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15 Best Ruby on Rails Hosting (2018) — Shared, Cloud, Cheap, Free

Discover the Top 15 Hosting Packages to Power Ruby on Rails

“Someone should create an app for that.” It’s a common statement. And odds are good that if a consumer has identified a need for a web application, a developer has probably already built a... read more »
By: Sean Garrity, 5/11/2018
15 Best: Web Hosting for Students & Teachers (2018) - Free & Paid

Educate Yourself: 2018’s Best Hosting Plans for Teachers and Students

Back in my day (cue wavering old-person voice), back-to-school shopping meant Trapper Keeper binders and Anne Frank folders. As the number of computer science classes and online education... read more »
By: Laura Bernheim, 5/8/2018
15 Best Website Builders for Small Business 2018: Hosting & eCommerce

Seeking a Website Builder for Your Small Business? Your Search is Over

If you’re an aspiring web entrepreneur ready to launch your vision and start turning profits online, you’re not alone. In fact, more than 70% of small businesses are now reaching their customers... read more »
By: Sean Garrity, 4/23/2018
18 Cheap Month-to-Month Web Hosting Plans (2018): Pay Monthly

18 Cheap Web Hosting Plans With Monthly Billing Options (2018)

We get it — commitment isn’t for everyone. Whether it’s a relationship or a web hosting contract, some people just want to have an easy way out if things get dicey. For website... read more »
By: Laura Bernheim, 4/18/2018
15 Best International Web Hosting (2018): A Review of Top Global Hosts

We Reviewed the Best International Hosts — See Who Came Out on Top

In today’s digital-centric landscape, maintaining a robust online presence is crucial for business success wherever you’ve set up shop on the globe. In fact, more than 80% of shoppers go online... read more »
By: Sean Garrity, 4/2/2018
JustHost "WordPress" Review 2018: Hosting Features and Coupons

How Does JustHost Compare With the Top WordPress Hosts?

Imagine being a teenager again. Now, imagine starting a company at the same time you get your driver’s license. As if that weren’t enough, imagine becoming a millionaire only a year... read more »
By: Laura Bernheim, 3/26/2018
12 Best Anonymous Web Hosting (2018):  Web Page, Image & Server Hosting

Looking for Anonymous Web Hosting? See Which Hosts Deliver the Best

If you tell your friends you’re looking to run a website anonymously, odds are good they’re going to assume you’re involved in some kind of nefarious project on the dark web. This is no surprise,... read more »
By: Sean Garrity, 3/19/2018
2018's WordPress-Approved Hosts Officially Endorsed by WordPress.org

Which Hosting Providers Have the WordPress.org Seal of Approval?

WordPress, the wildly popular open-source software, now supports more than 74 million websites, and the most reputable hosting providers are answering the demand with plans tailored to its use.... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 2/26/2018
How to Unzip a File in Linux/Ubuntu

Linux/Ubuntu Help: Unzip a File

File compression can be accomplished in many different ways on a Linux system. The easiest way to determine which method to use to de-compress your file is to look at the extension. If your... read more »
By: Ryan Frankel, 10/9/2015
How to Change File Ownership & Groups in Linux

How Can I Change File Ownership and Groups in Linux?

File ownership and groups for files are fundamental to the Linux operating system. Every file in Linux is managed by a specific user and a specific group. Figure Out Who Owns the File, Then Use... read more »
By: PJ Fancher, 10/9/2015
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