Amazon AWS is Bad for Your Website: Here’s Why

Imagine this scenario: You've set up your site with AWS. Properly configured all the moving parts, created the connections between them, optimized your buckets, protocols, SSL certificates and CDN. It's been running fine for months. Then one morning you wake up blurry-eyed, only to find your site … [Read more...]

Hostgator Website Builder – Review and Coupons

The Hostgator Website Builder is Hostgator's latest focus on providing an end-to-end solution for customers starting out on their website. Normally, building a site consists of a bunch of intermediate steps: Choosing a domainSearching for hostingChoosing the software to create the siteWriting the … [Read more...]

How to Track Clicks on a Link with Google Tag Manager

How many times have you wanted to track clicks on a link in your WordPress sidebar? Perhaps you're debating the value of even having a sidebar in the first place. But to decide, you need data. How many times did people click on a sidebar link? What was the link? On which page was the link? The … [Read more...]

Why Cloudflare is the Best CDN (Even if it’s Free!)

I've been experimenting with a lot of different CDNs lately, and I've come to a realization. Cloudflare is the best CDN out of all the others in the market. It's easy to take it for granted. It's free, after all. It comes with most hosting plans out of the box. Hosts like SiteGround for example, … [Read more...]

How to Point a Domain Name to a Server’s IP Address

When you buy a VPS server, you can access it with an IP address. This tutorial will show you how to access the server with a domain name instead. Setup: Domain Points to Something Else Say you have a DigitalOcean VPS, and an IP address to access it. For example, I've just set up Apache on a … [Read more...]

How to Add a Table of Contents in WordPress via Shortcode

With more and more SEOs advocating "long form content", it's becoming increasingly difficult to navigate articles. Especially since so many articles just don't get to the point! In their drive to achieve a set number of words to qualify for "long form" articles, people have started to ignore the … [Read more...]

Bluehost: How to Transfer a Domain to Another Registrar

There are two situations when you want to transfer a domain from Bluehost: To another registrar like SiteGround, Hostgator, or some other web host. To another person - like if you sold the domain name or something In both these situations, the process is the same with only one difference … [Read more...]

How to Remove the Footer Link for Verbosa Theme in WordPress

Normally, removing the footer credits in a theme is easy. We can use an action hook, modify the child theme to just rewrite the relevant page. However, Cryout Creations makes it very difficult to remove the footer link for Verbosa and their other themes. For example, the Verbosa theme has the … [Read more...]

Two Ways to Access SiteGround Webmail with Screenshots

SiteGround hosting comes with built-in e-mail access with all its plans. Each has its own quota and limitations. Here a comparison of allotted mailbox resources with each plan: Here's a link with the complete list of plans along with the appropriate SiteGround coupon for maximum discounts on … [Read more...]

Bluehost Limits: Disk, Bandwidth, and CPU Restrictions

There was a time when Bluehost used to give detailed information about CPU resource usage and throttling. Sadly, that information is no longer available. However, you can still check your other resource usage stats. This is a tutorial on how to do that with the new interface. The resource usage … [Read more...]