Can You Change Web Hosts With Zero Downtime?

Yes, it is possible to change web hosts with zero downtime, but you need to prepare and plan for the move well in advance. Lower Your TTL The first thing you need to do, well before the change (like a week), is log into your domain registrar and change the TTL (time to live) to… Continue reading Can You Change Web Hosts With Zero Downtime?

5 Signs You Need to Dump Your Web Host

If you’re like many website owners, you may have taken advantage of the free or low cost hosting that was offered when you registered your domain. Especially if it was for a free shared hosting package, it just made sense at the time to tick one more item off your to-do list. Unfortunately, not all… Continue reading 5 Signs You Need to Dump Your Web Host

Tips to Improve Website Safety

With over one billion websites being online there are scores of website hacks every single day, yet only a small proportion gain any significant media attention. However, that doesn’t make the damage that a hack can do any less devastating. Even if none of your customer’s data is actually stolen and used, a hack can… Continue reading Tips to Improve Website Safety

How Long Will Your Customers Wait for Slow Web Hosting?

The easy answer to “how long will your customers wait for slow web hosting?” is not as long as you think. If poor web hosting has led to slow page load times for your customers, you’re losing them and your profits, it really is that simple. According to most studies, customers expect a website to… Continue reading How Long Will Your Customers Wait for Slow Web Hosting?

Signs Your Competition Has Better Web Hosting

Whether you’re a brand new blogger or a well established business, it’s important to keep an eye on the competition. They can help dictate your next move, and they’re a great tool for figuring out where you are in the grand scheme of things. Alternatively, you might even be able to partner or collaborate with… Continue reading Signs Your Competition Has Better Web Hosting

5 Common Misconceptions About Web Hosting

There’s a lot of misconceptions about website hosting on the internet. Whether you’re a beginner looking for hosting for your first website, or an experienced webmaster deploying a dedicated server for his or her latest project, it’s interesting how many myths about hosting prevail. As long as your site seems to be functioning and you’re… Continue reading 5 Common Misconceptions About Web Hosting

Worst Passwords of the Year

Every year millions of passwords get leaked. This means that there is a lot of data out there that makes for some unfortunate situations! The majority of hacks and data breaches could be easily prevented with basic security measures. Between you and your web host, both of you need to be regularly changing your passwords,… Continue reading Worst Passwords of the Year

Don’t Host Your Personal Email

After Hillary Clinton was accused of using a “homebrew mail server” (as the Associated Press dubbed it), a lot of people became interested in reclaiming the privacy of their email. With all the leaks and hacks, as well as incredible amounts of personal information saved and shared via email, it makes sense. The Clinton email… Continue reading Don’t Host Your Personal Email

Check These Benchmarks When Picking Web Hosts

Shopping for a new web host can seem overwhelming, but there are a few benchmarks that hosts need to achieve before earning your business. It might seem trivial, especially if you want a shared hosting plan for free or very low cost, but your web host can speed up or slow down your site. They… Continue reading Check These Benchmarks When Picking Web Hosts