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11 Sep

The Definitive Guide to Web Hosting

Getting a website online can be a complex process, and much of the work, functionality, and final design hinge on the type of web hosting you choose, and the technology (servers) used by the provider. Technically, you don’t need a hosting provider to host a website. Any computer can act as a web server. But, setting up a server is complicated, and there’s a lot to account for. That’s why most businesses work with web hosting providers, who use dedicated machines capable of offering the best performance and highest security. At a...

4 Sep

What is cPanel and Why You Need it for Your Business

If you have an online presence or are working towards building one, you’ve probably heard of cPanel. Many hosting companies offer it with their hosting packages for free. The problem is, a lot of people don’t understand what cPanel is and what it is capable of. Picture this, you are a new small business owner trying to make a name for yourself. You know the best way to create a presence is by getting your business online, but you don’t know where to start. That’s where cPanel comes in. By definition, cPanel...

28 Jun

6 Things That Make a Good WordPress Hosting Plan Even Better

The task of developing your own WordPress website is one of the greatest and most frustrating DIY projects. Unlike the build-your-own furniture that comes with everything from screws to instructions, getting a WordPress website up and running is a much more fluid and freeform process. So where do you start? The first step to building a successful online presence is finding a host that will help you on your quest. That means finding the right balance between price, performance, security, and support. Because more than 60 million people power their sites with WordPress,...

12 Jun

Definitive Guide to Web Hosting Best Practices for B2B Companies

Choosing a reliable web hosting service is one of the very first and most critical steps in your website development and marketing strategy. As a web hosting provider, HostPapa (ranked #1 in the top 7 web hosting providers of 2018) is here to help you make informed decisions that will result in increased productivity and stimulate the growth of your business. Regardless of how cliché this may sound, your hosting choice at the end of the day is arguably the foundation of your website’s success. This is because if you mistakenly choose the...

16 Apr

When to Upgrade to a VPS Hosting Plan?

Is it time you upgraded to a VPS hosting plan? Your website is finally gaining traction, your visitors have spiked, but your website seems unable to keep up. Can it be that your current hosting plan doesn’t have the resources it needs to run your growing website? Shared hosting is a fantastic starting point for most small businesses and websites. But, as your website grows and requires more resources, it can disrupt the other accounts’ services and you might lack some much-needed resources. Has the time to upgrade to a VPS hosting...

13 Oct

HostingAdvice Interview With HostPapa Founder and CEO

HostingAdvice is one of the leaders in reliable web hosting reviews and has over 50 years of hosting experience. On their website you can find guides, advice, and reviews on web hosts all around the world. Recently, HostingAdvice sat down with the HostPapa founder and CEO, Jamie Opalchuk, to discuss HostPapa’s business model and success in the ever expanding web hosting world. You can check out the full interview on the HostingAdvice website. In the article Mr. Opalchuk talks to HostingAdvice about how HostPapa began as a web hosting solution for small...