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July, 2010

  • 7 July

    How to Export and Import a WordPress Blog

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    Changing your web host is probably not something you do for fun, but if you are unhappy with your current host or have found a better one, there is no reason for you to suffer, when there is something better out there. If you have a WordPress blog, you will …

May, 2010

  • 24 May

    Web Hosting Advertising Options

    Regardless of what type of website you are creating, you have spent time and money getting the domain, web hosting account, and web development. In the ideal world, that would be enough, but the reality is that none of those components will get people to your website. For that, you …

  • 17 May

    When You Are Accused of Spamming…

    Question: My web host has accused me of being a spammer and has suspended my account. How do I prove I am not a spammer? Answer: Usually, you will only be accused of spamming in one of three situations: (1) you actually are a spammer, (2) your account is hosted …

April, 2010

  • 27 April

    Setting Ethical Standards for Hosting

    In a previous post, I explained the importance of having a Terms of Service (TOS) (Acceptable Use) agreement and privacy policy for your website. They protect both the users and the website owners. One question that might arise, however, is how to determine what acceptable use actually is. It is …

  • 22 April

    Is a router firewall enough to protect my server?

    Many web hosting providers and dedicated server data centers will provide router-level firewalls for their customers, mainly as a precaution to protect their infrastructure. A bot, virus, or other form of malware that gets into a single network can spread from server-to-server very quickly. On some home networks, a router …

March, 2010

  • 8 March

    Web host encourages clients to use Gmail

    You might think that as one of the largest web hosts in the United States, DreamHost would want its customers to use its own email service. You’d be wrong to think so, however. Since May 2008, the company has encouraged its users to switch to Gmail for their email needs. …

  • 2 March

    Can you host copyrighted content?

    One common issue new website owners run into is the hosting of copyrighted content. You may want to host a music video on your site, offer a song for download, or use another site’s image. Is this allowed? Unless you have permission from the copyright holder to use the content, …

February, 2010

  • 24 February

    Benefits of a Virtual Private Server (VPS)

    As we have mentioned in previous posts, a virtual private server (VPS) is an isolated instance of a larger operating system running in an enclosed environment. In Linux it is normally in a chrooted environment, where the root directory / is not available to the server user, but that user …

December, 2009

  • 18 December

    Web hosting reviews

    When shopping for a web host, you might decide to search the web for web host reviews. This is always a good idea, but as with anything on the Internet, what you find may not always be true. Given that information online can’t be verified, how do you know the …

  • 15 December

    Cheap web hosting

    I came across a forum user today looking for cheap web hosting: I need a cheap web hosting company. The rate should be $2 per month and should be of US IP only. The space should be minimum of 600 MB… Please let me know if anyone have these feature …