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Great Web Hosting Deals: Black Friday – Cyber Monday 2023

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It’s the best time of the year to save on web hosting! If you need a new web hosting plan or if you’re looking to change web hosts check out this collection of Black Friday and Cyber Monday web hosting deals now.

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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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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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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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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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How to Properly Change Web Hosts With No Downtime

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For one reason or another, you may decide to change web hosts. When changing hosting providers, the last thing you want is for your websites to experience downtime. Regardless of how or when the move takes place, one thing remains crucial — you want to have your website up and running on the new host before you make any cancellation with your old host!

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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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Are You Paying Too Much For Web Hosting?

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It’s always a good idea to find ways to cut costs, whether it’s in business or your own personal finances. Web hosting, like many services, is usually billed on a reoccurring subscription based model, either monthly, annually, biennially, or triennially. Typically the more you pay for a service up front the better deal you will get, but keep in mind more often than not, the renewal price will be higher than the initial price you paid months or years prior. When your web hosting plan is up for another automatic charge don’t just let it happen without taking a moment to figure out if you can save some money on this expense.

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