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Here you’ll find all sorts of super useful information for making the most out of your web hosting experience
as well as countless tips and tricks for small business owners, freelancers, digital professionals and online entrepreneurs.

How to Protect Yourself from Domain Theft
7 Jun

How to Protect Yourself from Domain Theft
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When someone tries to hack your domain, they'll typically use one of the two methods: They'll change your DNS configuration, moving name resolution to a server of their choosing, effectively redirecting traffic from your site to another one. They will modify your registration contact information, giving themselves full control over your domain. A hacker may go one step further and change the registration data in the WHOIS database, which can be used as proof that they, not you, are the actual owner of the domain. To further obscure the truth, the...

Why Does Your Business Need a Domain Email Address
4 Jun

Why Does Your Business Need a Domain Email Address
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When setting up an email address for your business, you'll have a lot of decisions to make. Who will provide the service? Should you use your own name in the email address, the business name, or both? If you're the only employee, is one business email address enough? There's one decision that should be easy: whether to use a domain email address or a generic one. A proper business email address should include your business’ domain name (i.e., @yourcompany.com). That's how you can project professionalism and represent your company as a legitimate and well-run business. Creating...

Elementor Website Builder and How to Migrate Your Elementor Website
31 May

Elementor Website Builder and How to Migrate Your Elementor Website
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Would you like to update your WordPress website design, but just can’t find the perfect theme for it? Not to worry. In this article, we are going to review Elementor. It’s a powerful WordPress page builder that lets you design beautiful websites. Maybe you’ve already used Elementor to create a great looking site, but now you need to move it to a new host. We have you covered there too. Below, you’ll find tips on how to migrate your website without losing any of the design elements. Let’s get started. Elementor: A Powerful Website Design...

Header image for the infographic about the 404 error page
30 May

Infographic: The 404 Page
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If you have ever used the internet, you have definitely seen the 404 error page. When you click a link or open a website, and it says something along the lines of 'page not found' with some generic text. The 404 error pages are inevitable for any website, and you definitely need to have one set up. The best part about it: you don't have to go the generic way. You can make the 404 page work for you. In this infographic, we show you an overview of how to optimize...

28 May

How to Prevent Your Email from Being Flagged as Spam
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At some point, almost every website owner will want to run an email campaign to help promote their site or business. It’s a great way to get the message out to as many people as possible, but it’s not as effective as it used to be. Why? The answer is spam filters. Spam filters have been designed to flag and remove suspicious emails that could be part of a scam or a means of delivering malware, and sometimes these filters might mistakenly see your emails as a threat. When a filter incorrectly identifies...

26 May

Infographic: 6 Tips to Optimize WordPress Hosting Disk Space
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Disk space is the storage space occupied by your WordPress website and all of its files, databases, code, plugins, videos, and everything that was ever added to it (unless deleted). In some cases, the amount of disk space can be limited by your hosting provider. The longer your WordPress website has been out there, the more disk space it is likely to occupy. That's why it only makes sense to keep track of your disk space usage and optimize it whenever necessary. It's exactly the same as keeping your work desk...