SiteGround is Better for Europe Based Web Hosting

In the web hosting world, there are a few well-known names - Hostgator, Bluehost, SiteGround, and GoDaddy being the most recognizable. Out of these, we GoDaddy from serious discussion, because of their web hosting is seriously lacking without an SSL certificate, for example. That leaves the other … [Read more...]

SiteGround Cloud Hosting is Really Their VPS Offering!

If you search SiteGround's packages for VPS hosting, you won't find any. Instead, you'll find their cloud hosting plans, and their incredibly good "GoGeek" plan. The truth is that SiteGround cloud hosting is the substitute for VPS hosting. In fact, SiteGround blurs the line between VPS and shared … [Read more...]

Is SiteGround Too Expensive? Is it Worth it?

NOTE: I've officially switched my recommendation from SiteGround to NameHero Hosting. Despite being unpopular, I stand by my choice. Among other reasons, SiteGround renewal costs were simply too high. Here's why I no longer recommend SiteGround. SiteGround is a lot more expensive compared to the … [Read more...]

SiteGround vs Hostgator: Features over Price

Note: I NO LONGER recommend SiteGround. Instead, I choose NameHero Hosting. I suggest you check out my NameHero vs Hostgator comparison instead. Though it wasn't easy for me, I felt I SiteGround price increases were finally too much. Here's why I no longer recommend SiteGround. Hostgator is … [Read more...]

SiteGround Caching Tiers: What do you Get?

SiteGround is one of the few web hosts to implement server-based caching, as opposed to caching via plugins. However, the level of caching depends on your plan. Here I'll explain the SiteGround caching levels levels, and which plans are supported. This is a list of all SiteGround discounts so you … [Read more...]

No Need for 3rd Party Backup Solutions with SiteGround!

In March 2019, SiteGround upgraded its hosting plans to included advanced backup and restore functionality for all of its plans instead of just a few of them. I'd already mentioned in my post on CodeGuard backup solutions, that you mostly didn't need it with SiteGround. Even the basic hosting plan … [Read more...]

SiteGround Applies the QUIC Protocol: Beats Cloudflare!

SiteGround recently announced last month, that they officially support QUIC - the improvement to HTTP/2. This allows faster simultaneous connections for multiple resources that don't suffer from what is called "Head of Line Blocking" or HOLB. This makes SiteGround one of the first web hosts to offer … [Read more...]

SiteGround StartUp Review – What You Get (And DON’T)

The SiteGround StartUp plan is one of the best entry-level packages of all the hosting providers. In terms of CPU power, it beats out the others by far. See below for more details. With SSD drives, free SSL, and premium support, I've often called SiteGround the "Apple" of the web hosting world. To … [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...]

Top 3 Web Hosts with the Best Hosting Support

Good hosting support is hard to come by. All providers promise you the moon and the sky, talking about their "Award Winning Support", and how they have representatives working around the clock just to help you. At the same time, these providers will have hosting plans at such low prices, that make … [Read more...]

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