Lightsail vs Hostgator: Bad for Beginners

The biggest difference between Lightsail and Hostgator, is that Lightsail is like a managed VPS that comes installed with WordPress, but without customer support. Hostgator on the other hand is traditional shared hosting where everything is automatically configured. Lightsail isn't for beginners, … [Read more...]

Hostgator Free Web Hosting Alternatives

There is no Hostgator free web hosting per se. Even though Hostgator offers a free domain and a website builder, these are still paid plans. Zero-cost web hosting is another matter entirely, and comes with its own set of trade offs. In fact, no web host offers free web hosting without major … [Read more...]

Cheap Web Hosting is Sufficient with New Cloud Caching!

Welcome to a new world, where cheap, low-cost web hosting is sufficient for most sites. Sounds too good to be true? It's not. Technology is changing the web hosting game in ways that are shaking up the industry. Cheap Web Hosting - A Bad Idea? For years, you may have heard that cheap web … [Read more...]

NameHero NVMe SSD Drives = Blazing Speeds!

At the end of September 2020, NameHero introduced NVMe SSD drives for its Turbo and Business cloud hosting plans. This is a massive upgrade and allows NameHero to utilize the full power of SSD, rather than relying on the older SATA protocols, which were initially designed for spinning disks. This, … [Read more...]

SiteLock Hostgator Essentials: Features

Hostgator Essentials is the basic SiteLock package that you purchase with a new web hosting account on Hostgator. It enhances your core hosting by scanning your website for malware, giving you a CDN to host your static files, blocking bot attacks and more. SiteLock Hostgator Essentials … [Read more...]

NameHero Pricing Tiers + Free Domain

NameHero pricing for its cloud hosting is broken up into several tiers. Here's the complete chart for plans that come with a free domain: These are all the special NameHero coupons with discounts starting at 60% with the following promo code: The above code is for the "Starter" … [Read more...]

NameHero Security Features: A Full List

NameHero offers a level of security not ordinarily found in web hosts. All features are free and cover aspects such as: Malware scanning and removalTraffic pattern analysis/WAFIntrusion detectionFree offsite backupsLogin security with two-factor authentication While others like SiteGround … [Read more...]

Hostgator vs GoDaddy: Paid SSL Dooms GoDaddy

The single biggest difference between Hostgator and GoDaddy, is that GoDaddy doesn't have free SSL. I'd written about this issue in an earlier post way back in 2018, about how everyone except GoDaddy offers free SSL. I'm sorry to report that nothing has changed since then. GoDaddy SSL Price … [Read more...]

HostArmada vs NameHero: Withholding LiteSpeed

The biggest difference between HostArmada and NameHero is that HostArmada offers the LiteSpeed web server only on its most expensive "Speed Reaper" plan, whereas NameHero allows LiteSpeed on all its web hosting packages. Both are featured on the list of best LiteSpeed web hosts, but you need to keep … [Read more...]

HostArmada Security Features: Super Tight!

Of all the web hosts reviewed on WP-Tweaks, HostArmada has the best security features out of the box. In addition, they're free to all users. I'd made a passing mention of their amazing WAF in my HostArmada review. In this article however, I go into a little more depth about HostArmada's security … [Read more...]