First-Time Web Hosting Pitfalls and Suggestions

If you've never hosted a website before, you need to go slowly and not get carried away with big promises. You're going to make mistakes, and sometimes start over. So here are the criteria for a web host if this is your first rodeo: Needs to be cheapHave a short billing cycleMust be … [Read more...]

Types of Web Hosting Discounts

Searching for the best web hosting deal can be confusing, because each host has a slightly different spin on the way they offer discounts. If you're not careful, you can find yourself hit with a surprise bill at the end of the year. This is one of the reasons why hosting prices are misleading. So … [Read more...]

$3/m is the MINIMUM to Pay for Discount Web Hosting

If you're looking for the cheapest web hosting, there's a certain price point below which you shouldn't go. Below that, web hosts start compromising on basic features that you'll need to run even a small website. Here are the limits I've found in my research: MINIMUM Price for 3-years: $2.64/m … [Read more...]

3 Expensive Web Hosting Services That Are Worth it

I spend a lot of time talking about the most affordable web hosting packages, figuring out the fine line between features, and cost. But sometimes, price isn't a concern. What you're looking for is rock-solid stability, excellent customer service, and features that make your life easier. So here … [Read more...]

5 Different Ways to Use Your Web Hosting Space

So you've just purchased a web hosting plan, and have set up your website. Great! But did you know that you can do a lot more with your service than just host websites? You probably haven't thought of it before, simply because you purchased your plan with a single goal in mind. But a piece of a … [Read more...]

Paid Links Can Help your SERPS with rel=”sponsored”!

For years, Google's advice for paid links has been the same. You must "nofollow" them. This meant that Google wouldn't take these links into consideration for ranking. The idea was simple of course - if a website doesn't want to "endorse" a particular site, but still needs to link to it, then should … [Read more...]

Website Hosting for WordPress with WPMU DEV

Today on 17th September 2019, WPMU DEV is releasing its hosting plans as part of the existing subscription model. This is amazing news for customers, as it's a free addition to the lost list of features that WPMU DEV already provides for its standard $49/m. In this review, I'll explain the features … [Read more...]

Why Shared Hosting Will NEVER Go Away

The web hosting world has seen a lot of changes in the past decade. We've seen the introduction of cloud hosting, VPS containers, Amazon AWS, and other cloud computing technologies like Google Cloud Compute. In addition, new products have popped up that allow users to create websites without … [Read more...]

Wix Holds Your Website Hostage – a Bad Idea

If you're starting a website for the first time, you might be considering Wix - a website builder that allows you to create a new site in just a few clicks. The main features are ease of use, as you can start building website components without any coding knowledge and can implement … [Read more...]

Web Hosting Price Changes in 2020

2019 saw a lot of developments in the web hosting space. Free SSL became widespread, continuing the trend from 2018, cPanel announced its new license pricing, and more companies gave up their "cloud hosting" plans and choose to focus on VPS instead. But web hosting price changes are going to be the … [Read more...]