About The Author

Joe Warnimont

Joe Warnimont is a seasoned professional writer with more than a decade of experience covering topics such as WordPress, web hosting, eCommerce platforms, blogging, and social media. He graduated with dual bachelor's degrees from Indiana University. This educational background paved the way for a multifaceted career at talent agencies, production studios, and software companies. Joe's writing has appeared in publications such as ThemeIsle, CodeInWP, Kinsta, and HostingAdvice.

Latest Posts

29 posts written/edited to date
What Is a TLD? Top-Level Domains Explained

What Is a TLD, Anyhow? Top-Level Domains Explained

A TLD, or top-level domain, refers to the end of a domain name following the final dot. The most popular top-level domains include .com, .net, and .org, but many... read more »
Joe Warnimont
By: Joe Warnimont
6/13/2024
What Is a CMS? Exploring Content Management Systems

Exploring Content Management Systems

A CMS, or content management system, is software used to create, manage, and publish online content. It provides a user-friendly interface for businesses to manage... read more »
Joe Warnimont
By: Joe Warnimont
6/10/2024
What Is a Reseller? How to Become a Hosting Reseller

How to Become a Hosting Reseller

Hosting resellers act as intermediaries between a larger hosting company and consumers. The reseller purchases hosting services from the larger provider and... read more »
Joe Warnimont
By: Joe Warnimont
6/4/2024
What Is WordPress? Everything You Should Know About the Most Popular CMS

Everything You Need to Know About WordPress

WordPress is a CMS (content management system) software with features for building blogs and other types of websites. The free and open-source software is a powerful... read more »
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By: Joe Warnimont
5/27/2024
What Is cPanel? A Guide to the Essentials

cPanel: An Essential Tool for Website Owners

Website owners need an administrative dashboard to access files and hosting settings. That’s where cPanel comes in. The cPanel dashboard is a browser-based control... read more »
Joe Warnimont
By: Joe Warnimont
5/23/2024
What Is eCommerce Hosting? A Complete Guide

Everything You Need to Know About eCommerce Hosting

The term eCommerce hosting refers to a type of web hosting service that caters to eCommerce businesses with online stores as websites. Hosting companies often offer... read more »
Joe Warnimont
By: Joe Warnimont
5/15/2024
What Does "Open Source" Mean? An In-Depth Explanation

Understanding the Purpose of Open Source

The term open source refers to a type of software that, under an open-source license, lets anyone use, change, and distribute the software. The developer of the... read more »
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By: Joe Warnimont
5/14/2024
What Is NVMe Technology? Understanding Its Role

The Ins and Outs of NVMe Technology

NVMe, or non-volatile memory express, is a storage protocol for accessing media items, files, and documents in storage units like SSDs (solid-state drives). The NVMe... read more »
Joe Warnimont
By: Joe Warnimont
5/13/2024
What Is Email Hosting?

Email Hosting: A Comprehensive Guide

Email hosting allows individuals and businesses to rent out a portion of a server (from a hosting provider) for email. This type of service focuses only on storing,... read more »
Joe Warnimont
By: Joe Warnimont
5/9/2024
What Is Reseller Hosting?

How to Become a Hosting Reseller

Reseller hosting serves as a way for users to resell their purchased hosting resources to third-party customers, acting as an intermediary to make a profit. Most... read more »
Joe Warnimont
By: Joe Warnimont
5/8/2024
What Is Colocation?

Exploring Colocation Benefits

The term colocation applies to the practice of storing companies’ or individuals’ privately owned servers and other types of computers in a data center operated by a... read more »
Joe Warnimont
By: Joe Warnimont
5/7/2024
What Is Cloud Hosting?

Navigating the Cloud: A Comprehensive Guide

Cloud hosting uses a network of servers instead of an individual server at one location to ensure websites, apps, and other assets hosted on those servers remain... read more »
Joe Warnimont
By: Joe Warnimont
4/23/2024
12 Best VPS Hosts With DDoS Protection (April 2024)

Best VPS Hosts With DDoS Protection

DDoS attacks occur when a bad actor sends malicious traffic to a server in an attempt to bring it down. Several infamous DDoS attacks have made national news in... read more »
Joe Warnimont
By: Joe Warnimont
4/15/2024
13+ Cheapest Website Hosting Plans (April 2024)

Save Big with These Cheap Hosting Plans

Everyone wants hosting at rock-bottom prices. In the past, I’ve tried out some of the cheapest website hosting plans to see just how little I can spend on hosting... read more »
Joe Warnimont
By: Joe Warnimont
3/25/2024
11 Best MODX Cloud and Web Hosting (Feb. 2024)

Scale Easily With These MODX Cloud and Web Hosts

The vast majority of websites I build use WordPress as the content management system. Every so often, though, a website requires the utmost flexibility and... read more »
Joe Warnimont
By: Joe Warnimont
2/20/2024
7 Best Apache Cassandra Hosting Providers (Feb. 2024)

Cloud and VPS Hosts to Support a Cassandra Database

Netflix uses it. So do Apple, Facebook, and Twitter. Apache Cassandra works for the tech behemoths of the world and for developers looking to grow just as large. The... read more »
Joe Warnimont
By: Joe Warnimont
2/19/2024
13 Best Cloud VPS Hosting Providers (Feb. 2024)

Your Guide to The Best Cloud VPS Hosting Providers

The more I learn about cloud VPS hosting, the more it intrigues me. It’s the elusive middle ground between shared and dedicated hosting. It’s affordable, reliable,... read more »
Joe Warnimont
By: Joe Warnimont
2/19/2024
2024 Cloudways Free Trial — Try it 100% Free

2024 Cloudways Free Trial — No Credit Card Needed

I enjoy covering the hosting industry, but one part bugs me about hosting providers: free trials (or lack thereof). Why can’t customers at least see a hosting... read more »
Joe Warnimont
By: Joe Warnimont
2/12/2024
13 Cheapest Domain Renewal Hosts (Feb. 2024)

Keep Your Domain Costs Low with These Hosts

A free domain name sounds too good to be true, right? Most times, yes. Yet, I’ve found that signing up for a hosting plan presents the best opportunity to keep... read more »
Joe Warnimont
By: Joe Warnimont
1/25/2024
5 Best SMTP Hosting Providers (Feb. 2024)

SMTP Hosting Solutions for Business

Emailing seems so simple, but nothing could be further from the truth. I once tried to send transactional emails — those sent to customers for receipts, tracking... read more »
Joe Warnimont
By: Joe Warnimont
1/22/2024