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Best Web Hosting Services of 2020

The Definitive Guide to 2020's Best Web Hosting

The best web hosting services can do it all — providing unlimited features and resources for the least amount of money. High-value hosting takes many forms, from immediate customer support... read more »
By: Laura Bernheim, 4/2/2020
15 Best Web Hosts for Food & Travel Blogs (2020)

Best Hosts for Starting a Food or Travel Blog

The best web hosts for food and travel blogs give readers a glimpse of exotic locations or delectable meals and excel at delivering experiences that will have readers salivating for more. Serving... read more »
By: Laura Bernheim, 3/27/2020
9 Best: Hosting With Microsoft Exchange Email (2020)

Where to Find Hosted Microsoft Exchange Email

Finding the best hosting with Microsoft Exchange email services empowers you to leverage powerful communication and collaboration tools without all the cost and headaches of managing the... read more »
By: Laura Bernheim, 3/20/2020
Web Hosts by Annual Cost (2020) - 12 Best Plans Ranked by Price

12 Best Hosting Plans Ranked by Annual Cost

Although the flashy, low-cost monthly prices are no doubt appealing to site owners, ranking the best web hosts by annual cost offers a much more realistic picture of what you will spend to... read more »
By: Laura Bernheim, 3/13/2020
How to Start an Online Boutique in 4 Easy Steps - Our 2020 Guide

4 Easy Steps to Building an Online Boutique

When learning how to start an online boutique, aspiring shop owners have seemingly countless decisions to make — and that’s even before they get to building their website. Building a... read more »
By: Laura Bernheim, 3/6/2020
7 Best Ghost Hosting Platforms for Your Blog (2020 Reviews)

The Best Ghost Hosting Platforms for Your Blog

Searching for the best Ghost hosting can be a spooky endeavor, fraught with compatibility concerns and server setup. But with the popular blogging platform offering unrivaled speed, security, and... read more »
By: Laura Bernheim, 2/21/2020
WordPress Hosting Cost Comparison - 2020's Best Cheap Plans

Compare the Costs of WordPress Hosting Plans

Even though searching for the best WordPress hosting plan can feel like fruitlessly panning for gold, our WordPress hosting cost comparison guide can help you sift through the crowded marketplace... read more »
By: Laura Bernheim, 2/28/2020
12 Best: Hosting With a CMS (2020) - WordPress, Joomla & More

Exploring 2020's Best CMS Hosting Plans

The best hosting with a CMS enables you to quickly create, publish, and promote valuable information central to your site’s mission, maximizing efficiency and performance for both you and... read more »
By: Laura Bernheim, 2/14/2020
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, 6/19/2018