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How to Host Your Own Website from Home (Plus 5 Pros & Cons)

How to Host a Website Yourself Using Windows or Linux Machines

Let’s imagine a world where hosting a website yourself is as simple and reliable as browsing the web. You could host your company’s site, your personal portfolio, your email server,... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 4/3/2017
The Best eCommerce Website Builders for Every Niche (Top 12)

Top 12 eCommerce Website Builders Categorized By Niche

Whether you’re starting the next great American coffee chain or yet another online dating site, the web host and site-building tools you choose make all the difference. I have a friend who... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 7/19/2017
"Blogger vs. WordPress" (6 Reasons to Switch & How to Transfer to WP)

Blogger vs. WordPress: 6 Reasons to Switch & How to Transfer to WP

I have a confession to make — I haven’t always been a WordPress user. As a young writer roughly 10 or 15 years ago, I found myself looking for an online platform on which to share ideas and... read more »
By: Laura Stamey, 5/19/2017
"WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org" (4 Things to Know & How to Switch)

What's the Difference Between WordPress.com and WordPress.org?

I live in WordPress. Every morning, I log into the backend of HostingAdvice.com, and a huge chunk of my 9-to-5 hours are spent fiddling with posts, pages, and various custom fields. In my... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 3/23/2017
10 Best Squarespace Templates (For Blogs, Videos, Photographers, etc.)

10 Best Squarespace Templates Perfect for Any Area of Interest

Most people want to share the things they’re passionate about with the world. For me, this includes talking tech in my professional life and discussing hobbies, like eating hamburgers and... read more »
By: Sean Garrity, 5/11/2017
7 Expert Tips to Secure Web Hosting — Featuring the Top Threats of 2017

Experts Discuss Top 7 Threats and Tips to Secure Web Hosting

In the hosting industry, hacked websites, botnets, malware, DDoS attacks, and various other forms of security vulnerabilities are all very commonplace. When you sign on to owning a website, you... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 3/16/2017
"Shopify Plans" - Basic vs. Lite vs. Advanced vs. Plus (Pricing Table)

Comparing Shopify Plans: Lite, Basic, Standard, Advanced, & Plus

Whether you aim to be the next Amazon or you just want to see if your handmade jewelry could become a secondary revenue stream, your online store begins with a web host. Needless to say,... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 3/15/2017
Start a Blog for Free (2 Options) — The Best Free Blog Platforms of 2017

Start Blogging for Free: 2017's Best Free Platforms for Writers

Blogging has many benefits. Aside from the therapeutic nature of expressing your thoughts and chronicling your adventures, blogging gives aspiring authors a prime chance to practice writing. The... read more »
By: Laura Stamey, 3/18/2017
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