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Here you’ll find all sorts of super useful information for making the most out of your web hosting experience
as well as countless tips and tricks for small business owners, freelancers, digital professionals and online entrepreneurs.

12 Oct

Infographic: A Guide to VPS Hosting

VPS is a virtual private server for your website. It's a more affordable and easier to maintain option than a dedicated server, and also more secure and sophisticated than the shared hosting option. It can be thought of as an online private room all for your website.   This infographic will tell you what are some of the most important benefits of VPS hosting and what you need to consider when choosing your VPS hosting provider. For more detailed information about VPS hosting read our in-depth blog post.   [caption id="attachment_1929" align="alignnone" width="424"] Click on...

12 Oct

Website Builder: All the Tools You Need for a DIY Website Project

Starting work on a website can seem like a daunting task with so many options available. Do you hire a website developer? Can you do it yourself? How much will it cost? How long will it take? Do you need to learn how to code? Don’t let these questions stop you from doing what you need. In 2018, it’s expected for a business to have a website; 30% of consumers won’t even consider a business if it doesn’t have one. Luckily, it’s easier than ever for you to build a site for...

9 Oct

Jetpack: The Ultimate Plugin Your WordPress Site Absolutely Needs

If you’re using WordPress to run your website, you know just how complicated things can get. You need to install a plugin for literally everything. Whether it’s making backups, setting up a virus scanner or even writing on a decent Word editor - you can only get those things if you install plugins. And here’s the problem: With each new plugin you install, you get a different set of options and tools you need to use. And that’s why, the more plugins you install, the more time it takes maintaining and...

5 Oct

Infographic: Features to Keep Your Website Secure

Website security is often an afterthought until something bad happens. Unfortunately, when it happens, the consequences can be irreparable for your business and your reputation. Don't postpone taking care of your website (and your customers') security until it's too late. In this infographic we have listed the security features you should be taking advantage of to ensure the digital safety of your business. Read the full blog post here.   [caption id="attachment_1861" align="alignnone" width="500"] Click on the image to view the full infographic.[/caption]...

5 Oct

How To Find The Best Web Hosting Provider For Your Website

If you want people to visit your website, it needs to be hosted on the internet. A web hosting provider will do this for you. As it becomes their job to get your website online, choosing a good web hosting provider is extremely important. In this article, we’ll discuss: What exactly does a web hosting provider give you; How to choose the perfect web hosting plan for your business website; The must-have features you should look out for in a web hosting provider. To get started, let's take...

2 Oct

The Comprehensive Guide to VPS Hosting

Just like every house on the planet needs a piece of land, where it will stand, every single website on the internet needs a space where it will be ‘hosted’. Consider this space as the equivalent of internet real estate, where all data on the website will be securely held. VPS (Virtual Private Server) is a ‘private space’, where you can host your website and all of its content. It’s virtual, implying that it’s online, and it’s private, implying that it’s specifically for your website, and not shared by anyone...