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There are many different reasons to change a website hosting server. Some people want a new, better host or just a plan upgrade from a shared server to a dedicated server. Whatever your choice is to switch servers, it’s imperative that you plan out the switch.
A switch in website hosting servers can cause a massive drop in visitors, bugs on your website that you didn’t have before, or even a website that is broken beyond repair.
Continue reading Best Practices for Changing Servers at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Do you think we have the best website hosting? We certainly think so – but we don’t expect you to take our word for it.
In this guide, we’re going to go over everything you should look for in a web host so you can make your own decision. By the end, we think you’ll agree with us.
Here’s what you need to know:
What is a hosting service?
Continue reading Do You Think We Have the Best Website Hosting? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Hosting services dedicated exclusively to WordPress can help guarantee the best possible security and performance for your website. But even then, there are dozens of quality options available on the market. How can you possibly know which one is right for you?
The key lies in knowing your specific needs and requirements. We’re going to do a deep-dive on how to determine what you need and how to choose the best WordPress hosting service for you.
Continue reading What Does ‘Best Hosting’ Really Mean for WordPress Hosting? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
It’s a Friday morning and you’ve had a peaceful quiet time after getting up, and it’s time to head to work. You jump in your car and start the commute to your office. On the way in, you stop at the coffee shop and pick up your usual. As you pull out of the coffee shop parking lot, you feel a thump, thump, thump on the front driver side wheel.
You quickly pull over, and see that you have a flat tire.
Continue reading Website Backups: The Most Powerful Tool in Web Security at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Whether you’re a small business owner or hobbyist, enhancing your online profile goes a long way to improve your reputation and brand. There are a lot of things involved in branding, especially within different industries. There are different web design, marketing and communication strategies depending on your target audience and customers. Here are five ways to enhance your branding.
Cheap Quality Hosting
Upgrade as needed. Don’t waste money that could be better spent elsewhere.
Continue reading 5 Ways To Improve Your Branding at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Do you generate content as part of your business? It’s likely that you do, even if you don’t realize it.
‘Content’ is anything that you create and publish online: newsletters, blogs, graphics, podcasts, social media posts, videos, and much more. Legally, that material belongs to you.
Historically, however, intellectual property has been very difficult to protect – and that was BEFORE the advent of the internet. Today, it’s nearly impossible.
Any would-be thief can easily scan the web, look for material they like, and copy it.
Continue reading Newsletter Copy: Is Your Online Content Protected? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Many website hosting companies offer options featuring shared physical servers and shared cloud servers, and even shared WordPress hosting. The question is: what are the differences between them? The three main shared hosting plans are traditional shared, shared cloud, and WordPress shared.
While all three have “shared” in the package name, they are each very unique. Let’s weigh the pros and cons and see which types of websites benefit.
Shared Hosting Plans
The base of any shared hosting plan is going to be the same: shared.
Continue reading Shared Hosting, Shared Cloud, and Shared WordPress Hosting – What’s the Difference? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Website hosting has many different pieces to it that all work together to store your website’s data safely. From firewalls and security certificates to storage space and bandwidth, the pieces cover a large range of actions.
One piece that is often overlooked is email. While most, if not all, businesses have their own email, many don’t think much about the behind the scenes portion of their email. A major player supporting your email is the SMTP services.
Continue reading SMTP Services- What You Should Know About Your Hosting Provider at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you’ve been in the sales business since before the recent ecommerce website hosting boom, then you probably remember the days of having to do “cold calling” and collecting “leads.”
While those days have definitely changed, there is one area that business owners still have to deal with. Instead of “leads,” those in sales now need a good collection of email addresses so they can do email marketing to gain sales.
But how do you acquire those addresses so that you can turn them into sales?
Continue reading Tips on Increasing Your Email List at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Did you know: WordPress has over 60.5% of CMS market share and is used by almost 34% of websites on the web.
In contrast, Joomla, the second most popular CMS, holds just 5.2% of CMS market share.
Why do you think there is such a difference between the two leading content management systems?
Why do you think over 75M websites use WordPress?
Based on my 10 years of experience and data from WordPress stats and facts, I can say these are the most amazing benefits which make WordPress stand out from the competition: it’s easy to use, efficient, comprehensive, and affordable.
Continue reading The Truly Amazing Benefits of WordPress at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Today, we are going to look at integrating G Suite (formerly known as Google Apps) with your shared hosting provider. For years now, Google has provided you with everything from quality email to easy word processing and collaboration in addition to the premier search engine on the Internet.
But you may not be as familiar with G Suite or how it can help your website become a better and more competitive entity on the Internet.
Continue reading Guide to G Suite Integration on My Shared Hosting Plan at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you have a website on a shared hosting platform, then you probably want to make sure that your site stays safe and secure. These days, there’s an unfortunate likelihood that your site will come under attack at some point.
One tool that you can use to help encrypt your information is SSH access, otherwise known as Secure Shell protocol. This is an encryption protocol for your network and it lets you create a secure connection across otherwise unsecured networks.
Continue reading How Does SSH Access Work on My Shared Hosting Plan? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
One of the top choices for website hosting options today is VPS hosting. And with that, many people are wondering whether they should also consider adding a managed option to their hosting plan. As with everything in life, this question isn’t a strictly “Yes” or “No” type of query but has several factors that need to be taken into account.
For many people, the benefits of having a managed VPS will definitely outweigh the monetary side of things.
Continue reading Is Managed VPS Like Having a Server Administrator? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Web hosting is a must-have when it comes to your website. And, of course, you want the best hosting provider out there.
But with so many options, how do you know which one is right for you?
We can’t speak for the other guys, but we can tell you all about what to expect from InMotion Hosting. (And we’ll let you in on a little secret – we think we offer the best service out there!)
In this guide, we’re going to go over what a web host is, what you should look for in a hosting service, and what to expect from InMotion.
Continue reading What Can You Expect with an InMotion Hosting Plan? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Our Reseller Hosting is a Linux-powered open-source juggernaut. Yes, we’re proud of it. And we stand behind the features and addons that make our service not only meet but exceed industry standards and expectations.
If you’re not familiar with the “reseller” hosting model and how it differs from an individual hosting account, we’re going to go through it point by point.
Reseller Hosting is a Model For Your Own Hosting Business
Have you ever though about starting your own business?
Continue reading Reseller Hosting Is Your Business Model Delivered at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you have VPS hosting, then you probably already know how important the safety and back-up features are for keeping your website secure. One of the more recent additions to this is the ability to take a snapshot of your VPS.
Many different companies offer their own snapshot products. Essentially, they offer the same features. The software will take a single backup of the VPS and give you the option to restore back to the original save point at any time.
Continue reading What Are Live-State Snapshots with My VPS Plan at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you do an online search for a hosting plan, then chances are you will be inundated with “cheap” shared hosting options from a considerable number of companies. For first-time website owners are looking to dip their big toe into the internet pool, and these aren’t bad plans to have.
However, as with anything, there are some downsides to using shared hosting.
Let’s look at the limitations of a shared plan so that you can make an educated choice on whether it will work for you or if you need to step up to a better plan.
Continue reading What Are the Limitations of Shared Hosting? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
WordPress hosting can handle a variety of different websites, from the small static ones to large data-heavy websites with videos, images, and other fun stuff. This is possible because hosting companies offer different types of hosting. Each type offers benefits to different kinds of websites.
As hosting plans can vary greatly, it is important to know which ones offer what, and what type of website they work best with.
To do this, let’s go over the four main types of hosting plans for WordPress.
Continue reading What Makes WordPress Hosting Different? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Has your website failed a performance test? A bad website hosting service could be to blame.
A website performance test measures page speed – the length of time it takes to display all the content on a specific page or the length of time it takes the server to receive that page’s first byte of information.
Why is that important? Because visitors aren’t going to sit around and wait for your page to load.
Continue reading What To Do When You Fail a Website Performance Test at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Have you ever wondered if your hosting provider can affect site speed? The answer is a resounding, “Yes.”
Many experts believe that web hosting is one of the most overlooked factors when it comes to page speed. And the speed of your website matters a lot.
Why? Because we live in a world of convenience, where everyone expects everything to happen immediately.
The fact is, no one is going to wait three minutes for your website to load.
Continue reading How Does My Hosting Provider Affect Site Speed at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
The Industry Buzz section is divided into three major sections, which is then subdivided into smaller sections.
Corporate Blogs which include official blogs from web hosts, registrars, search engines and other related sites.
Magazines & Blogs include interesting websites related to the hosting industry, but not necessarily from official company blogs.
Industry Leaders include personal blogs from important industry leaders, such as employees from Google and WordPress. These blogs sometimes include insights on how industry leaders think, but also may contain topics not related to hosting.