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8 Steps to Start a Website
21 Jan

8 Steps to Start a Website
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Many bloggers and business owners have been where you are right now—in need of a website and not sure where to start. First of all, breathe in, breathe out, and relax! It's a lot easier to set up a website than you might think. This article will go over the process of creating a website in eight simple steps. We’ll start with some cautionary advice about proper planning, easing into the topics of hosting options, domain names, content management, and site design. We’ll then continue with a brief discussion on how to best...

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...

10 May

How to Optimize Your Web Hosting Resources
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To get the most out of your website, you’ll need to closely manage several aspects of your web hosting, especially when it comes to balancing performance and affordability. You’ll need to make your website efficient, ensure all the hosting resources you’re paying for are needed, and eliminate wasted resources. Optimizing your web hosting resources can help you to create a responsive, highly functional website that looks good and gets you all the traffic you’re after, and you can do it without breaking the bank. The hard decisions will come after you have attracted...

30 Apr

Infographic: Estimating Your Hosting Bandwidth Usage
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Your website consists of things like code, images, text, maybe videos, and whatever else you choose to add to it. When a user lands on your website, it sends all this data to their device. Bandwidth defines how much of that data can be sent. For instance, when your phone plan runs out of data, you cannot use the internet and so on. Similarly, if you run out of hosting bandwidth, your website won't be able to send data to your visitors, thus it won't get displayed. In this infographic, we outlined...

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24 Apr

Infographic: Difference Between Web Hosting & Domains
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If you are planning on becoming a website owner, things like web hosting and domain registration might seem the same. You got your website address and that's it, right? Well, not exactly. Website hosting and domains are actually very different things. Think of the hosting as the house you live in and domain as your street address. In this infographic, we cover the main differences you need to understand, so that you could get the best of both worlds for your upcoming website. For more details, click to read the full...

How to Estimate Your Hosting Bandwidth Usage
9 Apr

How to Estimate Your Hosting Bandwidth Usage
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You want as many people as possible to visit your website. If all those visitors are going to have a good experience, you’ll need bandwidth and a lot of it. Here’s why: Your website is made up of text, images, and many lines of code. All that is what’s called your website’s data, and when someone visits your site, you have to send all that data to their computer or mobile device. Technically, the term bandwidth refers to a computer network's data transfer rate. In the context of web hosting packages, however,...