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Fatcow Review

Our Comprehensive Fatcow Hosting Review The Bottom Line (if you’re in a rush): Fatcow performs really well if you’re looking for a simple, easy to use web host. Their best feature is that you can easily get in touch with someone if you need help on something. However, if you’re looking for more advanced features (i.e. daily backup, shell access) …

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Cheap WordPress Hosting

WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems out there today. It’s not hard to see why, it’s extremely versatile and easy to use even for novice web masters. In response to it’s popularity some hosts have started tailoring their hosting plans to specifically cater to WordPress users, here are some of top ones and their current promotions. …

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Cheap VPS Hosting

VPS hosting is a good middle ground between the limited capabilities of shared hosting and the expense of a dedicated server. A VPS is definitely not the ‘cheapest’ hosting solution out there, but if your traffic or bandwidth needs have grown beyond the capability of a shared server but you don’t want to spring for dedicated hosting yet then VPS …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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 …