How does each of Web Hosting’s Resources Affect a Website?

How does each of Web Hosting’s Resources Affect a Website?

As we know all Linux Shared Hosting websites share the same resources on the server. Hence, to ensure the best performance for all sites there is a resource usage limit for CPU, RAM, I/O, inodes, and entry processes. This post explains how these resources affect your website, as well as situations where you might want to upgrade your hosting account….

How to Configure DNS for a Website Domain Name

How to Configure DNS for a Website Domain Name

cPanel (both shared and on servers) lets you host a website and email for your domain names. To establish the connection between the domain name and your cPanel account, you need to change the domain name’s DNS. For details on DNS, follow the previous Hosting Column post What is DNS (Domain Name System)? For shared hosting, websites with domains in…

Should I Choose Windows Hosting or Linux Hosting?

When we start web development we often get this question Should I choose Windows hosting or Linux hosting? For either kind of hosting, you use a web browser like Firefox, Chrome or Safari to manage your account and websites. So you can run your Windows Hosting account from a MacBook, or a Linux Hosting account from a Windows laptop. You can install…

Understanding Linux Shared Hosting, Business Web Hosting, and a VPS (Virtual Private Server)

Understanding Linux Shared Hosting, Business Web Hosting, and a VPS (Virtual Private Server)

In this post learn about various Linux cPanel web hosting such as Shared Hosting, Business Web Hosting, a VPS (Virtual Private Server), and mandatory requirements of each type of Linux hosting. Shared hosting is an inexpensive way to get your sites up on the web. A Virtual Private Server (VPS) is more powerful, but costs more than shared hosting, and…

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How to Migrate a WordPress Website to New Host

This post demonstrates how to migrate a WordPress website from one web hosting server to another. Migration refers to moving websites from one webserver to another webserver due to various reasons such as increased load on an existing server, slow speed of the website, increasing cost of hosting plans etc. A website migration is performed after taking a full backup…

How to Create a Self Hosted WordPress Website

How to Create a Free Self Hosted WordPress Website

This post demonstrates how to create a free WordPress website from installation of WordPress software to the creation of self-hosted free WordPress website. WordPress is a PHP MySQL software used for creating blogs & websites and powers more than 23% of websites on the internet. It is an Open Source software (free to use) and can be easily installed by…