress is the CMS (content management system) behind about a fifth of the worlds websites, it has proved its potential for website building and management. In terms of design and functionality, from WordPress you can expect the sky to be the limit, if you know how to use it. As WordPress can be tailored to suit the deve…

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wordpress hosting

What is WordPress?

WordPress is an open source website management and building tool. Open source means that it wasn’t just made by one / a set of developers, it can be added to by anyone who has a good idea and knows how to build it. That’s partly what’s great about WordPress, because it’s constantly evolving with new an…

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Shared Website Hosting

What can you expect from a Shared Hosting service?

The choice you have when picking a shared hosting service has now reached an unprecedented level, so much so that if you wanted to see every package and make a choice upon what you’ve seen, you’d need 25 hours in the day. They change prices every day and offer new things every day, the services you reviewed first …

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Shared Hosting

Shared Hosting Dissection

Shared hosting is the basis of all hosting packages, you’ll see it as (most often) the cheapest option of the services offered from hosting companies. The reason it’s the cheapest is because it is as basic as hosting can get, you are bundled onto a server with a bunch of other random customers, you don’t own…

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joomla

What Can I Expect From Joomla?

The growing popularity of Joomla hosting has caused the costs of getting yourself a website up and running using the popular CMS (content management system) to come crashing down. What used to be a $100s / month, team-run operation is now no more than a $5 / month, internet connection and 10 minute a day job, thanks to the in…

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joomla hosting

What is Joomla hosting?

Joomla is a free and open source content management system, somewhat similar to WordPress and Drupal, which powers some of the biggest websites in the world. eBay, McDonald's and Sony all trust Joomla with their website content, along with 10 million other sites. More than half a million people actively contribute to Joom…

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cPanel

What can you expect with cPanel hosting packages?

As cPanel hosting is extremely popular, there are a multitude of different packages you have the choice of when looking to make your new website using cPanel. There are hundreds of different companies, each with a few different hosting packages, which can create a fair bit of confusion for those who want no more than a websit…

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cPanel hosting

cPanel Hosting in a nutshell

cPanel stands for control panel, and it does exactly what it says on the tin. cPanel is one of the most popular ways to control the content and functions of your website, very commonly coupled with WordPress, and it’s very easy to see why. From just one page, you can access and manage your mail, control the domains / su…

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Cloud Hosting

What's a standard Cloud Hosting Package

Cloud hosting is a brilliant tool if you need space to save your website’s files. It’s extremely secure and is a lot more reliable than other hosting options, like shared hosting, whilst being a similar price. Sometimes, with hosting services, it's hard to understand what you are actually getting, so here'…

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best cloud web hosting

Cloud Hosting Breakdown

Cloud hosting was the future when it first came to fruition, but now it’s the present, it’s everywhere. It’s the backbone of Amazon and a market worth $16 billion. Cloud hosting is hosting exactly how you’d imagine, available at the click of a mouse upon an internet connection. Nothing is stored your e…

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hosting-reviews

Understanding Web Hosting Reviews?

If you are looking to find the best hosting service this probably isn’t the first web hosting review site you would have come across. It’s very important to choose a good web hosting provider for your website. The last thing you want is to choose an unreliable web host which means your website keeps going up and d…

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cheap hosting

Common Problems with Cheap Web Hosting

Common Problems with Cheap Web Hosting

Normally you don’t expect “top quality” when you hear something described as, cheap, the phrase “you get what you pay for” springs to mind.

But is that true of cheap web hosting?

In my experience there are some …

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free website hosting

What to look for in a free website hosting provider?

Free website hosting is a mixed bag; it usually insinuates poor load times, uptime and feature set. Therefore, one way to decide which free website hosting package is the best, you should look at their load times, uptime and how many / how useful the features of each are. You can gauge how good these aspects of each company a…

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Can you really get free website hosting?

Website hosting companies are far from rare on the internet, and all of them claim to be the best value for money, but now and then you hear about free web hosting. Does this really exist and if so what do you get for free?

The simple answer is YES - There is such thing as free web hosting, but you really have …

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free domain hosting

Tips for Choosing a Domain Name.

Most web hosting providers give you a free domain name with any new hosting plan. If you are starting a new website, the chances are you probably already have a domain name in mind. However a domain name search can be a long process as your desired domain may be taken or not available so you have to choose a different domain.…

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Secure Web Hosting

Keep Your Web Hosting Secure

If you have your own website than it is important to keep your website safe and secure from hackers, social engineering, domain thieves and spammers. Internet crimes are not like traditional crimes, it is much harder to catch and prosecute perpetrators and there are few laws to do so. The best thing you can do is prevent the …

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cloud hosting and storage

Cloud Hosting & Storage

Cloud hosting or cloud file storage is an obscure concept to many who hear about it. Most people imagine, someone launching servers or filing cabinets into the atmosphere, or at least that is how the cartoonists depict it.

The reality is that files that live in the cloud are as you may have guessed not living in an …

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create website from scratch

Create Your Own Website From Scratch?

Did you know that it is now easier than ever to create your own website from scratch?

Plus you don’t need any web design or programming skills either as it's so easy even school children and doing it.

Gone are the days of needing expensive software and years of coding knowledge to build a website…

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domain name search

What does host unlimited free domains mean?

You often see shared web hosting companies stating "Host Unlimited Domain" but what does this really mean?

Surely you can’t have one shared hosting account for multiple websites?... Or can you?

Some web hosts actually do let you do exactly that! You can have one shared hosting plan, pay one…

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best website hosting

Choosing the best website hosting service?

To choose the best web hosting service for your website needs you need to consider many options like, how much do you want to spend? How much space do I need? Do I need a domain? There are some top quality web hosts around who have been in the industry many years, so they can offer you a higher level of service than some web …

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what is a web hosting

What is Web Hosting?

Web hosting is a service which allows websites to be published to the internet and hosted so they are accessible on the around the world on the World Wide Web for everybody to find. Web hosting companies buy or lease many servers in a data center which are connected to the internet, and sell partitioned space on the server, t…

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Is Your Website Stuck in 2005

Is Your Website Stuck in 2005?

Is Your Website Stuck in 2005?

Some of us may remember the days of dialup internet when most website were covered with glittering icons or flashing buttons and looked like something closer to a first grader’s sticker covered school project than a professional website. Luckily most sites now a day are cleaner a…

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Wordpress Hosting

Wordpress Hosting 101

When most people hear WordPress they tend to associate it with blogging as WordPress started as open source blogging software. Some may think of WordPress.com which is a free blogging community and site similar to Blogger or Tumblr. The Wordpress that powers 22% of internet websites which include blogs, informational sites an…

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Dedicated Website Hosting

VPS and Dedicated Website Hosting

When trying to understand the differences between shared, dedicated and VPS (Virtual Private Servers) it is best to think the plans as housing for your files.

Shared hosting is like an apartment building where the building or server has many tenants or hosting accounts sharing the space and the utilities. This works…

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right hosting plan

How to Choose the Right Web Host for Your Small Business

It may seem like there is a tremendous number of web hosting services each offering mulitple plans. So with so muich choice, which web host is right for you?

The easiest way to choose the right plan is to start with who you are and what you need. We can do that by asking a few simple questions.

How tech sa…

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designing your first website

Designing Your First Website? Some Tips to Get You Going! Part 2

Once you have gathered your content and mocked up which content will go on specific pages you can select the template or wordpress theme that will work well with the structure you set up. When selecting your design try to pay attention to the elements that cannot be changed, the color scheme and the way the design looks on mo…

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designing your first website

Designing Your First Website? Some Tips to Get You Going! Part 1

If you are staring at a blank slate trying to decide how to design your website it can be helpful to sketch up a plan. It may seem counter intuitive to start your design with Navigation and content then pick a template after but it will be much easier to choose a template that works once you know what content you have and wha…

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Create a landing page

Create a Website That Converts

While there is no exact formula for creating the most effective landing page there are some simple rules you can follow to make sure you are getting the best results from your audience by creating a website that converts.

Make sure your call to action is above the fold. Not all of your visitors will scroll down the …

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