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14 Web Hosting Security Best Practices (2018) — Top Hosts & Servers

14 Hosting Security Best Practices to Protect Your Online Presence

When we think about website security, the highly publicized breaches of major companies come to mind. Multimillion-dollar security leaks involving exposed credit card information, login... read more »
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1&1 VPS Review 2018: Hosting Expert Ratings for 1&1 Servers

We Take 1&1's Virtual & Cloud Servers for a Spin — See the Results

Many budding web entrepreneurs see the wide range of cheap, entry-level shared hosting plans on the market as an easy way to get a foot in the door to the online business world. Basic shared... read more »
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"Shared Hosting vs. Dedicated Hosting" — Server Differences (2018)

Shared vs. Dedicated Hosting — Server Types and Differences

I run a small business providing web design and hosting, and we host a lot of clients. Some of our clients have special security needs and some have what we call regular brochure sites that have... read more »
By: Mark Jefferson, 1/11/2018
2018 Guide: How to Move a WordPress Site to a New Host (3 Steps)

Moving Your WordPress Site to a New Server or Domain in 3 Easy Steps

When a freelance website client tells you they’re unhappy at their current host and asks you to help migrate their WordPress site to a new host, you’ll want to help out and not lose their... read more »
By: Laura Bernheim, 3/9/2018
Media Temple "WordPress" Review & Managed Hosting Rating (2018)

Our Thoughts on WordPress Hosting with Media Temple

You’ve probably heard the saying “your body is a temple.” Usually, the line refers to scripture or taking care of your body, but the quote can easily apply to your website.... read more »
By: Laura Bernheim, 11/9/2017
10 Best Website Builder & Hosting Reviews 2018

We Review and Rank the Best Site Builder Hosts for Every Niche

Legendary Skateboarder Magazine designer and former art director of the alternative music publication Ray Gun, David Carson famously said, “Graphic design will save the world right after rock and... read more »
By: Sean Garrity, 5/23/2018
What is a Web Hosting Account? — Get Started with a Host (2018 Guide)

A Beginner's Guide to Opening Your First Web Hosting Account

When describing web hosting accounts to beginners, most people employ the tried-and-true housing analogy: Shared hosting is like renting an apartment, VPS is a condo, and dedicated servers equate... read more »
By: Laura Bernheim, 3/19/2018
HostPapa WordPress Review 2018: Hosting Rating with Pros & Cons

Our Review of HostPapa WordPress Hosting — See the Pros & Cons

I’m not a big gambler. But, if you own a website or are in the process of building one, I’m willing to put money down that you’re probably using WordPress. The open-source platform now powers... read more »
By: Sean Garrity, 9/5/2017
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