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Separate Domain Registrations from Your Web Hosting

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For years, many web hosting companies have offered customers the option to get a free domain name along with their purchase of a web hosting plan. Some web hosts offer a free domain name for the first year, while others offer it for free for as long as they’re a web hosting customer.

Yes, it may seem cost-effective for you to get a free domain name, but there’s more to think about before choosing this option. More often than not, it’s beneficial to register your domain name through a third-party domain registrar (e.g. NameCheap) than to have your web hosting company do it for you.

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Great Web Hosting Deals – Halloween 2019

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Here are some sweet Halloween web hosting treats for you. All of these hosting deals are active now through Halloween. Have a fun, spooky, and most of all safe Halloween! Check out the entire Review Hell web hosting coupon section to find even more hosting deals. Happy Halloween!

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cPanel Alternatives: Finding a Control Panel That Can Replace cPanel

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Following the recent cPanel price hike, the web hosting community has been abuzz with talks of alternatives to cPanel and WHM. Many web hosting providers had built their entire business around cPanel and WHM, so the change of pricing structure is likely to hit them the worst. As such, looking for a reliable alternative to […]

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cPanel Price Hike — What Happens Next? How is the Industry Reacting?

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Sometime back in 2018, Oakley Capital had acquired cPanel, the industry-leader when it comes to web hosting control panels. This move effectively brought both cPanel and Plesk under the same umbrella, as Oakley Capital also happens to be the parent company behind Plesk.

Recently, Oakley Capital decided to revise the cPanel/WHM pricing structure, thereby raising the prices fairly steeply in a short span of time. This was, by and large, expected as acquisitions almost always lead to a revision in pricing structure. However, such steep and monumental rise in pricing has led many in the web hosting world considering whether or not to continue with cPanel in the long run.

So, what lies next for cPanel? Will web hosting providers be shying away from it anytime soon, owing to the new pricing tariff? Let us explore and analyze the situation in greater detail.

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How to Start a WordPress Blog: A Guide to Themes, Plugins, Hosting and More!

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WordPress has long been the world’s most popular content management system. However, while today it can be used to power virtually any nature of website, WordPress began as a simple blogging platform. Even now, more and more blogs are being built using WordPress.

The question is, how do you build a blog using WordPress? Are there any special considerations that you must keep in mind? Simply put, what is needed when you intend to start a blog with WordPress?

If you have ever faced such questions, this page will answer them all. We will now discuss how to successfully start a blog using WordPress.

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How to Migrate from WordPress.com to Self-Hosted WordPress – A Step-by-Step Guide!

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WordPress.com is a great way to start a blog or website with ease. You do not have to worry about web hosting, security, or other things that come associated with hosting your own WordPress site. However, at times, you might need to migrate from WordPress.com to self-hosted WordPress website.

The reasons for such a migration from WordPress.com to self-hosted WordPress installation can vary. With that said, how can you migrate from WordPress.com to self-hosted WordPress? This guide will offer a step-by-step explanation of how to do it.

But first, let us discuss when and why you would need to migrate from WordPress.com to self-hosted WordPress.

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NGINX Acquired by F5 – What Does it Mean for Web Hosts?

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Recently, it was announced that NGINX has been acquired by F5. NGINX, the popular web server that has a loyal user base, is now owned by F5, a company that focuses more on the NetOps market. For the web hosting world, what effect will this development have? Are there going to be any imminent changes […]

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Introducing Gutenberg – The New Editor in WordPress

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WordPress powers millions of websites and blogs on the internet. Over the course of years, WordPress has seen many new features, interfaces and code fixes. That said, one particular thing has remained more or less constant — the WordPress editor.

However, recently, all of that was revamped and totally changed. Gutenberg, the new WordPress editor, has replaced the older TinyMCE editor. Going forward, starting from WordPress 5.0 itself, Gutenberg is the default editor in WordPress.

Well, what exactly is this Gutenberg and should WordPress users be concerned about it? How does it differ from the older WP editor? More importantly, does it have anything new to offer or is it just a bunch of subtle changes to the TinyMCE editor?

This article will clear the confusion surrounding Gutenberg and also offer some practical insight and advice related to the new WordPress editor.

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Great Web Hosting Deals: Black Friday – Cyber Monday 2018

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This post will be updated as new Black Friday and Cyber Monday web hosting deals are found/sent in. Happy Thanksgiving folks! Check out the following collection of Black Friday and Cyber Monday web hosting deals. If you’re in need of a web hosting plan this is the best week of the entire year to save […]

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Tips and Ideas For Securing a Virtual Private Server

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A Virtual Private Server, or VPS as it is commonly called, is often considered to be the next step after shared hosting. In a shared hosting environment, you are provided with just a fraction of the server resources. With a VPS, on the other hand, you get greater access to server resources. Furthermore, with layers […]

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