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Should You Use Site Builders for Creating Websites?

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In today’s digital age, having a website is a must for any business or individual who wants to reach a wider audience. Building a website from scratch can be a daunting task, especially for those who are not tech-savvy. This is where site builders come in. Site builders are web applications that allow users to create websites without the need for coding knowledge. In this article, we’ll discuss whether or not you should use site builders for building your site, including a comparison of popular site builders with traditional code-based tools, cost vs performance analysis, as well as advantages and disadvantages of site builders.

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The Comprehensive Web Hosting Migration Checklist

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Finding a reliable web hosting provider is an advantage in its own self. However, at times, we may need to migrate our website away from a given web host and head towards a new hosting space.

The reasons for such migration might vary. For example, our website may have outgrown the current web hosting plan’s capacity, or the current web host might just be taken over by EIG (yes, that happens a lot) and we’d be better off hosting our stuff elsewhere. Similarly, the need for better quality support or the ability to run a given script (say, we now need a host that supports FFMPEG encoding) are some valid reasons why we need to migrate our website away from its existing hosting provider.

In such cases, are there any specific considerations that we must bear in mind? Is there a handy checklist that we can adhere to when attempting to migrate our website to a new web hosting provider? In this article, we will be discussing the answer to these questions.

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Features of Web Hosts You Should Consider Avoiding

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The web hosting industry has a lot of competition. To set themselves apart from the crowd, many web hosting providers offer a custom set of features. While most of such custom features are generally very useful, there are certain special “features” that you should stay away from.

So, which offerings and customized solutions of web hosts you should try to avoid? This article will answer the question.

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Best Ways to Resell Hosting — Reseller, VPS, or Dedicated Servers?

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Reselling web hosting is often a lucrative business if done correctly. You need to provide good support to your clients and offer a decent set of features, but other than that, you are mostly free from worries. Of course, this depends on the nature of reselling model that you have. If you are cutting corners and relying on poor upstream hosting provider, your reselling business will not fare well.

Thus, you need to pick an upstream hosting provider that offers reliable uptime. Beyond that, you also need to have a business model that is profitable. One such concern that you should have is: which is the best way to resell web hosting? Should you opt for a reseller plan, get a VPS, or have a dedicated server? This article shall answer the question.

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10 Things to Consider Before Signing up With a Web Host

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The web hosting industry is highly saturated and there are numerous good as well as bad web hosts out there. In fact, conducting proper market research is nearly impossible for the average buyer in the web hosting industry, simply because the options are too many.

That said, what homework should you do before you sign up with a web hosting provider? Of course, you must be aware of your own requirements and needs so that you can pick the perfect plan for yourself. However, is there anything that you must do before you finalize a web host, other than focusing on your website in particular? In this article, we will take a look at ten things you should surely consider before selecting any web hosting provider.

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WordPress Maintenance Tips: Easy Ways to Keep WordPress Running Smoothly

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WordPress is the world’s most popular Content Management System. Used by nearly a quarter of the web, WordPress powers a wide variety of websites and blogs nowadays. You can build eCommerce stores, blogs, corporate sites, portfolio projects, and a lot more with WordPress.

However, to keep your WordPress website in good health, you need to take certain steps every now and then. Over time, WP installations tend to get bloated and this can affect the performance of your website. In this article, we will be discussing some simple WordPress maintenance tips to help you keep your WP site working well.

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What Type of Web Hosting Plan do You Need?

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If you have ever purchased web hosting, you might already be aware that there are various web hosting plans and types. You can pick from shared hosting packages and go right up to a powerful dedicated server for your website.

Amidst such different options, which one is ideal for you? Of course, we know that dedicated servers can power large websites with a lot of traffic whereas shared hosting plans are for smaller and less busy websites. But how do you figure out which plan your website actually needs?

If you fail to pick the correct hosting plan, you might end up wasting money on resources and features that your website does not need. In this article, we shall be taking a look at some of the common web hosting offerings and the intended or possible usage of each.

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Most Popular Operating Systems For Web Hosting Servers

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When it comes to operating systems, there is no shortage of choice. Some operating systems, such as Windows, are more popular than the rest whereas others, such as Kali Linux, are used for specific niche such as penetration testing.

However, when it comes to web hosting servers, which operating systems are more in use and which ones should you prefer? In this article, we will be taking a look at some of the most popular names related to operating systems for web hosting servers. It is, obviously, worth noting that operating systems for servers are different from what we might run on our computers.

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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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What to do When Your Shared Hosting Plan Consumes Too Many Resources?

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Shared hosting tends to be limited in terms of resources and usage allocations. Many web hosts out there do offer unlimited bandwidth and storage, whereas still others are happy to provide very high amounts of storage space and bandwidth. However, the restrictions on shared accounts are generally imposed on memory usage and I/O allocations. This does not mean you cannot run a website properly on shared packages. In fact, it is highly possible to run a busy website on a shared hosting account, but you do need to optimize your website well.

Now, the question is, what to do if your website on shared hosting consumes too many resources? Why is that happening and is there a remedy for it that you can use to fix the issue?

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