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How to Create the Perfect Password

February 27th, 2014 . by Admin

With more and more of us shifting everyday tasks—banking, education, social interaction, even shopping for groceries—to the virtual world, securing our personal information has become more important than ever. One of the simplest ways to help protect our financial and other info from prying eyes and would-be identity thieves is to use a strong password. [...]

MaxCDN: Save 50% on Cyber Monday 2013

November 28th, 2013 . by Richard

Leading Content Delivery Network (CDN) provider MaxCDN is offering extreme savings through Cyber Monday. In addition to two free months of service, all annual plans will be 50% off! Plans start at just $45 a year. Claim Now at MaxCDN.com Keep up with posts like this by subscribing to our RSS feed, or following @WhoIsHosting [...]

HostGator: Save 75% on Cyber Monday

November 28th, 2013 . by Richard

Cyber Monday kicks off with a bang at HostGator, where you’ll find a one-hour flash sale that features all hosting plans at 75% OFF (with prices that start at only $1.24/month) and domains* for a mere $1.95. This special sale runs from 12:00 AM (CT) to 1:00 AM (CT) on November 29th. And that’s just [...]

Certified Hosting: $9.99 for Hosting on Cyber Monday 2013

November 28th, 2013 . by Richard

Certified Hosting Feeling winter’s chill? Certified Hosting’s got some red-hot prices for Cyber Monday! If you sign up now, you can get unlimited shared hosting for an entire year for just $9.99. Or, if you need maximum power, you can get three months of dedicated server hosting for only $99. In addition, all Certified Hosting [...]

How to Backup Your WordPress Blog

August 20th, 2013 . by Richard

Keeping multiple backups of your WordPress website is advisable if you want to avoid downtime-related catastrophes in the future. And believe me, there are plenty of potential minefields out there: WordPress upgrades can fail, plugins can corrupt your install, unscrupulous hackers can take down the site, pets can walk across the keyboard as you’re tinkering [...]

Is Facebook Ruining Our Lives [Infographic]

February 14th, 2013 . by Richard

As the old joke goes, it’s called social media making us more anti-social? This infographic explores the truth behind the scaremongering and addresses the question: is Facebook ruining our lives? Embed this infographic in your site! Copy and paste this code… Is Facebook Ruining Our Lives? – An infographic by the team at Who Is [...]

How To Check The Speed Of Your Website

October 24th, 2012 . by Richard

Google has recently made a clear communication to webmasters in its latest revision of the Google Webmaster Guidelines that site speed is an important factor of their Technical Guidelines and one part of their algorithm which will become more important in the future for ranking highly in their search results. A quote from Google’s Technical [...]

What is Web Hosting?

May 29th, 2012 . by Richard

InMotion hosting have put together a great video to answer the most common questions for new webmasters. Here’s the video… Learn more about InMotion hosting here or checkout our reviews. Keep up with posts like this by subscribing to our RSS feed, or following @WhoIsHosting on Twitter.

Why You Should Move Your Small Business to the Cloud?

February 20th, 2012 . by Richard

You’ve no doubt heard about “The Cloud”, but what is it? How is this something that can help your business? What is The Cloud? Put simply, cloud computing services allow you to use software and computer resources online as a utility, allowing you to pay for those resources when you need them, provided via the [...]

HostGator Black Friday: Save 50%

November 25th, 2011 . by Richard

Breaking news: you can save 50% on any HostGator hosting plan until the end of today. You’ll find HostGator’s Black Friday promotion right here. That means you can get a whole years shared hosting for just $23.76. The discount applies to first invoice, so you need to prepay (ie, pay for a year or more, [...]

Should You Go With an Established Web Host?

May 5th, 2011 . by Claire

The hosting industry has matured to the point where there are established hosts and ‘young’ hosts. Some of the established hosts are massive – practically household names. Are you better off going with a brand you recognise? Consider the Pros New hosts offer clients a lot of pluses: Newer hardware and servers A better ratio [...]

23press: Easy Hosting Transfers

April 8th, 2011 . by Jonathan

Switching hosts is a tremendous pain. Even if you’re fortunate enough to be moving between two hosts that have the same control panel, meaning that you can simply backup and restore your entire hosting account, you have the hassle of waiting for DNS servers to propagate your new site’s information and that means that comments, [...]

The Profit in Cheap Hosting

April 7th, 2011 . by Claire

Unlimited hosting, unlimited domains, very low costs: how is this type of cheap hosting feasible? How are hosts able to charge so little and make money? The answer lies in the economics of shared hosting. It’s very cheap and very profitable. The Cost of a Server Smart shared hosts don’t cut corners on the hardware [...]

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