When is it Best to Use a Private Server for Your Website?

The decision to upgrade to a Virtual Private Server (VPS) can be a smart business decision if you have a need for the extra power and dedicated resources that a VPS offers. A VPS offers exceptional power, control and versatility, and it may be required depending on the type of applications you run on your server. Getting a virtual private server is a good option for those who aren’t ready to commit to the cost of a fully dedicated server.


How To Pick a Secure WordPress Template

Choosing the best WordPress template for your website can be overwhelming, and not just because of the wide arrangement of visual options! You need to consider price, compatibility with plugins and WP updates, ease of use… when you take all of that into account, it can feel as if there’s an impossible breadth of options.


How Your Online Business Can Succeed From Your Blog

Many bloggers don’t have any idea of building a successful blog and they just start writing without taking this work on a professional basis. Further, it takes a lot of hard work in making your blog successful by updating it on a timely basis.


Building Security Into Your Web Design

Websites and web apps are increasingly targets of hackers; and generally, the larger their network of visitors and subscribers, the bigger a target they are. From cross-site scripting vulnerabilities to API security issues, it seems as though it’s only easier and easier for malicious individuals to gain access to websites and databases.

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Should You Host Your Own Website?

If you own or manage a website, you’ve probably given a little bit of thought to your hosting options. For those using builder services like Websitebuilder.com, the hosting question is simple. The builder platform hosts the website for you. But things get a little more complicated if you have a custom website, or are designing using platforms like Drupal or WordPress. Often, there are two clear choices.


When Is It Best To Transfer Your Website to a New Hosting Company

It’s a simple fact that many web hosts don’t live up to their customers’ expectations. However, it’s not easy to decide when it’s finally time to start looking for a new host. All too often, business owners will sign up for a web host because they seem to be getting an amazing deal, and they don’t read the fine print describing exactly what they will be getting in the long run.


A Beginner’s Guide to WordPress

WordPress is the world’s most popular content management system (CMS) and powers over twenty-five percent of the web. Your WordPress developer will be able to install one of the easiest-to-use CMS in the world for you. WordPress is coded using PHP and MySQL, a common combination in the world of web development. WordPress was developed by computer programmers Mike Little from Stockport, UK and Matt Mullenweg from the USA. The first version of WordPress was released in May 2003.


WordPress vs. Drupal Web Hosting

Deciding on which web hosting platform to use to develop and manage your website can be difficult but don’t let this deter you. WordPress and Drupal are the top two options in terms of popularity, and they actually have a good bit in common. Both were released in the early 2000s, are free and have one-click installation available, but there is a lot more to consider when making your decision including ease of use, customizing features (plug-ins and themes), upgrading, mobile use and more. You’ll need to take your time to make the right decision. In this article, I will help you make it quicker by delving into the differences of WordPress and Drupal.

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VPS Servers: Deciding When They are Necessary for Hosting

Web hosting has become a necessity for businesses. It facilitates everything from marketing to customer support. The challenge with web hosting is ensuring that it is robust enough to meet the needs of your business. Your hosting needs to be powerful enough to support serving pages to as many visitors as you have, but this added power cost money and other resources. To help you decide when you should upgrade from basic shared hosting to a more robust private server, let’s examine some of the signs that it is necessary to do so.


The Pros and Cons of Drupal Hosting

Drupal is open source software usable by both individuals and groups of persons. It is available freely to those with technical know-how and those without technical skills for use in content management and web development. It has developed rapidly since its introduction a few years ago. Again, it has evolved into a robust web development tool. Its availability is wide as it comes in over 180 languages and is in usage in over 90% of world countries. It has great features like outstanding security, a user-friendly interface, it is secure, and something worthy to note is its flexibility. As is true with technology, it has its drawbacks too.