March 13, 2017

What You Should Know About Shared Web Hosting

You may have seen the term “shared hosting” while evaluating different hosting solutions, specially if you are looking for budget hosting solutions. Shared Hosting is the most popular and least expensive option. Before jumping to conclusion, lets evaluate it. What is Shared Hosting? In order for your website to appear on the Internet your files, pages and software applications need to reside on a server. That server then connects to the Internet and allows people to access your site. There are several options of how to get your site on the Internet. You can host your own server in your facility, use another facility (co- location), choose to have your files on one server provided by your host (dedicated hosting) or you can choose to share server space with others at your provider. Shared hosting means you share the server resources with others. You have complete access to your account […]
December 30, 2015

How to Add an Addon Domain in cPanel

Log in to your cPanel In the Domains section, click Addon Domains.     Now, add required details:     New Domain Name: Enter the domain name (e.g. mynewdomain.com) you are adding to your cPanel account. Subdomain / Ftp Username: When adding a new domain to your cPanel account, an additional FTP user for this domain is automatically configured. Document Root: The document root is the directory where the files for this website will be placed. The default directory for new domains is public_html/NewDomain Password The password you enter here is the FTP password for the FTP user mentioned above. Password (Again): Enter the above password again to ensure you are typing it correctly.   Click on “Add Domain” button and you are done. You can see list of all domains on this page.
November 30, 2015

WordPress security: 13 steps to make your website bulletproof

Let me just say it: WordPress is awesome. Millions of people have flocked to the platform and use it in their daily business. However, there’s a dark side to the growing popularity of WordPress: Because it powers more and more websites, the number of hackers and other shady individuals who target WordPress is also steadily growing. As a consequence, security is an increasing concern for all WordPress users. Yet, at the same time, it is a much neglected topic, because, quite frankly, many find it boring. You know what else is boring? Health insurance. But just like WordPress security measures, you are glad it is there when you really need it. That’s why we will now take a look at how to keep your precious website safe and sound.   The key points are: Use a reliable hosting company Improve your login information Stay up to date Be vigilant about […]
November 24, 2015

Most Important Features of Shared Web Hosting Explained

These are the most important factors to consider before choosing a web hosting company. cPanel cPanel is a web based hosting control panel for website owners, allowing them to manage their websites from a web based interface. This program has a graphical interface to control and configure hosting and its features. The tools provided are designed to simplify running and controlling a website. It has many sections mail, logs, security, database, software etc. cPanel is generally accessed using https on port 2083 or simply by adding “/cpanel” to the end of the host name e.g. http://mydomain.com/cpanel or http://mydomain.com:2083 Diskspace Disk space is the amount of data you can store on your web server or hosting account. HTML files does not take much space but if you have large images or videos, you obviously need more space. Data Transfer The data transfer refers to amount of data that is transferred to […]
November 16, 2015

Shared hosting or VPS or Dedicated server

We may have three types of hosting services for our website, Shared Hosting, VPS (Virtual Private Server) and Dedicated Server. The pricing of these services varies from provider to provider and resources you like to have. Lets examine the differences between these three services: 1. Shared Hosting : Shared hosting is a service where many users share a single server. All the users have a separate directory to upload their files. This is usually most economical option because overall cost of the server is distributed. The server is administered by the hosting company and all the technical tasks like managing servers, installing server software, security updates, technical support, etc. are the responsibility of the server admins. These servers generally use control panels like cPanel, DirectAdmin, Plesk, Interworx, etc which allow the users to manage their websites. 2. VPS (Virtual Private Server) : VPS (Virtual Private Server) is a virtual machine […]