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How to Install WordPress with Godaddy

How to Install WordPress with Godaddy If you’re new to creating websites or are transferring over to Godaddy from another web host, installing wordpress on your website can be a bit confusing. Godaddy does not use the ‘hosting-standard’ cPanel, but instead uses a custom panel that Godaddy calls the Simple Control Panel. The name might sound ironic at first, but ... Read More »

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Is VPS Hosting Worth It?

Virtual Private Servers – Are They Worth it? I recently got an email stating that the traffic for one of my websites (not this one) was too large for a shared server plan to handle, and that I would need to upgrade to a VPS. First off, I was happy that my website was having this kind of success. But ... Read More »

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How to Install a Godaddy SSL Certificate

Step-By-Step Instructions on How To Install a Godaddy SSL Certificate: This guide will take you through the process of adding your newly-purchased SSL Certificate to your Hosting Account. We’ll also have a few tips and point out some common mistakes to avoid. Step 1: Activate the Product After you purchase your Certificate, you’ll be taken to a screen to activate ... Read More »

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What is a Blog?

So What is a ‘Blog’ Anyway? When someone found out that I was a blogger, I was asked this question: ‘what is a blog?‘. It seems like a simple question, but when I answered the friend then followed up: ‘no, no, what’s the difference between a blog and a website?’. Now that got me thinking. People have been using the ... Read More »

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What is Shared Hosting?

Shared hosting is the most inexpensive and common type of web hosting you will see. The average person or small business does not require a whole entire server to themselves, so web hosting providers will give you an allocated section of one for a monthly rental fee. The most basic shared hosting service typically gives users one database and the ... Read More »

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What is a Domain Name?

“A domain name is a completely unique name that points to an internet resource, mostly commonly a website.” There can’t be any duplicates with domain names, so if a domain name that you want to use is already taken you will have to come up with an alternative. To access a website the DNS (Domain Name System, think of it ... Read More »

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What is Dedicated Hosting?

Dedicated hosting is exactly what it sounds like: a server that you get all to yourself and that only hosts your sites and your files. The most typical (and inexpensive) type of hosting that people and businesses use is shared hosting, where your site and files reside on a server with lots and lots of other sites. So what are ... Read More »


What is Bandwidth?

Before I got into running my own company I used to work for a design and development firm where we hosted all of our clients websites. By far the term that came up the most that our clients didn’t understand was bandwidth, and unfortunately this usually only came to light when they got a rather high bill for grossly exceeding ... Read More »

How To Transfer a Domain Between Two Godaddy Accounts

This is something I recently had to do when I accidentally registered a domain in my ‘personal’ account, instead of my ‘company’ account. Searching through Godaddy’s support forums is like a needle in the haystack, so I thought that I would put together a straightforward how-to post to help people that need to transfer a domain name. While my situation ... Read More »

How to Install WordPress on Bluehost

How to Install WordPress on Bluehost in under 3 minutes! So you’ve purchased your domain name, signed up for a hosting plan with Bluehost, and are now ready to start making a great website. If you haven’t yet signed up for Bluehost, click here to view a special offer for wordpress users. But first, you need to install a CMS ... Read More »