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How Much Does a Website Domain Cost? (Pay $0 With Hosting)

How to Estimate Your Website Domain Costs

Website domain cost is just one of many factors that go into budgeting how much to spend building an online presence. There’s web hosting, design templates, and perhaps even some add-on... read more »
By: Laura Bernheim, 10/11/2019
12 Best File Hosting Services (2019): Free Storage & Sharing

Free Storage With 2019's Top File Hosting Services

Whether you’re looking to store family vacation photos or mission-critical business documents, only the best file hosting services give you the protection and peace of mind needed when... read more »
By: Laura Bernheim, 10/4/2019
14 Best Email Marketing Services ($0 to $99) - 2019 Reviews

14 Email Marketing Tools That Deliver Results

Sure, you may roll your eyes at the endless emails flooding your inbox, but did you know the best email marketing services can prevent your brand from being part of the flood? By leveraging tools... read more »
By: Laura Bernheim, 9/27/2019
12 Best Managed VPS Hosting Providers (2019)

12 Managed VPS Hosting Plans to Make Life Easier

The best managed VPS hosting plans are a lot like the Peter Parker principle made famous in Spiderman: “With great power comes great responsibility.” Moving to a virtual private... read more »
By: Laura Bernheim, 9/20/2019
9 Best One-Page Website Hosting Plans With Free Templates

Top One-Page Hosting With Free Templates

Pairing the best one-page website hosting and design templates can lead to a beautiful, high-conversion, mobile-friendly look for your online brand — but how do you know where to start? While... read more »
By: Laura Bernheim, 9/13/2019
What is Disk Space in Web Hosting? (What You Need & Top Hosts)

What is Disk Space? Definition & Top Hosts

You’ve probably heard of disk space as far as freeing up room on your laptop or personal computer, but you may still wonder, “What is disk space in web hosting? Is it any... read more »
By: Laura Bernheim, 9/4/2019
7 Best Web Hosting Money-Back Guarantees (2019)

Where to Find the Best Money-Back Guarantees

Offering yet another advantage to online shopping — and buying, the best web hosting money-back guarantees are all about building trust and removing any concerns customers may have about... read more »
By: Laura Bernheim, 8/26/2019
7 Pros & Cons of Web Hosting (2019): What to Know Before You Buy

Pros & Cons of Hosting: What You Need to Know

Writing out a list of the advantages and disadvantages of a particular choice — whether it’s to have tacos for dinner or deciding on which apartment to rent — is a long-established part of the... read more »
By: Laura Bernheim, 8/20/2019
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
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