Category Archives: Hosting Advice

Green web hosting for the environment

These days, more and more web hosting companies are going “green”. That doesn’t mean these companies are experiencing motion sickness, but rather they are centering their hosting business around environmentally friendly operating policies. What types of changes are these companies … Continue reading

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Avoid free web hosting companies

The best things in life may be free, but great web hosting service is not one of them. You may have seen free hosting companies in your search for a new hosting provider. Generally, the emphasis is placed on the … Continue reading

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Basic Web Hosting Definitions

For newcomers to the world of web hosting, the vast amount of need-to-know information can be overwhelming. There are so many terms to know and understand. Here are a few defintions to increase your knowledge of web hosting and hosting … Continue reading

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Linux vs Windows hosting

Not sure if you need Linux web hosting or Windows web hosting? Both have respective upsides and drawbacks. Linux based hosting is the most prominent form of hosting on the Internet. This is because many of the technologies that run … Continue reading

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Control panels for web hosting

Control Panels are a very important part of any web hosting package. They allow you to manage your site and account in many different ways. Control panels make operating a website simple and fun, even for the technically challenged. Most … Continue reading

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Understanding uptime

Uptime is extremely important in the world of web hosting. It signifies the amount of time a web server is online and available during a certain time frame. When a server is online, your website is up and available for … Continue reading

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Beware of Web Hosting Overselling

Ever wonder why some web hosting companies are able to offer shared hosting services at ridiculously low prices? These companies are more than likely engaging in the act of overselling. Overselling is when a hosting company sells more disk space … Continue reading

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VPS – Virtual Private Servers

A Virtual Private Server, or VPS for short, is a partition of a Dedicated Server that gives users more power and flexibility than Shared Hosting accounts. Some advantages of Virtual Private Servers: – Full root access is provided to users … Continue reading

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Do You Need A Dedicated Server?

After starting your website with a Shared Hosting service, you may find yourself in a bind. Bandwidth is constantly being exceeded due to high traffic, making your site load at the pace of a tortoise. This means one thing: It’s … Continue reading

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All About Shared Hosting

Want to start a blog, personal website, photo sharing website or discussion forum? If so, you’re going to need some type of Shared Hosting. Shared Hosting is the most common form of web hosting available. It can also be known … Continue reading

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