KnownHost vs SiteGround: Tough to Choose

SiteGround has many unique features, but KnownHost matches each and adds even more. But the biggest difference between KnownHost and SiteGround is the price. SiteGround is twice as expensive as KnownHost, even though the discounted prices are similar. I hosted on SiteGround for seven years, so I … [Read more...]

Top 3 NGINX Shared Hosting Providers

NGINX hosting is hard to find, especially shared hosting. Here are the best NGINX web hosts: 1. 4.8 ★★★★★ Visit Site >> Pure NGINX serversStatic file cachingFree backupsFree WAF and malware removalFree private DNSOPcode … [Read more...]

3 Essential Features of Good Web Hosting

I've been hosting my own website for years and during that time I've learned a lot about what makes a good host. I've wanted to write this post for a long time, sharing my valuable experience with those just getting started. Things like disk space, domain names, and pre-installed apps are not … [Read more...]

How to Inline Above the Fold CSS

Inlining your CSS is especially important if you have low-cost web hosting, like Hostgator for example. Here are the steps to identify and inline above-the-fold CSS for your WordPress site. Related to Inlining CSS: Best TTFB HostingCDN Web Hosting for Low-Cost ProvidersServer-Side Caching: … [Read more...]

Moving From Shared Hosting to VPS is Hard!

I won't lie - if you're coming from shared hosting, you're in for a rude shock at how much work you have to do with a VPS. Migrating to a VPS is extremely hard if you have no experience. No web hosting provider tells you this. They all want you to upgrade to their "managed VPS" service, promising … [Read more...]

SiteGround Tried to Take Down my GoGeek Review

I've been a fan of SiteGround for years. In fact, I hosted my sites with them for 7 years. In my reviews, I have consistently labeled them as a "premium" service, going so far as to call them "The Apple of shared hosting". I'm no longer an affiliate, however. They didn't want any affiliates to refer … [Read more...]

How to Fix cPanel AutoSSL Errors Under a Cloudflare Proxy

A short while back, I woke up in the morning to find all my Let's Encrypt SSL certificates had expired. How was this possible? I had been using AutoSSL or Let's Encrypt for years and they were renewing without any issues. So I went into my web hosting panel and tried to renew them manually, but they … [Read more...]

3 Must-Have WordPress Plugins for Blazing Fast Speed

Now that search engines like Google have started considering the page experience for rankings, your site needs to load quickly. WordPress by default is pretty slow. It wasn't built with loading speed in mind and as a result, there are lots of JavaScript, CSS, and page generation inefficiencies. It … [Read more...]

Hostgator Flash Sale – October 18th 2021!

The latest Hostgator birthday flash sale is slated to begin on October 18th, 2021 through to October 22nd, 2021. Here are the full details. For more deals, check out the list. Start Date: Monday, October 18th, 12:00 AM CSTEnd Date: Friday, October 29th, 2021, 11:59 PM CST This is Hostgator's … [Read more...]

NameHero Client Area: Getting Around

The NameHero client area recently got an update with a snappy new interface that's faster, cleaner, and flatter than the one before. This, along with a complete refresh of the NameHero site design itself, gives the entire service a fresh new look. The client area in particular is now easier to … [Read more...]