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Here you’ll find all sorts of super useful information for making the most out of your web hosting experience
as well as countless tips and tricks for small business owners, freelancers, digital professionals and online entrepreneurs.

7 Ways to Make Your Website Look More Trustworthy
14 Jun

7 Ways to Make Your Website Look More Trustworthy
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Don’t think your website’s appearance matters? Think again. According to a study by Taylor and Francis Online, it takes a person less than a second to form an opinion about your website. If they get a good impression, they’ll consider browsing it. If not, off they’ll go. The scrutiny doesn’t stop there. If a visitor stays on your website, they’ll continue to judge its overall appearance during their visit. If people feel your website’s content or layout is unattractive, 38% of them will stop browsing. That’s a lot of lost traffic. Many...

11 Jun

8 Reasons to Choose WordPress
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Choosing a good content management system (CMS) for your website is as important as choosing good fuel for a car. It’s what keeps it running! A CMS helps you upload, maintain, and deliver all of the content on your website. It’s like your site’s backbone, brain, and beating heart. It organizes and indexes your content, making it easier for search engines to crawl through the website and fetch information requested by users. Of all the content systems out there, WordPress has been around longer than most—over 15 years. With more than...

How to Protect Yourself from Domain Theft
7 Jun

How to Protect Yourself from Domain Theft
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When someone tries to hack your domain, they'll typically use one of the two methods: They'll change your DNS configuration, moving name resolution to a server of their choosing, effectively redirecting traffic from your site to another one. They will modify your registration contact information, giving themselves full control over your domain. A hacker may go one step further and change the registration data in the WHOIS database, which can be used as proof that they, not you, are the actual owner of the domain. To further obscure the truth, the...

Why Does Your Business Need a Domain Email Address
4 Jun

Why Does Your Business Need a Domain Email Address
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When setting up an email address for your business, you'll have a lot of decisions to make. Who will provide the service? Should you use your own name in the email address, the business name, or both? If you're the only employee, is one business email address enough? There's one decision that should be easy: whether to use a domain email address or a generic one. A proper business email address should include your business’ domain name (i.e., @yourcompany.com). That's how you can project professionalism and represent your company as a legitimate and well-run business. Creating...

Elementor Website Builder and How to Migrate Your Elementor Website
31 May

Elementor Website Builder and How to Migrate Your Elementor Website
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Would you like to update your WordPress website design, but just can’t find the perfect theme for it? Not to worry. In this article, we are going to review Elementor. It’s a powerful WordPress page builder that lets you design beautiful websites. Maybe you’ve already used Elementor to create a great looking site, but now you need to move it to a new host. We have you covered there too. Below, you’ll find tips on how to migrate your website without losing any of the design elements. Let’s get started. Elementor: A Powerful Website Design...

Header image for the infographic about the 404 error page
30 May

Infographic: The 404 Page
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If you have ever used the internet, you have definitely seen the 404 error page. When you click a link or open a website, and it says something along the lines of 'page not found' with some generic text. The 404 error pages are inevitable for any website, and you definitely need to have one set up. The best part about it: you don't have to go the generic way. You can make the 404 page work for you. In this infographic, we show you an overview of how to optimize...