When to Upgrade Hostgator Hatchling?

The Hostgator Hatchling plan is the cheapest package available from Hostgator. It's great value for money, especially considering that Hostgator doesn't deceptively cut corners and impose absurd hosting limits like 1 database on its cheapest plans. However, there will come a time when you need to … [Read more...]

Why WP-Tweaks is The Best Bluehost Buying Guide

Hi, I'm Bhagwad and the owner of WP-Tweaks. My goal is to provide the most thorough and comprehensive resources for web hosting companies on the Internet. One of these companies is Bluehost, and I'll explain below what makes WP-Tweaks special, and why you should rely on it for your Bluehost … [Read more...]

Bluehost CodeGuard Not Worth it: Alternatives

The in-built Bluehost backup is pretty pathetic. Even worse than Hostgator's. So obviously you need something to help protect your website when something goes wrong. The Bluehost CodeGuard add-on starts at $2.74/m. But in my opinion, it's just not worth it. Too little disk space, and the basic plan … [Read more...]

Why Bluehost is More Expensive than Hostgator

Even though both companies are owned by EIG and offer the same types of services, Bluehost is more expensive than Hostgator. This is because of two reasons: SSD drivesSpike or Resource protection Other than that, the two web hosts are pretty much the same in features and performance. Here's an … [Read more...]

Monitor Website Error Logs via Backups

Many website applications generate error logs sprinkled throughout their directory structure. For example, WordPress has hidden error logs even though you might not have enabled them via the "WP_DEBUG" directive in wp-config.php. It's hard to keep track of all these logs on a daily basis. A … [Read more...]

Hostgator Isn’t Bad, Just Lacking in Features

Hostgator gets an unfairly bad rap. Yes, it's pretty basic. No, they don't have advanced features like server caching, an in-built CDN, or a good backup system. But at this price point, it's the best you can expect. Without gimping customers, there is no host that is cheaper than Hostgator. If you … [Read more...]

Why DropMySite Beats Jetpack and CodeGuard

I've been looking for an automatic backup solution for my website for some time. I gave up on plugins like UpdraftPlus because they place a huge load on your site, and during that time your pages will be slow. I finally narrowed my choices down to these three … [Read more...]

Hostgator Backups Are Pitiful: Do Better

Hostgator does a terrible job at backing up your site. Even compared to the generally poor standards of shared hosting, the service is woeful. Most web hosts automatically take at least a daily backup, in addition to once a week. Hostgator only takes weekly backups - and that too on a random day … [Read more...]

Why I No Longer Recommend SiteGround

SiteGround was my favorite web host for a long time. In fact, I used to call it the "Apple" of the hosting world due to its focus on customer service and its non-compromising prices. However, after the cPanel changes and the discovery of alternate hosts like NameHero, I can no longer recommend … [Read more...]

Reseller Hosting is ALWAYS Better Than a VPS

The difference between reseller hosting and VPS is this. With reseller hosting, your main concern is customer support - nothing else. With a VPS, you are responsible for the entire technical backend, including customer support. So unless you're some kind of a tech god, don't bother trying. It's not … [Read more...]