As the owner or manager of a website, should you focus on search engine optimization (SEO) first or finding the right web host? Both are equally important, but what many people don’t realize is that SEO and web hosting go hand in hand. The best practices for SEO are constantly evolving, and there are many… Continue reading What Does Hosting have to do with SEO?
Having a host who “only” offers hosting is like going to a restaurant that only serves one dish — and a bland one at that. A good web host should have a variety of offerings to make one stop shopping as easy as possible. However, perspective customers should still look around. Just because a company… Continue reading 4 Things Web Hosts Should Offer
You might notice some web hosts offering you “root access”, but what does that even mean? In web hosting and server management, it’s critical that you (the one who actually operates the server) can get to the “root problems” as they pop up. Root access is the term used for having an administrator level for… Continue reading The “Root” of the Problem
These days everyone wants to be green, most probably including your host. In fact, “green hosting” is critical for many clients wanting more sustainability from the company hosting their website and content. A truly green web server works continuously to lower energy consumption. There are many ways to do this, starting with the data center… Continue reading What is Green Hosting?
You’re often told what you need form a web host, but what about things you could really do without? Some shady web host companies prey on the fact that a lot of consumers don’t really know what they’re looking for. So how can you tell the difference between jargon and mumbo jumbo, and figure out… Continue reading 5 Host Features To Be Wary Of
As a savvy business/website owner, you’re always looking out for the best deals and ways to save. That’s a smart move, but at what cost? It’s very tempting when you see all those ads for free web hosting to just sign up and never think about it again. After all, isn’t all web hosting the… Continue reading The Real Cost of Web Hosting